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

Cyberloafing is Good for You

Posted: August 16, 2018

Cyberloafing has more benefits than you think. Other than the satisfaction gained by browsing the internet for cute cat videos or mulling over celebrity gossip, surfing the web at work may actually increase your productivity.

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5 Things to Consider Before Going Freelance

Posted: August 9, 2018

While countless professionals aspire to one day reach the “corner office”, others are refocusing their goals into becoming self-employed. If freelancing continues to grow at its current rate, the majority of U.S. workers will be freelancing by 2027. Does that mean you should hop aboard the Freelance Train?

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Why You Should Ask for a Raise

Posted: August 2, 2018

Assuming we are doing a great job, hitting a significant portion of our goals, demonstrating value to our employer and working for a company that is performing well – asking for a raise is a worthwhile pursuit. Here is why you should take the plunge and have the conversation with your employer.

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A Grandma and Grandson Graduation

Posted: July 27, 2018

The Goodwill Excel Center graduated its third and largest class to date:  65 students! Every graduate spent almost two years diligently working toward earning the diploma that had eluded them earlier in life.  Finally, their dedication and commitment paid off! We are also proud to share the story of a grandmother and grandson who earned their diplomas together.

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6 Simple Ways to Supplement Your Income

Posted: July 26, 2018

There are many ways to supplement your income other than setting up a lemonade stand in your neighborhood. Find a side hustle that not only brings in the loot, but optimizes your skills, schedule, and resources in the best ways imaginable.

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Summer Reading & Podcasts for Career Development

Posted: July 12, 2018

This summer, why not use your downtime to develop professionally? Here is a list of books and podcasts to help you reach your goals!

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Getting Past The Algorithm

Posted: July 5, 2018

Finding a job is hard work. The days of perusing the classified ads and dropping a resume in the mail are long behind us. Steve Allan of weighs in on automation in the hiring process and how you can beat the algorithm.

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Careers of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence

Posted: June 28, 2018

The core of Goodwill of Greater Washington's mission is workforce development. We work to accomplish this through job training, education, and assistance with job placement. In celebration of Independence Day we thought it might be fun and interesting to take a look at some of the professions of the signers of the Declaration of Independence.

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Tattoos in the Workplace

Posted: June 21, 2018

About 45 million Americans have tattoos while 37% of HR managers cite tattoos as one of the top three physical attributes that can limit career potential. What is or is not appropriate when it comes to tattoos in the workplace?

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Artifical Intelligence and Jobs

Posted: June 14, 2018

Robotics are sure to become more prevalent in the workforce with the coming wave of AI. What is the solution?

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