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7 Practical Tips For Moms With Children in Special Education

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

I remember the first IEP meeting for my daughter. I requested she get tested because I knew her math skills were below the effort; she was putting into her schoolwork. Even though I requested the testing, I still cried when they told me she qualified for special education. I did not want her to be different, be made fun of, or my worse fear was that she would not be able to accomplish her dreams.

Meaningful Words of Wisdom From the Moms at Goodwill

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

Our Mothers shape our lives. They're present during every one of life's accomplishments from uttering your first "words," to seeing you off to school. The advice and words of wisdom that our Moms give us during each one of these occasions are long-lasting, and they are shaped by decades of experiences, years of memories, and days of struggles.

Women’s History Month Spotlight: Kim Jackson, Merchandise Processor

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

As Women’s History Month draws to a close, we are proud to share the story of one of the many women who make Goodwill of Greater Washington successful and a great place to work. This time, we focus on Kim Jackson, a Merchandise Processor at our DC Goodwill store. She first found out about Goodwill when learning about our Medical Job Training Program. Up until that point, she was not familiar with Goodwill, but as she looked into our organization, she decided to seek employment with us. Kim has now been with Goodwill for over two years.

Women’s History Month Spotlight: Anita Dean, Goodwill General Manager

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

As we continue to celebrate Women’s History Month, this week’s spotlight shifts to yet another of our valued team members at Goodwill of Greater Washington. Anita Dean is the recently promoted General Manager at our retail store and donation center in Clinton, MD. She joined us in 2018 as the Assistant Manager of our Bowie, MD store.

Women’s History Month Spotlight: Nicole Pokorski, Goodwill Retail Assistant Manager

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

Once again, we are proud to celebrate Women’s History month by shining the spotlight on another of the many strong, successful women who help shape the mission of Goodwill of Greater Washington. This week it's Nicole Pokorski, the Assistant Retail Manager at our Herndon, VA store.

Women’s History Month Spotlight: Raenita Hector, Goodwill FDA Contract Site Project Manager

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

As part of Women’s History Month we continue to shine the spotlight on some of the great women we are blessed to have as part of our Goodwill of Greater Washington team. This week, it's Raenita Hector, Project Manager at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Women’s History Month Spotlight: Dr. Chelsea Kirk, Goodwill Excel Center School Director

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

Since 1987, Women’s History Month has been celebrated every March in the United States. Its goal is to highlight women’s contribution to history, culture and society. In honor of that we wanted to shine the spotlight on Dr. Chelsea Kirk, the Goodwill Excel Center's School Director.

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.

Ways to Navigate & Overcome Unemployment Gaps

Employers have become much more understanding about employment gaps. They understand that these have increased due to a variety of reasons. Downsizing, illness, taking care of family, childcare are just some of the contributing factors to employment gaps. If this has happened to you – what should you do?

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!



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