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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.

Grandmother, Grandson Earn High School Diplomas Together

Two generations turned the tassel when grandmother Sandra Brooks-Burr graduated from high school with her grandson Delon'Ta Brooks in D.C. News4's Aim

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.

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.

A Goodwill Love Connection

My mother always told me that there are no coincidences in life. Is it fate? Is it God? Who knows?! But sometimes the pieces fit together too flawlessly to chalk it up to simple chance. Love, in many cases, can be one of those occasions.

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.

Big Plans in Place for Goodwill in 2018

2018 promises to be busy at Goodwill of Greater Washington! We have several major initiatives in the works and wanted to share some of them with you as the New Year approaches.

10 Helpful Year End Goods Donation Tips 2017

As 2017 comes to a close we approach the busiest time of year for the donation of hard goods. For this reason we present you with 10 tips that can help make this process as easy and efficient as possible.

Goodwill Style at this Year’s Holiday Party

Now that Thanksgiving is over, it’s the holiday season. And you know what that means? Office holiday parties are coming up quickly!



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