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Commutes Are Back and the Public Has Varying Opinions

In the time prior to March of 2020, commuting to work was an expected – and accepted – part of everyday life. At that time the average one-way commute in Washington, DC was around 30 minutes. Now, many who read this would wish their one-way daily commute was only 30 minutes.

Coming Fourth

Is there anything more “normal” than celebrating the Fourth of July? It is the unofficial mid-point of summer and screams barbeques and backyard parties. And, yes, it is also when we celebrate America’s independence. That word holds a slightly different connotation in 2021.

To Mask or Not to Mask?

Face it, not wearing a mask will feel a bit unnatural for a time. Seeing people not wearing masks will still set off that virus alarm in some people. However, as of this writing, 60% of the US population had received at least one dose of a vaccine, and 37% were fully vaccinated. As this program proceeds, we will all feel more comfortable not wearing a mask.

9 Questions & Considerations For Switching Career Paths Post-Pandemic

If you’ve been in hold mode and are preparing to switch career paths, how has the pandemic altered that paradigm?

Last-Minute Resources to Use Before Taxes Are Due

There are very few positives we can wring out of our shared pandemic year. However, one small shining light is the fact that the deadline to file your 2020 federal income taxes has been extended to May 17th. Since this is right around the corner, we put together a list of last-minute resources that can help you in your filing.

Vaccines in the Workplace – Should I Get One?

It has been a long, painful, and trying year and that light at the end of the tunnel does not appear to be an oncoming train. This begs the question – now that I can get vaccinated, should I?

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.

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!

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.

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.



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