Menu 

Unusual Jobs of U.S. Presidents

Today, many politicians begin their careers in the political arena, starting out as interns, activists, aides or consultants. However, that wasn’t always the case.

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.

Bizarre Jobs

In the true spirit of the season, we thought now would be a good time to explore some career opportunities that lean toward the bizarre.

First Jobs of Presidents

Over the course of our history, only forty-four men have claimed the job title of President of the United States. In many cases, this is the last “job” they ever held. We thought it would be fun, in honor of President’s Day, to see what some of their earlier jobs were. After all, we all have to start somewhere…

8 Entry Level Positions That Pay Well

Everyone wants to start at the top, be the head honcho, the big cheese. Unfortunately, the reality is that unless you create your own business you will have to start at (or near) the bottom and work your way up. This is especially true for those that lack real-world work experiences like recent college grads and those switching fields.

Career Trends for the New Year

With every New Year come new career opportunities.

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.

9 Baseball Strategies to Apply to Your Job

On the surface, baseball is a tranquil (some say boring) game. However, as you get to know the sport you’ll find that it is full of intricate strategies and is more analogous to chess than checkers. Many of those strategies provide us with good lessons on how to approach our jobs.

6 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Professional Career

With the ringing in of a new year there are many who like to take the opportunity to improve some aspect of their lives. And why not?

Have No Fear! Social Media Can Help You Find Your Next Job

As the Digital Media Manager here at Goodwill, one of my responsibilities is to teach the students in our training programs how to use LinkedIn and other social media channels to help them search for and obtain employment. We want our students to have access to every opportunity by educating them on how technology and social media can be vital tools to entering or reentering the workforce.



Shopping

Shop online or find your local Goodwill to start saving!

[learn more]

Education

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

[learn more]

Employment

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!