Working Capital - Goodwill's Mission Blog
Working Capital - Goodwill's Mission Blog
Working Capital - Goodwill's Mission Blog
Working Capital - Goodwill's Mission Blog

Shopping With a Purpose for Earth Day

Posted: April 17, 2017

As Earth Day Approaches we welcome guest blogger Danielle S. Nkojo, a waste and materials expert from the DC Government's Department of Energy and Environment. In today's post she delves into the profound environmental and personal impact shopping at retailers like Goodwill can have.

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The Faces of Goodwill

Posted: April 10, 2017

Transforming lives and communities through the power of education and employment is the mission of Goodwill of Greater Washington. But what does that truly mean? Let us show you...

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Career Advice from a Millennial

Posted: April 3, 2017

There seem to be a lot of negative stereotypes going against millennials when it comes to the workforce. To combat some of these perceptions, here is some career advice from a veteran member of this particular generation.

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5 Considerations for Adults Looking to Complete Their High School Education

Posted: March 24, 2017

Going back to school as an adult is no small undertaking. But as each level of education is achieved the opportunities in one's professional life are expanded. A high school education is the essential foundation of countless career paths and for adults who are looking to obtain that level of education we invite you to consider these 5 points.

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Career Spring Cleaning

Posted: March 17, 2017

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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Falling into the Skills Gap

Posted: March 13, 2017

According to many recent findings, the job market in the United States has shown solid growth. But even though many companies may have openings, it seems there are not enough candidates with the proper credentials to fill said positions. Many believe that one of the more prominent reasons for this is something called skills gap.

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Why Retail Careers at Goodwill Offer “Overwhelming Growth Opportunities”

Posted: March 6, 2017

Just as there is more to Goodwill retail stores than being great places to find quality donated goods at great prices there is also much more to the people who work in those stores as well. They are always striving to better themselves and in turn are constantly building a better Goodwill of Greater Washington. Sari is a perfect example of one of our many exemplary associates.

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Looking Beyond the 9 to 5

Posted: February 24, 2017

Many would consider the 9am-5pm, Monday through Friday workweek to be the norm. But there are enough people out there working in professions that do not adhere to this schedule that you may have to reconsider what you call "normal".

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African-American Visionaries

Posted: February 17, 2017

Black History Month gives us the opportunity to recognize the tremendous impact African-Americans have had on all aspects of our society. In honor of this month we wanted to take a moment to lift up just a few of the many African-Americans who have left indelible marks on business throughout the years.

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The Goodwill Excel Center – One Year Later

Posted: February 10, 2017

One year ago this month we began recruitment and enrollment for The Goodwill Excel Center Adult Public Charter High School. It has been a tremendous undertaking and while there have been many ups and downs we couldn't be happier with the path that it has taken over the last year.

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