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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?

Declutter Your Jargon

One of our goals for 2021 – besides survival – should be to reduce our use and dependence on jargon. Every industry does it. In the right setting, jargon can be used to effectively communicate with peers in a knowledge-based environment.

Join Goodwill and Give Hope this Holiday

Your gift allows people to receive no-cost training through Goodwill to rejoin the workforce or start new careers and helps meet student technology

On #GivingTuesday, you can stand with Goodwill to finish 2018 strong and start 2019 ready to do more!

5 Benefits of Virtual Commuting

The question is – what can we do with this newfound freedom? The absence of soul draining bumper-to-bumper crawls opens up a world of possibilities. Rather than using that extra time for “work”, think of it as “me” time.

Do Good for Goodwill: Giving Tuesday 2020

Giving Tuesday is a global day of generosity that takes place on December 1, 2020. It was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages

On #GivingTuesday, you can stand with Goodwill to finish 2018 strong and start 2019 ready to do more!

The Real Impact of Small Business Saturday During COVID-19

Small Business Saturday is this weekend – November 28th, to be precise. To say that small businesses are the backbone of local communities would be an understatement. However, before we discuss the benefits of supporting these establishments, here are a few facts:

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.

Unremarkable and Typical, by Monique Wiley-Crawford

This Black History Month we hope you take the opportunity to remember the contributions of community health care advocates like midwives.

During this African American History Month, I salute my parents for their example, their love and commitment, and the beautiful memories that we share as a family. May God continue to bless us all keeping a hedge of protection around us and those that we love.

Career Spring Cleaning

Spring is finally upon us and the opportunity to refresh aspects of our lives after the long winter is knocking at our door. But as we take this opportunity to dive into spring cleaning let's not neglect the chance to spruce up our professional lives as well.



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