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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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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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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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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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An Aging Workforce: Benefits of Mature Workers

Posted by Annette DiZinno on May 24, 2021

Eighty years ago, in 1940, the average life expectancy for men was around 70 years. For women, it was 76. Today, those numbers have gone up, with men averaging about 78 years and women living to the age of 81 on average.

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Professionalism in the Workplace

Posted by Edilma Rodriguez on December 8, 2020

Being a professional is more than how we look, our formal education and professional achievements. It is also the qualities, values and behaviors we choose to display in the workplace.

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Finding Your Next Career Opportunity

Posted by Marco Villalobos on October 13, 2020

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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Tips to Improve Professionalism in a Virtual Workplace

Posted by Goodwill Staff on September 29, 2020

So – you followed our resume tips and tricks and landed a new job using our top career tips. Congratulations! Now is the time to impress your boss and coworkers with both your skills and professionalism. The sudden move from an in-person workplace to a virtual one doesn’t mean professionalism fades away. What it does mean is shifting the way we approach work. You may have sweatpants on during that Zoom call with your coworkers, but it doesn’t mean you can’t – and shouldn’t – maintain professional behavior.

Three major ways we’ve seen our lives shift to the virtual world is by increased emails, phone calls and video chats. Each form of communication comes with its own concerns for maintaining the same level of professionalism you’re used to in the office.

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