My Story: Meghan Clark

Originally from Atlanta, Meghan Clark relocated to Charlotte after the birth of her daughter to be closer to family. Meghan loves cooking, and had worked in the restaurant industry for most of her career, but when a friend referred her to the free job training programs at the Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont Opportunity Campus (GOC), Meghan embraced the opportunity to make a change.

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Goodwill® and Google Collaborate to Provide Virtual Resume Reviews in Celebration of Digital Learning Day

In celebration of Digital Learning Day on Thursday, February 27, 2020, Goodwill® and Google have joined forces to offer Virtual Resume Reviews to individuals nation-wide.

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Why Ask Questions During an Interview?

Why should we ask questions during a job interview? There are a number of reasons.

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The Formula for the Perfect Goodwill® Outfit

Going into Goodwill is like walking into a plain white room that you get to decorate. The possibilities are as endless. But do you end up buying the same “you” look over and over again? What’s the fun in that?

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State of the State Highlights

The National Governor’s Association held their winter meeting, the largest bipartisan convening of the nation’s governors, earlier this month in Washington, DC. The annual meetings provide a forum for governor and other state leaders to lead and participate in discussions on topics such as criminal justice reform, education, workforce development and more.

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Goodwill KYOWVA Hosts Huntington’s Annual Sustainability Fair to Expand Interest and Knowledge Around Sustainability in the Community

The goal of the Huntington Sustainability Fair Project is to support a vibrant and sustainable local economy. Goodwill KYOWVA wanted to make the fair more expansive and inclusive event involving more community partners and expand the interest, reach and involvement by providing education and options available to people in the area to increase ways to live a more sustainable lifestyle.

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Employer Expectations are Changing: Five Things You Need to Know About Resumes

If it has been a while (or even a couple of years) since you were in the job market, there are things you need to know. Employers’ expectations have changed.

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Thrifty Inspiration for a Lovely Valentine’s Brunch

Who says Valentine’s Day has to be celebrated at a fancy, expensive restaurant? Not me! This year I’ll be celebrating at home with my family over a bountiful brunch. But how does one make an at-home meal feel special? Well, with a trip to Goodwill®, of course!

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The Trump Administration’s FY21 Budget Proposal

On the heels of Valentine’s Day, love is in the air, but not on Capitol Hill. President Trump kicked off the week with the delivery of his administration’s Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) budget proposal, A Budget for America’s Future, to Congress.

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My Story: Jordon Williams

Jordon Williams has known what he wanted to do since he was a little boy, hearing a calling that most people aren’t lucky enough to hear until they are much older. “All my life, I always loved to build things,” he said.

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Ned Helms, Grandson of Goodwill Founder Rev. Edgar Helms, Delivers Commencement Address at Helms College

Institution builds pathways to success through career opportunities. An enthusiastic group of 575 family and friends cheered on 65 graduates from the Augusta campus of Helms College at a grand ceremony held at the Miller Theater.

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About Recruiters, Part Four

Can external recruiters – staffing or executive search firms - help with your job search? Yes! You will want to present yourself as a good candidate.

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