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5 Ways to Have Virtual Fun at Work

The point is that even though we're all working miles apart from one another, it doesn't mean we can't still have fun together while at work. It just needs to be virtual!

5+ Tips on Digital Decluttering Before the New Year

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

One must not neglect the environment behind the phone or computer screen. A decluttered work email inbox or personal phone photo collection can contribute to improving one's mental health and productivity. To help you get started, here are some tips to guide you through the digital decluttering process.

2020 Has Been a Learning Year for Goodwill and We Are Grateful!

If not for the ingenuity and commitment of hundreds of Goodwill of Greater Washington associates as well as the support of our very generous community, 2020 could have ended very differently at our Goodwill.

3 Ways to Style a Festive Holiday Sweater for the Virtual Office

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

Once celebration planning is in order and the virtual holiday party date is on everyone's calendars, it's time to start figuring out what you'll wear.....on a Zoom screen. Although COVID-19 has altered literally everything that we do, isn't it still worth trying to win your organization's holiday-themed, 'Best Dressed,' award?

Tips for Planning a Virtual Holiday Party

It's hard to believe but the holiday season is already upon us. Like almost every other aspect of a traditional work environment, COVID-19 has forced us to rethink how we celebrate the holidays with our professional colleagues.

5+ Ways to Give Virtual Gratitude to Colleagues During The Holiday Season

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

It's time to get creative. To provide some inspiration in an effort to reenergize your thankful thinking cap, here are some thought-starters on ways to show colleagues and collaborators that you care, through Thanksgiving and beyond.

One Perspective on Working in a Virtual World

Like many of you, I grew up in a professional environment where work was done at the office. I define "at the office" generally as your place of business. In my personal experience that meant at the swimming pool when I was a lifeguard during summer breaks in my youth, at the donut shop when I was in high school, cooking burgers at McDonald's or cleaning the floors at a local bar when I was in college, and actually in an office when I was working in law, broadcasting, or marketing. The bottom line is that I worked where the business that employed me was located. That's just how it was done.

5 Ways to Avoid Virtual Workplace Burnout Before the Holiday Season

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

To ensure that you're keeping a healthy mindset, here are some tips to avoid burnout in the workplace before the holidays.

6 Things You May Not Know Goodwill Did as a Result of the Pandemic

Like every other nonprofit organization or business affected by the pandemic, Goodwill of Greater Washington has had to pivot time and time again since March of this year to keep our operations afloat and our associates employed while continuing to fulfill our mission services. As a result, Goodwill implemented several changes to our business and mission models. Here are a handful of changes and efforts that you may not be aware of, but may impact you as a Goodwill supporter or member of our community.

Now Hiring: Three Job Industries That Have Not Been Impacted by COVID-19

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

We can't even begin to list the different sectors of the workforce that have been impacted by COVID-19. Plus, you've already heard about them all over the news, millions of times. Nearly every job, vertical, and area of focus has been touched in some way shape or form - many of which we're still trying to fathom. Hospitality is forever changed. The restaurant industry is making unpredicted shifts. Our face-to-face interactions have now become mask-to-mask. But amidst this workplace upheaval, some industries have not been impacted during the pandemic. In fact, some have even grown. If you're looking for a new job or a change in your career path, here are some opportunities that seem to be pandemic-proof. Judging by their abilities to withstand this current economic depression, it's likely that these positions will always be unaffected by economic trauma.



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