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Supporting Our Kenosha Community

Posted by Goodwill Staff on September 4, 2020

Last week, local groups and businesses worked together to feed the community and bring positivity to Uptown Kenosha after an emotional week of protests in response to the shooting of Jacob Blake left some businesses destructed or closed.

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Milwaukee Students Celebrate Completion of Lead2Change’s Dream.Explore.Build Program

Posted by Goodwill Community Relations Department on August 13, 2020

On August 6, Milwaukee high school students celebrated their accomplishments and completion of Lead2Change’s Dream.Explore.Build program. The career-readiness program is designed to engage high school students in cultivating their dreams, exploring their strengths, and building their futures.

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How Can Transferable Skills Help My Job Search?

Posted by Anna Marie MacDonald on August 11, 2020

What do a lawyer, catering manager and graphic designer all 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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Six Tips to Ace Your First 90 Days At a New Job

Posted by Anna Marie MacDonald on July 30, 2020

Job searching is a full-time job. Between researching employers online and networking to filling out applications and prepping for interviews, it can easily eat up 40+ hours a week. But as much work as it is to land a new job, it’s when you start one that the hard work really begins.

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You Got the Job – Now Here’s How Keep It!

Posted by Annette DiZinno on July 17, 2020

Sometimes getting the job is the easy part of employment – keeping it can be a whole other ballgame.

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Six Tips to Stay Safe While Shopping

Posted by Goodwill Staff on July 15, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic affected many aspects of our lives, including how we shop.

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Building a Standout Résumé

Posted by Annette DiZinno on July 14, 2020

In today’s employer market, it’s not enough to have a résumé that’s just okay.

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How Shopping Secondhand Helps the Environment

Posted by Aimee Dierbeck on July 13, 2020

When you’re looking for an on-trend piece at an affordable price, your first inclination is to head on out to your favorite fast fashion retailer. Specializing in the mass production of trendy pieces with cheap price tags, these items are meant to be worn for a season and discarded. Not exactly environmentally-friendly, is it?

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For Job-Seekers, Keywords are Critical

Posted by Annette DiZinno on July 9, 2020

These days, job searches are more complicated than just filling out an application. Analytics, algorithms and applicant tracking systems serve as data-based gatekeepers, helping hiring managers scan, sort and search for the right candidate. And they achieve this by using keywords.

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Goodwill TalentBridge Shares Their Top 10 Job Tips for Job Seekers

Posted by Goodwill Staff on July 2, 2020

At Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin & Metro Chicago, we know being fully prepared for an interview can help you land the job that you are looking for.

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