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Dan Depies

Dan Depies, Vice President of Workforce and Program Development oversees a large portion of Goodwill’s core mission of Transforming Lives through the Power of Work. Dan has been with Goodwill for 4 years, joining in June 2010. Previously, Dan spent 14 years in Management Consulting supporting clients in Manufacturing, Health Care, and Financial Service industries with IT systems, process, and new product launch projects. Dan is a board member of Wisconsin Business Growth Fund, is a member of Executive Agenda and the WICPA, and is an active volunteer in Boy Scouts, youth sports, and SafeKids Coalition.
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Be the best you can be—using the 5 key skills to success

Posted by Dan Depies on July 18, 2016

While there are many skills that employees need to demonstrate to be successful on the job, the Goodwill Work Services program has found that there are five key skills to being successful in a manufacturing environment. We established these skills by listening to our business customers connected to us through Goodwill TalentBridge and our Supported Employment program.

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Emotional Intelligence

Posted by Dan Depies on August 19, 2015

Do you want to be a leader? Pay Attention! 

Really, that is what works. Pay attention to your own self, others in your home and work life, and have open attention to the wider world. In other words, sharpen your Inner-Other-Outer Attention.

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Empowering Individuals through Personal Financial Awareness - Part Two

Posted by Dan Depies on July 8, 2015

Goodwill’s mission is to provide training, employment, and supportive services to individuals with disabilities or disadvantages who seek greater independence. For many, a job is that independence, providing purpose in addition to a paycheck.  

Goodwill is able to help individuals in all of these areas through financial empowerment, volunteer income tax assistance, financial wellness and benefits counseling services. Last month, I focused on the financial empowerment services that Goodwill is able to provide. Today, we’ll dig deeper and focus on volunteer income tax assistance, financial wellness and benefits counseling.

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Empowering Individuals through Personal Financial Awareness - Part One

Posted by Dan Depies on June 11, 2015

Goodwill’s mission is to provide training, employment, and supportive services to individuals with disabilities or disadvantages who seek greater independence. For many, a job is that independence; providing purpose in addition to a paycheck.  

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Helping Students Feed their Hunger for a FaB Career

Posted by Dan Depies on May 13, 2015

On April 22 Vincent High School (part of the Milwaukee Public Schools) hosted the 2nd Annual Farm-Factory-Fork Career Exploration. FaB Wisconsin*, Goodwill and 24 other employers inspired 140 students from three high schools who are interested in pursuing food and beverage employment opportunities.

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