Giving Tuesday: What Is It? How Can You Help?

On #GivingTuesday, you can stand with Goodwill to finish 2018 strong and start 2019 ready to do more!

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.

Granny Midwives, Remembering a Revolutionary Medical Workforce

This Black History Month we hope you take the opportunity to remember the contributions of community health care advocates like midwives.

This Black History Month, we hope you take the opportunity to remember the contributions of community health care advocates like midwives.

5 Questions to Always Ask When Interviewing for a Job

When applying for a job, getting that initial interview is always the most challenging part of the process because you're competing against dozens or even hundreds of other candidates. However, candidates often put little thought into asking questions of their interviewers. Here are 5 boilerplate questions to ask that will demonstrate you came prepared for your interview.

Help Wanted

Some businesses are struggling to hire new employees and keep the ones they have. Recruiting and retaining staff is not what it used to be. 

Recruiters are scratching their heads. Business owners are asking themselves, “What do I have to do to hire new employees?” Employers are changing business strategies, paying higher wages, and turning to automation. Recruiting and retaining staff is not what it used to be.

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.

Veterans & The Energy Sector: A Powerful Combination

On Veteran's Day - a day when we recognize the commitment, valor, and sacrifice demonstrated by those who serve or served in our military - the conversation often evolves into a discussion about the number of veterans who are out of work.

Is There a Trade School Stigma?

Trade schools are one of the most effective ways to learn a very valuable skill in a specific industry. And while the skills taught in these schools are a necessity in not only the workforce but also to society as a whole there oftentimes seems to be a negative perception of those who take this particular route.

Navigating Networking

We asked prominent Washington D.C. business leader and professional coach Tim Kime some questions revolving around the tricky art of effective networking. We would now like to pass along some helpful tips that come from his years of experience on this topic.

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.


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