Tag: Behind The Scenes

How Goodwill Helps its Team Members RISE to their Fullest Potential!

Coaches work with our team members to help them cope with emotional and tangible barriers to happiness and professional or personal success.  Anyone who has struggled to maintain a proper work/life balance or wondered how they would pay the mortgage and buy a gas can attest that tangible challenges can often lead to emotional challenges. 

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A Manager’s Perspective: What it Takes to Open the New Dulles Goodwill Location

I had the pleasure of speaking with Maria Iraheta, the General Manager of our Dulles location, to learn about what it truly takes to open a Goodwill store and donation center.

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What Do Your Colleagues Actually Do? Behind the Curtains: Talent Acquisition at Goodwill

We asked Sean what he thinks a lot of people might not know or understand about talent acquisition.  A greater understanding will lead to better collaboration, appreciation, and employee retention. Here's what he shared with us.

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Three Things I Learned When Going Through Hundreds of Shoes at a Goodwill Donation Center

When you go thrifting, look at a price tag, find a preloved gem, or collect donations - I urge you to consider what I learned and grow your attitude of gratitude. These insights are just scratching the surface of capturing my time sorting with Goodwill.

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Can You Guess Which Goodwill Location Turns 30 This Year?

We're excited to celebrate significant anniversaries that remind us how Goodwill's mission and overall presence in the community are essential and long-lasting.

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A Manager’s Perspective: Opening the New Hayfield Goodwill Location

It takes a lot of team effort and planning to open a new Goodwill location, more than we ourselves sometimes can comprehend. However, we always remember that it truly does take a village to bring it all to life for our community. We spoke with Dwayne Pierce, Hayfield's incoming General Manager, to provide you an inside look at the effort involved in opening...

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