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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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Finding Your Next Career Opportunity

Posted by Goodwill Staff on February 1, 2022

In today's virtual world, there are numerous online spots to search for your next career opportunity. But with so many available options, you might wonder what you should know before you start, which employment search engines you should use, and what role social media plays in job hunting. 

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Goodwill Partners with Community Organizations to Help Students ‘Prepare for Success’

Posted by Goodwill Staff on September 23, 2021

Over the summer, Goodwill worked in partnership with The Dominican Center to host their Earn and Learn Program participants for a day of education at the James O. Wright Center for Work and Training on Milwaukee’s northwest side. The event, Preparing for Success aimed to provide students from local high schools with knowledge, tools and resources to assist not only themselves but job seekers in their community in search of employment opportunities.

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Create Your Style at Goodwill® This Back-to-School Season

Posted by Goodwill Staff on August 16, 2021

Shop Sustainably and Support Your Community

With a new school year just around the corner — as many students are preparing to head back to the classroom this fall, this back-to-school shopping season is an extra-special one. After more than a year of online classes, many students have changed their styles and are discovering the fashions that suit them best. Kids and adults alike are ready to show off their individual personalities to the world and there’s no better place to find unique outfits and distinctive school supplies than at Goodwill.

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Meals on Wheels program deepens connection with participants during pandemic

Posted by Goodwill Staff on July 15, 2021

For many homebound seniors, the likelihood of becoming isolated from their natural social structures like family and friends is very high. When you add in the effects of a global pandemic, the risk of facing those challenges jumps exponentially.

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Goodwill Great Lakes employee nationally recognized with SourceAmerica Achievement Award

Posted by Goodwill Staff on June 7, 2021

Goodwill is proud to announce that Lysander Jones, janitor at Goodwill Great Lakes has been selected by SourceAmerica as the 2021 William M. Usdane Award winner.

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Goodwill Industries of Metropolitan Chicago to open Melrose Park Store & Donation Center

Posted by Goodwill Staff on June 4, 2021

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Shopping and donating helps transform lives and communities

Posted by Goodwill Staff on May 25, 2021

At Goodwill, we care deeply about our community. We believe everyone deserves the opportunity to thrive.

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