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

Strange and Unexplained Donations

Posted: October 5, 2018

With Halloween only weeks away, we thought it would be fun to take a dive into a few of the strangest, zaniest, most macabre items donated to Goodwill agencies across the country! 

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Dangerous Jobs

Posted: September 28, 2018

As you should be aware of things like career advancement, salary scales, and personal fit so, too, should you consider, or at least be aware of, any potential life-threatening risks that come with any job.

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National Disabilities Employment Awareness Month 2018

Posted: September 20, 2018

October is National Disabilities Employment Awareness Month. Educate and inform your friends and family members about the importance of employing people with disabilities!

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Work Place Emergencies

Posted: September 13, 2018

Louis Ferrell, Goodwill of Greater Washington’s Director of Safety, provides tips and ideas on how to best prepare a workplace emergency action plan.

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The World’s Best Jobs!

Posted: September 6, 2018

If you're open to new career opportunities and willing to do a little research, you may be surprised by the opportunities you can find! Here is a list of some of the most fun, easiest jobs that you can get paid to do!

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Why Do We Celebrate Labor Day?

Posted: August 30, 2018

Assuming that you start working full time at 21 and retire at 65 you will end up working over 91,000 hours - a sobering statistic to digest amidst a three-day weekend. It’s a good thing that we take one day a year to celebrate all that blood, sweat, and toil.

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Going Back to School – A Reason to Excel

Posted: August 24, 2018

For many students, the idea of going back to school marks the beginning of a new school year - but for our Goodwill Excel Center students, it means so much more.

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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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