Career and Financial Advice for September 2016

The Goodwill blog’s career and financial advice posts have all moved to GoodProspects®, but you can still get great advice on your job search, learn about career fields and connect with virtual career mentors. Here are some recent articles published this month—read each piece, share your thoughts, and join GoodProspects to take advantage of everything at Goodwill’s online career navigation portal!

How to Answer Four Common Job Application Sections
Most application questions are pretty straightforward, but there are a few boxes where your answers might make the difference between your application moving forward or getting tossed out. Learn more …

How to Be Your Own Best Advocate
While specific job skills and talent play a huge role in workplace success, a less talked about skill – self-advocacy – can lead to greater job satisfaction and higher compensation. Here’s how to advocate for your own success.

Learn to Code for Free
Learning to code is literally like learning a new language – a language that computers can understand — and it’s never been easier to learn because of the vast array of free training opportunities. Here are just a few.

Using Twitter as a Job Search Tool
Job seekers used to pull out the employment section of a newspaper and circle job postings that interested them. Today, social media broadens the avenues at your disposable when seeking a job or career advice. Here’s how to use Twitter in your job search.