One Indispensable Career Advice Tool

When you’re looking for a job, trying to enhance your career or even thinking about switching fields, you might find that the journey is full of false starts and complications that you didn’t anticipate. Do your skills match what you’re trying to do? Did you find that you needed education or a credential to get the job you want? Are you missing steps in the path that you’re trying to take?

It can be a frustrating experience, but the important thing is to not give up. Everybody deserves to have a fulfilling career; the trick is knowing how to get it. Fortunately, there are resources out there that can guide you, and real advice that you can get.

GoodProspects® Is Here to Help

As a project of Goodwill®, GoodProspects is designed to help people trying to build meaningful careers to get ahead. Here are just some of the tools that you can use.

  • A unique community of other job seekers and career advancers in a wide range of fields whose experiences can help you make more informed decisions. You can join multiple groups based on industry sector or demographics, and ask questions or share experiences on the forums. By conversing with people who understand your situation, you may get just the help you need.
  • Career advice articles that include tips for résumés, networking and successful interviewing.
  • Profiles of career fields that describe not only what jobs are in each field, but what the jobs are like and what it takes to get them.
  • Multimedia resources on successful job searching, plus career advice and encouragement to keep moving forward.
  • Virtual career mentors who have specialized experience in helping job seekers and career advancers navigate their way to fulfilling careers.

Your search for a fulfilling career can and should be a successful one. Join GoodProspects today to take advantage of these unique resources. Start a conversation. Grow your career.

10 comments on “One Indispensable Career Advice Tool
    1. Hi Taniqua!

      Signing up is easy right on the GoodProspects home page. goodprospects.goodwill.org When you’re set up, send me a friend request, and I can walk you through some features.

  1. Hello, I am a Senior I need help, I have been in the job hunt for quite a while, with no results, I need a full time job, I there is program that can posibly Help me I will greatly appreciate.

    Kindly

    Lourdes

    1. Hi Lourdes,

      You should use our locator (www.goodwill.org/locator) to find your local Goodwill. They’ll be able to help you connect with local employers or even introduce you to a program that could get you ready for new opportunities.

  2. Hello I have attempted to obtain a career in the Goodwill company. Could you tell me some ways to stand out or anyone I could converse with to better my chances? The jobs I apply for are much different than my experiences in the workforce. I want a chance to have a job that is more fulling and challenging and more open.The job is College Impact Facilitator. Any advise would be nice.

    1. Hi Shelby,

      Can you say at which Goodwill agency you’re applying? The best thing to do, if you haven’t already, would be to find the person who would supervise the position and send them a statement of your interest and why you think you would be a good fit.

    1. Hi Cynthia,

      There are services for just about everybody. GoodProspects, as referenced in this article, is a virtual platform that can be used by anybody anywhere. You can also use the Goodwill locator to find the career services provided by the agency that covers your area.

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