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“Virtual Training Is The Now”

Prince George's Co. program connects unemployed residents with in-demand medical jobs

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.

Biden’s Workforce Policies – Good for Goodwill?

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

As we adjust to a change in our governmental leadership, we thought this would be a good time to look at the workforce policies the Biden administration is advocating. Our purpose is to merely outline what has been promised, not to offer any editorial comment.

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.

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.

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.

7 Most Asked Interview Questions – Virtual World Edition

The best way to steel yourself for any interview is by being prepared. Do your research on the company and, if possible, the interviewer. Calm yourself with the thought that you wouldn’t be here in the first place if they didn’t see value in you. And, develop answers for the questions you know they’ll ask.

How Our Work From Home (WFH) Attitudes Have Evolved Over the Past Five Months

There is a lot of talk about how businesses will operationally adapt going forward. There is less discussion about how the workforce will adapt. More importantly, how the workforce feels about this new reality.



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