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Fostering Leadership and Inclusivity through Mentorships

Posted by Goodwill Staff on October 25, 2020

Most of us can think of a handful of successful people off the top of our heads – at work, in our communities, in major industries all around the world. But, what many of us may not think of right away is the one thing they likely all have in common: a mentor.

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Employer Spotlight: WIS International

Posted by Goodwill Staff on October 21, 2020

WIS International considers itself a people company and prides itself on having a diverse workforce with an accessible and welcoming workplace.

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4 Tips to Create an Accessible and Welcoming Workplace

Posted by Goodwill Staff on October 16, 2020

Historically, disabled individuals faced many hurdles when looking for employment. But today’s hiring managers recognize that people with disabilities bring valuable skills and perspectives to the job.

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A Special Message from Donald Driver: Why National Disability Employment Awareness Month is Important to Me

Posted by Goodwill Staff on October 15, 2020

Green Bay Packers Legend and Goodwill spokesperson, Donald Driver, recorded a heartfelt message on his Facebook page Wednesday evening showing his support for National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) and Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin & Metro Chicago.
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Creating Equal Opportunities at Grebe’s Bakery

Posted by Goodwill Staff on October 13, 2020

Finding the value in every person – that’s the mission statement at Grebe’s Bakery, an equal-opportunity employer beloved by the communities they serve in the Greater Milwaukee area.

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Adopting People-First Language

Posted by Goodwill Staff on October 12, 2020

Our identities are often shaped not only by how we see ourselves, but by how we are seen and acknowledged by others. For many of us, our identities are almost entirely formed using the names or titles we’re given in our personal and professional lives.

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Seeing Someone's Abilities: 4 Advantages of Hiring Workers with Disabilities

Posted by Goodwill Staff on October 6, 2020

This year – 2020 – marks the 30th anniversary of the passage of the Americans With Disabilities Act, which ensures people with disabilities have equal opportunities for transportation, use of facilities, public accommodations, and, of course, employment. At Goodwill, we’re celebrating by bringing the advantages of hiring workers with disabilities to the forefront.

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