Celebrate National Employ Older Workers Week (NEOWW) across the nation with organizations, like Goodwill®, that are helping older workers break through barriers to become a valuable asset to the workforce.
Back-to-school season is an exciting time of year, evoking traditional images of friends reunited, college dormitories and football rivalries. But for many of today’s students, this time of year holds very different associations. The population of learners is diversifying, as are employer needs in a changing job market.
Two Goodwills joined forces to help move people into personal stability. One year later, both nonprofits have benefited and so have many people who are now in careers that fulfil and sustain them.
This month’s Social Good blog explores a groundbreaking education initiative for Walmart employees. At a time when the average college grad owes more than $37,000 in student loan debt, Walmart is offering its employees a college education for just one dollar a day.
Two Orlando teenagers recently achieved a goal they never thought possible. Pablo Rodriguez and Brandon Scoggins, both 18, graduated from high school, thanks to Project COMPASS, a partnership between Goodwill Industries of Central Florida (Orlando) and Orange County Public Schools.
On May 26, the first class of students graduated from St. Louis Excel Center, operated by MERS/Missouri Goodwill Industries (St. Louis).
On June 12, Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries (OH) and CVS Health unveiled a simulated CVS Pharmacy training program.
When the Goodwill® Learn IT Digital Skills mobile classroom hits the highway in rural Kansas, the massive blue and white vehicle inevitably turns heads and attracts attention.
Goodwill® believes in the power of work to change lives. We understand that having a meaningful job provides more than just a paycheck. When people work, it has a ripple effect, changing the lives of entire families and their communities as well as strengthening the economy.
Goodwill Industries of Monocacy Valley, GIMV, (Frederick, MD) and Platoon 22 announced they have launched a capital campaign to underwrite the construction of a new, regional veterans’ services center in Frederick, MD.
On May 14, the world’s number one job site, Indeed, committed to helping one million job seekers around the world find employment over the next five years. As the leading workforce development provider in the United States, Goodwill aims to help Indeed to surpass its goal.