Career Development Goals For 2022 From Goodwill Team Members

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

At Goodwill of Greater Washington, our success is your success – we want to help you RISE to your fullest potential through our free job training programs, career coaching services, and other opportunities that our organization has to offer. Workforce development is in our blood. It's at the core of what we do, and our team is always eager to share their expertise with the community.

Welcome to the Workforce, Gen Z.

The times they are a changin’. - Bob Dylan

What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?

The knee jerk response to that question is some variation of: “Who said I’m growing up?”

6 Professional New Year’s Resolutions – And How to Actually Make Them Happen

Let’s not be those people. As 2020 rises before us here are some simple resolutions you can make (and keep) for your professional life.

Career Spring Cleaning

Spring is finally upon us and the opportunity to refresh aspects of our lives after the long winter is knocking at our door. But as we take this opportunity to dive into spring cleaning let's not neglect the chance to spruce up our professional lives as well.

7 Career Killers

We talk a lot about what to do to advance your career. But what about the things you shouldn't do? Those aspects are just as important to a long and healthy working life as the things you should be doing. With that in mind we would like to present a few maneuvers that could prove deadly to your career.

Summer Podcast Listening List

The summer is prime time for some rest, relaxation, fun, sun, and of course bar-b-ques. But if you have an insatiable career growth itch that must be scratched these seven podcasts might be the perfect way to satisfy that desire while on vacation.

21 First Jobs of Famous People

It has to start somewhere. No matter what part of your career path you are currently on, you had to have that first, real-life job. For the majority of us this first step probably had little or nothing to do with our ultimate direction and even the big have to start small sometimes. Here is a list of some very recognizable people who had some very humble beginnings to their professional lives.

6 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Professional Career

With the ringing in of a new year there are many who like to take the opportunity to improve some aspect of their lives. And why not?

At Goodwill, Some Goals Are Very Personal!

As 2015 comes to a close, we at Goodwill, like most organizations, will begin evaluating how effective we were in reaching our mission goals for 2015. By year’s end, Goodwill will have served more than 2,000 people in the Washington, DC region...


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Goodwill job training programs are no cost to students and lead to employment.

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Goodwill career services are free to employ the unemployed.

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