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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month – Famous Individuals in the DC Area

As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, we wanted to use our blog to spotlight some of the famous Hispanic individuals who contribute to our DMV community.

Job Growth: Pre- vs. Post-Pandemic Insights

he scourge of COVID-19 may still linger but its effects on how we live – and work – continues to recede into the distance. The changes it has left in its wake have been fundamental. Think of how the assembly line or the 40-hour work week or the Internet have changed what opportunities exist for workers.

How to Leave a Job Without Burning Bridges

We are assuming you are leaving your current position for life reasons or a better opportunity. If you are escaping a toxic environment or – worse – were terminated, your approach will be quite different. There are two main reasons to depart on good terms. First, you’ll likely want to obtain a reference from your old supervisor. Second, you may want to come back to your old position.

The No-No’s of PTO

However, in a post (ish) pandemic world, the lines between work and away-from-work have gotten blurred. Traditionally, there has been a hard line separating our workplace environment from the rest of our life. That has become more of a grey area as we have become more accustomed to working from almost everywhere.

The Benefits of a Hospitality Career

Fortunately, the hospitality industry has bounced back, fueled in large measure by two years of pent-up demand. This is great news for our area. According to JLL’s Pulse of the Market report for May, the number of jobs filled in the DC region was at 97.9% of pre-pandemic levels. The report also listed over fourteen thousand job listings for “Food Preparation and Service”.

Can You Guess Which Goodwill Location Turns 30 This Year?

We're excited to celebrate significant anniversaries that remind us how Goodwill's mission and overall presence in the community are essential and long-lasting. . .

We're excited to celebrate significant anniversaries that remind us how Goodwill's mission and overall presence in the community are essential and long-lasting.

Goodwill of Greater Washington to Open 22nd DC Area Retail Store in Hayfield, Virginia

Goodwill of Greater Washington announces the opening of its 22nd DC area retail store and donation center at 7558-B Telegraph Road, Alexandria, VA

Finance Management Isn’t Just for Adults Anymore

That’s why Goodwill believes that offsetting unemployment starts when a person is young. And that's the vision of Junior Achievement’s Finance Park. Finance Park is a series of facilities around the DMV that teach young minds (mostly 7th and 8th graders) about financial literacy. 

Mental Health Awareness Month: Tips for Maintaining Wellness When Returning to the Office

The pandemic has tested us like nothing we have ever experienced before. However, you are resilient. With planning and forethought – you will make this work.



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