The Meaning of Independence in the Midst of a Pandemic

Then 234 years later came an unseen challenge to those liberties called COVID-19, and a nation - no, an entire world - turned upside down.

So, What is “Hospitality” Exactly?

While no one can predict the future we are confident in saying that Hospitality will continue to grow and provide stable, lasting careers for many Americans. And, it is highly unlikely they will be replaced by robots.

Careers of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence

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.

3 Fun Work Trends to Experiment with this Fall

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.

7 Career Killers

We talk a lot about what to do to advance your career. But what about the things you shouldn't do? Those aspects are just as important to a long and healthy working life as the things you should be doing. With that in mind we would like to present a few maneuvers that could prove deadly to your career.

The LINE Hotel Hires DC Goodwill Graduates

As we work to continually expand our job training programs to better serve those who walk through our doors we are very proud to announce a hospitality job training program in collaboration with The LINE Hotel in Washington D.C.

Veterans Day: Their Willing Sacrifice

With military service there are certain unique sacrifices that come along with the honor of fighting for one’s country. One of the most prevalent being the absence of what would be considered a normal family life.

Goodwill Graduates-Where Are They Now? Juanita King

Seeing the progress that the graduates of our free job training programs make beyond their education is one of the most fulfilling parts of working at Goodwill of Greater Washington.

Goodwill and Uber Team Up for Nationwide Mobile Donation Campaign

On Saturday, May 2 (2015), Uber drivers in Northern Virginia will pick up clothing donations and deliver them to Goodwill free of charge.

Taking Action on Long Term Unemployment

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Recent statistics from the Department of Labor peg the nationwide unemployment rate at 6.7%. While this has been declining in recent years as the economy slowly recovers, what this number does not reveal is how many of those individuals have been out of work for at least a year.


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