Beginning Friday, July 31st, due to the excessive heat and for the safety of our donors and donation center associates, our new donation center hours will be 10 AM - 1 PM daily. We apologize for any inconvenience.

The Second Wave of COVID-19 – Now What?

Sadly, based on the data readily available, it seems that – overall – we are seeing more of a resurgence of the original infection curve than the beginning of a new outbreak. What does this mean to the workplace environment and, more personally, what does this mean to our workday experience as we move forward?

How to Build a Strong Team in a Virtual World

How do we maintain our team spirit? As important, how do we continue to grow a culture of camaraderie when our co-workers have morphed into a two dimensional image? And, lastly, how do we incorporate the “newbies” into our culture?

How COVID-19 Has Changed How We Do Business

Way back in March when things were beginning to lock and shut down, we viewed this as merely a speed bump in our lives. Surely, we thought, this would only be temporary. In a few weeks things would go back to normal. It would become the subject of water cooler talk.

How the Traditional Work Environment is Changing

Fast forward to 2020. Throw in a heavy dose of technology and leaven with a pandemic and we find ourselves wondering – does Robert Owen’s mantra still apply?

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.

A Letter From the President & CEO

Goodwill of Greater Washington stands with individuals and organizations across the country and the world in grieving not only for George Floyd . . .

6 Tips for Transitioning Back to the Office

Some transitions will be gradual, others more accelerated. Many offices will still incorporate a significant amount of work-from-home hours. Whatever you are facing, do so with a smile. Remember that you used to enjoy where you work. (Of course, if you now find out your current office situation is not what you really want – get to work on your personal career plan). Oh, and pack a lunch.

Who’s Zoomin’ Who?

The term “a new normal” is bandied about quite a bit nowadays. While it can make for some clever memes its actual meaning remains in flux. We are all adapting to new situations when it comes to our work environment. Not the least of which is in how we communicate with each other.

Goodwill Donates Truck Fleet for Capital Area Food Bank Deliveries

While its retail stores are closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Goodwill of Greater Washington has partnered with the Capital Area Food Bank. . .

Resources to Help Your Post-Pandemic Job Search

Yes, we are resilient and, yes, this too shall pass. However, it will take effort and endurance. If you are, or know, someone who is looking to get back into the game, here are a few resources you can utilize in your quest. There are the obvious candidates like Monster, Indeed, Career Builder and LinkedIn. However, there are many others, like these.


Shop online or find your local Goodwill to start saving!

[learn more]


Goodwill job training programs are no cost to students and lead to employment.

[learn more]


Goodwill career services are free to employ the unemployed.

[learn more]

Back to Top
DC Goodwill for Android Install
DC Goodwill for iOS Install
Follow Us!