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

Jobs Of The Living Dead

Posted: October 6, 2017

While these jobs may not be for the faint of heart we are going to guess there is probably some good job security if you decide to go into one of these professions. A few other perks: you won't exactly have to be in the traditional office environment and your coworkers are very quiet.

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NDEAM 2017: A Spotlight on Goodwill’s Ability One Program Contract Sites

Posted: September 29, 2017

Every year, during the month of October, Goodwill of Greater Washington joins hundreds of companies across the United States in recognizing National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). This campaign is an opportunity to educate our nation’s workforce and facilitate discussion about disability employment issues and lift up the countless contributions of America’s workers with disabilities.

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3 Fun Work Trends to Experiment with this Fall

Posted: September 22, 2017

As we begin the transition from summer to fall we invite the DC Goodwill Fashionista back to give us some of her favorite workplace trends for the upcoming season.

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Is It Better To Be Liked Or Respected?

Posted: September 15, 2017

Is it better to be liked or to be respected in the workplace? This can be taken from two different perspectives – as a co-worker and as a supervisor. In a perfect world we are seen as both, but is there an advantage (or disadvantage) to one over the other?

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DC Adults Go Back to School

Posted: September 8, 2017

As a new school year begins we would like to take a moment to welcome an amazing group of Washington D.C. adults who are starting their journey towards earning their high school diplomas at The Goodwill Excel Center.

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Summer is almost over… did you REALLY take a vacation?

Posted: August 25, 2017

The constant connection that comes with modern technology is undeniable. And while there are many positives to the convenience of this, there have also been some side effects many may see as unwanted. One of these side effects is the ability to be in contact with the workplace at all times... even on vacation. So how much of your summer vacation was still spent "at work"?

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A Quick Crash Course on LinkedIn

Posted: August 21, 2017

With the prevalence of social media in our modern society it is no surprise LinkedIn has become so prominent in the business world. When used properly, it can be an extremely effective networking tool and even a means to find the next step in your career. But like all tools, when used inappropriately it can be damaging to your personal brand and even your professional life as a whole.

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Is There a Trade School Stigma?

Posted: August 11, 2017

Trade schools are one of the most effective ways to learn a very valuable skill in a specific industry. And while the skills taught in these schools are a necessity in not only the workforce but also to society as a whole there oftentimes seems to be a negative perception of those who take this particular route.

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Congratulations College Senior! What’s next?

Posted: August 4, 2017

The last year of college is filled with plenty of fun, friends, and of course studying. For many students this will be the last year of their academic journey. And while they immerse themselves in the fun to be had and the work to be done, the clock is ticking and they will soon have to join the working world. Here is some advice to those who are preparing to take that next step.

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Do you need a postgraduate degree to make it in the D.C. area?

Posted: July 28, 2017

It takes a tremendous investment of time and money to obtain a postgraduate degree. But having one in a competitive job market like the Washington D.C. area is sure to be beneficial right? Well, the answer to that question is not as cut and dry as you may think.

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