If you’re new to thrifting, it can be very exciting to discover a whole new world of affordable and sustainable goods available at your fingertips. But let me tell you, as a thrifter of more than 40 years now, there are some things about my Goodwill® shopping style that have changed and evolved over the years.
Goodwill Industries of Central Oklahoma recently received an $830,000 CARES grant, which it will use to help house more than 100 veterans who are currently homeless.
Résumés are all about getting the attention of the recruiter. But first, that résumé must get through the magical chamber of the Applicant Tracking System (ATS).
I walked through the Goodwill doors with a high school education, limited computer proficiency, and often could be quiet and reserved. I always knew I had a passionate spirit and love to help others, but I needed assistance on becoming more engaging with the general public in a workforce setting.
Though it is frequently cited as a top priority for lawmakers on both sides of the aisle, actually enacting a comprehensive plan to fix the nation’s crumbling infrastructure can sometimes seem like the elusive hope of an “infrastructure week” that has come and gone.
Goodwill Industries of Southern Louisiana Gives Away Children’s Meals as a Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Goodwill Industries of Southern Louisiana is hosting weekly food giveaways to help families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Countless volunteers load cars and baskets with food to distribute to others.
In today’s world, so many functions of everyday life happen online. We entertain ourselves virtually. We learn new skills virtually. We visit with friends and family virtually. So, it should be no surprise that we find jobs and grow our careers virtually, as well.
It’s likely that over the course of the last few months, you’ve spent more time than usual at home. For me, this unexpected time indoors created a need to detox the material items in my life.
The pandemic and the economic downturn have severely damaged charitable giving in America. Despite a few bright spots and big headlines, the latest data shows a troubling decline in donations this year, with an 11 percent drop in March alone — a trend that would lead to $25 billion in lost revenue for nonprofits like Goodwill®.
Perhaps a job hunter’s biggest challenge lies in ensuring they have skills employers want and a personal network to help them market those skills to a new employer or industry. If you’ve decided to move from your past work to try something new, what’s your next step?