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How the Skills I Learned in the Military Still Apply to My Civilian Career

Veteran's Day is a time to recognize our military veterans - those brave souls who selflessly decided to stand guard over our nation and ensure the blessings of liberty are always protected. 

As we honor our veterans here at Goodwill, we decided to ask some of them about their military experience and how what they learned has shaped them, prepared them, and sustained them in their new civilian careers.  Here's what they had to say:

How Skills I Learned in the Military Still Apply to my Civilian Career

As we honor our veterans here at Goodwill, we decided to ask some of them about their military experience and how what they learned has shaped them, prepared them, and sustained them in their new civilian careers.  Here's what they had to say:

My First Job: Where You Started Isn’t Where You’ll Always Wind Up Going

My first jobs were very different from where my career path took me - from Retail to Art to Marketing. I wondered if this unexpected trajectory might be the same as my colleagues at Goodwill. So, I asked them! Here's what they said. 

A Father’s Words of Wisdom About Pursuing Your Dreams – Goodwill Edition

Ahh, Valentine’s Day. Love is in the air. Romance is alive. But, is it appropriate in the workplace?

We asked our team members at Goodwill to share words of wisdom - ones that they pass on to their children about pursuing their dreams, whatever they might be.

Goodwill Team Spotlight: What Does Women’s Equality Day Mean to You?

Ahh, Valentine’s Day. Love is in the air. Romance is alive. But, is it appropriate in the workplace?

On August 26th, Goodwill of Greater Washington recognizes Women’s Equality Day, a significant day in United States history that celebrates the passage of women’s suffrage in our country. To further celebrate Women's Equality Day, we asked multiple team members what Women's Equality Day means to them. 

A Father’s Words of Wisdom – Goodwill Edition

Ahh, Valentine’s Day. Love is in the air. Romance is alive. But, is it appropriate in the workplace?

We asked our team members at Goodwill to share the words of wisdom - ones that they have heard from their own Dads or have passed on to their children.

The Best Career Advice I Got From My Dad – Goodwill Edition

Ahh, Valentine’s Day. Love is in the air. Romance is alive. But, is it appropriate in the workplace?

With Father's Day next Sunday, we're thinking about all of the things our fathers and father-like figures have done for us - including helping to shape the people that we are today both in and outside of the workplace.

Career Advice from a Millennial

There seem to be a lot of negative stereotypes going against millennials when it comes to the workforce. To combat some of these perceptions, here is some career advice from a veteran member of this particular generation.



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