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Do BFFs At Work Improve Productivity?

Workplace politics aside - we all likely have at least one friend that we made on the job, but does having a best friend at work improve productivity?

Viva the RISE Evolution!

At Goodwill of Greater Washington, we have an acronym for our core values - RISE. It's a grand vision, but one we believe in. Here's to the NEW RISE - the RISE evolution!

Romance in the Workplace

Ahh, Valentine’s Day. Love is in the air. Romance is alive. But, is it appropriate in the workplace?

Ahh, Valentine’s Day. Love is in the air. Romance is alive. But, is it appropriate in the workplace?

The Millennial Workforce

According to a Pew Research Center analysis of US Census Data, there are 56 million people between the ages of 21 and 37 working or looking for work.

According to a Pew Research Center analysis of US Census Data, there are 56 million Millennials (ages 21-37) working or looking for work. They've edged out 53 million Gen Xers and trounced 41 million Baby Boomers. Blogger Steve Allan divulges how this on-going generational shift is manifesting itself in the American workplace.

Dress for Respect

I recently read an article written by a high ranking member of the armed forces which articulated how he felt disrespected when a young digital executive was more appropriately dressed for a mosh pit than a meeting on national security. It doesn't matter if the young executive intended to show disrespect. He should have taken the time to understand that how you dress isn't just a reflection of your personal fashion preferences.  It indicates the respect, or lack thereof, that you have for those around you.

Workplace Culture – How do you assimilate?

Understanding the culture that exists in your workplace can make you more satisfied with your job and help you advance your career.

Now You’re Hired…What’s Next

If you’re a fan of Mad Men you know that at one time fashion in the workplace was rigidly outlined.

If you’re a fan of Mad Men you know that at one time fashion in the workplace was rigidly outlined.



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