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What’s Appropriate? Gift Etiquette at Work

are just beginning. While family and friends are sure to top our lists this year, there’s another segment that is often overlooked. Not because we don’t care but, surprisingly, because we’re not sure what’s appropriate. You’ve guessed it – Holiday shopping for work colleagues! This task is challenging for many and may even have you second-guessing if your gift may land you in the hot seat with your human resource manager. If you’ve ever felt this way, then keep reading. We’ve provided tips and appropriate office gifts that will have your colleagues crowning you the MVP of gift-giving.  

Be Thankful with a Random Act of Kindness

Thanksgiving is usually a day when we gather with friends and family to give thanks for the blessings we have in our lives.  While most of us also happen to enjoy the annual feast that is traditionally the highlight of the holiday, perhaps this year we can add another element to the celebration that has a more meaningful impact on those around us.

Goodwill Spotlight: What We’re Thankful For

To encourage you to adopt an “attitude of gratitude,” we would like to share a few of the many things our team members here at Goodwill of Greater Washington are most thankful for. But first, allow us to express a little gratitude for our own.

Veteran Spotlight: Ian Johnston

As part of our Veterans Day celebrations, we’d like to take a moment to recognize the individuals within our Goodwill family who have demonstrated selflessness, courage, and sacrifice, by serving our country. 

Veteran Spotlight: Robert Wade Sr.

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

Veterans Day is an important opportunity to spotlight our country’s service members and the invaluable work they perform each and every day.  celebrations, we'd like to take a moment to recognize the individuals within our Goodwill family who have demonstrated selflessness, courage, and sacrifice, by serving our country. 

Veteran Spotlight: John Fullard

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

Veterans Day is an important opportunity to spotlight our country’s service members and the invaluable work they perform each and every day.  celebrations, we'd like to take a moment to recognize the individuals within our Goodwill family who have demonstrated selflessness, courage, and sacrifice, by serving our country. 

National Hispanic Heritage Month – Goodwill Celebrates

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

From September 15th through October 15th, Goodwill of Greater Washington observes National Hispanic Heritage Month, a month-long celebration of the cultures and contributions of both Hispanic and Latinx Americans. 

Goodwill of Greater Washington to Open 21st Store in Rockville, Maryland

Goodwill of Greater Washington announces the opening of its 21st retail store and donation center 725 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD

Celebrating September’s Jewish High Holidays

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

For those who practice Judaism, this September is an especially important month, filled with significant holidays that the community recognizes in various ways.

5 Free Programs to Improve Your Leadership & Management Skills

Be proactive. Focus on your professional development. Gain the skills that will take you to the next level and give you the competitive advantage necessary to set yourself apart from others inside or outside of your organization. If money is an issue, there are free resources available that can offer tremendous value.



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