A College Degree for $1 A Day

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.

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Tips To Keep Your Resume Fresh

Times change. Today’s best practices will be replaced by new ones tomorrow. Not keeping up with current practices can create a negative impression. You can learn more about effective resumes with Indeed + Goodwill® at this site. Today let’s explore how to ensure your resume positions you to compete for the job you want.

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The Back to School $queeze

I’ve always said my fashion sense could be best described as “sophisticated toddler” because I love mixing bright colors and patterns. Comfort and pockets are also a must-- and quite honestly--you’ll likely find toys and snacks in mine, too.

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Congress Passes a Budget Agreement

Just prior to leaving for the August Congressional recess, the Senate passed a bipartisan budget deal, which was also agreed to by the White House.

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Why? The best – and worst – question

Of all the questions we ask or are asked of us, the “why” question is potentially the best or most challenging. Whether in an interview or engaged in everyday conversation, consider a different way of wording questions. Let’s explore.

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5 Thrift Shopping Mistakes I Made as a New Thrifter and How You Can Avoid Them

While thrift shopping is a fun pastime for many budget shoppers, it can still feel intimidating if you’re new to the process. There’s the crowded racks, the unpredictability of inventory and even figuring out how to incorporate the “old” threads into your style in a new way.

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Celebrate the Americans with Disabilities Act

This week marks the 29th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) which prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, education and public accommodations.

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Five Tips for Better Time Management

Some days feel like they are 30 hours long. Other times, we feel like we need 30 hours to get everything accomplished. Here are five tips to help you improve your time management skills.

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Top Trends From Paris Couture Week ‘19 You Can Easily Find At Goodwill®

Paris Couture Week is in full swing, and the coveted front row seats have been studded with some of the world’s favorite celebrities.

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Pledge to America’s Workers Month

A year after signing an Executive Order establishing the President’s National Council for the American Worker, President Trump has declared July as Pledge to America’s Workers Month.

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Orlando Goodwill Highlights Two 2019 Project COMPASS Graduates

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.

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My Story: Thomas Murray

Thomas makes a difference in the lives of the elderly through his current job, but when he first reached out to Goodwill of Central Iowa, he was looking for a position to simply get him off the couch and be productive.

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