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Career Spring Cleaning

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.

Jobs of the Living Dead, Part 2

It’s the scary season. Ghosts, goblins and pumpkin spice everywhere! So, it would be natural for us to focus on a “dead” theme when it comes to the employment picture. We thought about dead end jobs but that was too vague. We toyed with the idea the “death” of certain types of jobs but that was stretching the point a bit too thin. So, we settled on jobs involving death –hence the title.

Goodwill of Greater Washington to Host
Grand Opening Event for its 20th Store
in Manassas, Virginia

On Saturday, October 6th at 9:00AM, Goodwill of Greater Washington [Goodwill] will host a grand opening celebration for its 20th retail store and

Goodwill is Good Business: Employers Hire Our Graduates

We are honored to be among the most respected non-profits in our region and we are grateful for the businesses that have chosen to Invest in

We are honored to be among the most respected non-profits in our region and we are grateful for the businesses that have chosen to Invest in, Engage with, and Employ our Goodwill graduates.

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.

Shopping With a Purpose for Earth Day

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.

African-American Visionaries

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.

Jobs Of The Living Dead

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.

DC Adults Go Back to School

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.

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

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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