Groundhog Day on Capitol Hill

As I write this, federal funding is set to expire at midnight (again). For the last few weeks, we have been concerned that the government may shut down (again).

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Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont Hosts Technology Skills Showcase

Goodwill Industries of Southern Piedmont hosted the-first-of-its-kind Technology Skills Showcase earlier this October.

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Tips for a Successful Panel Interview

A panel interview might seem more intimidating than a one-on-one job interview because you meet with numerous interviewers at the same time. Knowing what to expect and preparing accordingly can help you feel capable and confident.

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Blazin’ Blazers

If your mind immediately goes to 80’s hair, massive shoulder pads and mini-skirt power suits, think again. Blazers have gotten a bad rap at times, but I’m here to tell you that they’re the one home-run piece you can easily add to your wardrobe that offers an unexpected lift to literally any outfit.

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National Apprenticeship Week

The week of November 11-17 marks the fifth annual National Apprenticeship Week. Employers and service providers conducted hundreds of events around the country to celebrate and showcase the opportunities that apprenticeships offer for Americans to develop workplace experience and skills that employers value.

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My Story: Nancy Nance

Previously incarcerated, jobless and living in a shelter — High Point resident Nancy Nance was out of options. A mother with two kids and one grandchild, Nance was haunted by her past mistakes. “I had been unemployed for about ten months, which is the longest I had been unemployed,” Nance says. “And because of some

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Local Goodwill® Team Member Honored for Service to Veterans

Last month, Jeremiah Robinson, a career development facilitator with Goodwill Industries- Manasota’s Veterans Services Program, was presented with a “Hero of the Month” award for his service to his local veteran population.

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Finding the Fit When Interviewing

When interviewing for a job, explore the skills needed for the position and if the culture is a good fit for you.

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Cozy Up to Secondhand

The temperatures are falling, the leaves are turning, and the leggings are coming out of the closet again. What does that mean? Time to get cozy!

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Advocate for Veterans in November

Veterans Day is a time to recognize the sacrifices of our nation’s veterans and celebrate the contributions of military families.

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My Story: Shannon

Determination is a word that is reoccurring in the description of this young woman. Referred to Goodwill of Western and Northern Connecticut after High School for assistance in attaining employment.

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Goodwill of Central Texas + Indeed Connect People to Jobs during Digital Inclusion Week

On a warm October morning, eager job seekers came by bus, car and on foot, dressed in their best and hungry for opportunity. There to meet them were equally excited hiring managers looking for their next great hires.

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