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How Transferable Skills Can Help Your Job Search

Posted by Goodwill Staff on August 25, 2022

Are you trying to find your next career opportunity but need some help? Consider what a lawyer, catering manager, and graphic designer have in common. Although there are specific talents and abilities required for every profession, there are skills that overlap between every type of job. These are called transferable skills – a set of abilities acquired through various experiences that can be applied to a wide range of employment opportunities.

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Goodwill Team Competes at Annual CNIC Culinary Arts Competition at Naval Station Great Lakes

Posted by Goodwill Staff on August 18, 2022

The annual Commander Navy Installations Command (CNIC) culinary arts competition held at Naval Station Great Lakes, Illinois, concluded on July 14. This year, seven teams consisting of three members from Navy Galleys across the U.S. and overseas participated. This is the eleventh year of the CNIC competition, and the seventh year Naval Station Great Lakes was able to host the event. The Goodwill Great Lakes team is the only civilian team that competed.  

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Resumes That Stand Out: Tips and Tricks to Include Now

Posted by Goodwill Staff on July 20, 2022

In today’s competitive employment market, you may be wondering how to make your resume stand out. Read our top tips below to learn what things to include in a resume and action steps you can take if you need help!

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What to Put on a Resume and the Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid

Posted by Goodwill Staff on July 20, 2022

So, you’ve begun crafting your resume using our top tips for success. Want to know how to make your resume stand out even further? To avoid derailing your job search, we've come up with a quick list of common blunders to check against before sending your resume off to potential employers.

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Annual Culinary Competition Gives Goodwill Great Lakes Staff a Chance to Gain Valuable Training

Posted by Goodwill Staff on June 30, 2022

Winning the Commander Navy Installations Command (CNIC) Culinary Competition isn’t just about the bragging rights, though that is high on the list. The annual 4-day event hosted this July at Naval Station Great Lakes in Great Lakes, Illinois, allows Goodwill employees and culinary specialists from around the world to receive hands-on training that they can use beyond the classroom.

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Virtual Interviews: The New Reality

Posted by Goodwill Staff on June 24, 2022

If you need a job, you’ll most likely be facing increased competition for available positions. Admittedly, not the most encouraging position to be in. Apart from the impact the coronavirus pandemic had on employment, it caused many employers to adopt new technologies and practices for vetting job candidates – including integrating live Zoom and recorded interviews into their hiring processes.

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9 Tips to Ace Your Phone Interviews

Posted by Goodwill Staff on June 22, 2022

Searching for a job is a long and tricky process. And when you need a job, it can become stressful. You’ve reached out to countless companies, uploaded dozens of personalized cover letters and resumes, and low and behold, you finally land the initial interview.

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Goodwill Computer Skills Training Program Leads to National Recognition

Posted by Goodwill Staff on June 9, 2022

Goodwill® is proud to congratulate Cherie Hill-Mayers for being selected by SourceAmerica as the 2022 Evelyne Villines Award winner.

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Men’s Health Month: What it means to Goodwill’s Multicultural Impact Program Members

Posted by Goodwill Community Relations Department on June 7, 2022

Taking care of your health – whether it be physical, mental or spiritual can have lasting effects on other aspects of your life including work. This is especially important for men to keep in mind. According to Men’s Health Network, men die at higher rates for nine of the top ten causes of death including cancer, diabetes, suicide and accidents; and diseases of the heart, kidney and liver. During Men’s Health Month, we’re helping to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems among men and boys.

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Virtual Interviewing: Four Simple Steps to Prepare

Posted by Goodwill Recruiting Team on June 1, 2022

So, you crafted an excellent resume and now the moment has come for a virtual interview with your potential new boss. With remote interviews being the norm these days, you may be wondering how to prepare, what to wear, and how to land the most common interview questions. Look no further!

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