Goodwill’s C3: Combining College and Career for Long-Term Success

With a goal of assisting 50,000 individuals this year, and placing 24,000 in jobs, Goodwill of North Georgia has all hands on deck to help people find new or better employment. One of the many ways they are getting the job done? C3: College Career Catalyst.

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My Story: Carra Wilson

Carra Wilson is an advocate for people with disabilities and other barriers to employment, a true example that success in your professional and personal life is possible when you have both courage and a strong work ethic and seek help when needed. "I used to think I would never be able to keep a job, but through my dedication and hard work plus the support I received from Goodwill, I now have a job that I love."

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Rediscover Your True Self through Self-assessment

It’s never too late to take a self assessment and personality test. They offer questions about our likes, dislikes and needs. The answers can help us rediscover what we want to be as adults.

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Gain Experience from the Comfort of Your Own Screen

One of the most frustrating things about a job search is that even listings for entry-level positions require a certain amount of experience. How are you supposed to get experience if you can’t get a job? Fortunately, there are ways to gain experience, and even earn a little bit of money, using virtual tools.

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The Difference between Developing Hard Skills and Soft Skills

Hard skills and soft skills are both vital to your career success, but training for each type is completely different. Here are ways to think about soft skills as something to develop, and how you can develop them.

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Match Your Skills to Your Ideal Workplace

Being able to do your best work in the best workplace for you will go a long way toward having a fulfilling career. Use these tips for insights into how to find the best place to work.

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Where to Find Financial Aid for School

So you’ve decided to apply to a degree or training program—congratulations on making the commitment to improving your long-term career and financial stability! One of the next steps to take after applying for the program is to seek out financial aid opportunities.

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My Story: Jose Luis Robledo

I found myself at my lowest point when I lost my father while still in high school. As a result, I felt the burden of needing to step up and fill my father’s shoes by taking care of my mom. Unfortunately, medical issues made this difficult for me to do. Eventually, I was told I was disabled and unable to work so I attempted to get on disability income with no success.

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Career and Financial Advice for September 2016

Learn more about social media in your job search, how to manage some common application questions, advocate for yourself and how to pick up coding skills for free.

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My Story: Amy Ofenbeck

Amy Ofenbeck had a promising career as a television news anchor when she first moved to Southwest Florida. But those dreams were put on hold in 1997, when she suffered a grade-five brain aneurysm. She was just 26 years old.

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