Are you hoping to beat the clutter in 2024? There’s something special about those moments in which we can truly start fresh. This time of year is when we reflect on what has worked and what hasn’t and turn those insights into a new perspective. Decluttering what no longer serves you creates more than just extra space; it creates room for new opportunities.
For more than 12 million secondary and postsecondary students across the country, career and technical education (CTE) programs provide pathways to continued education and good jobs. Programs of study in CTE combine academic instruction with hands-on learning and occupational skills training for careers in in-demand fields like health care and information technology.
This blog covers why and how to set goals — and how to be successful in achieving them. To learn more about creating and sticking to new plans, keep reading.
Ambition, resilience and the determination to overcome challenges define Jennifer's journey toward a brighter future. Jennifer, an ecommerce associate at Goodwill Industries of the Upstate/Midlands South Carolina (Greenville), has faced obstacles that could have hindered her progress. However, her story is a testament to the transformative power of perseverance and the support provided by Goodwill® programs like Careers Plus.
More than half of the governors of states, territories and commonwealths have outlined their priorities for 2024 in state of the state or commonwealth addresses, as well as inaugural addresses for new and re-elected governors, with several more anticipated over the next few weeks. The nation’s governors are nearly evenly split between the two parties, with 27 Republicans and 23 Democrats holding office as of January 8, 2024. Eleven states will hold gubernatorial elections this year. Read more about the themes of interest to Goodwill and the people we serve.
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, a day to celebrate love — whether for others, yourself or both. While it can be easy to get last-minute gifts — cue the cliche chocolate, flowers and card combination — it can mean even more to put a little bit of extra thought into it. If you’re looking for unique, budget-friendly gifts that can help you express your love for someone, check out your favorite Goodwill® store. Don’t forget to pick up a festive, thrifted outfit while you’re there!
The world of work has transformed rapidly in the last three years. The COVID-19 pandemic served as an unexpected remote work experiment worldwide. Many employers discovered that on-site presence was not always necessary for productivity.
Congress averted a partial government shutdown again, and this time we have mother nature to thank in part. With a snowstorm in the DC area impacting lawmakers’ ability to return home, the Senate and House passed a stopgap funding measure on the same day, pushing the January 19 and February 2 shutdown deadlines to March 1 and 8.
Resilience, determination and the unwavering pursuit of dreams. Those values are core to how Desteny lives her life today. As a young single mother who didn’t finish high school, she faced numerous challenges, but she refused to let adversity define her path. Instead, she found the Young Adult Opportunity Center (YAOC) at Goodwill Kentucky (Louisville) and began her journey toward success.
Hello readers. In this blog, we will talk about how to search for jobs. There are many ways to do so, and some ways are better than others. Stay tuned for job search tips and tricks!
Congress returned from the holiday recess and attempted to pick up where they left off, focusing on measures to fund the government with deadlines fast approaching.