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Why I chose to work for Goodwill

Posted by Andy Kobeski on May 17, 2018

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Seeing the positive impact Goodwill has on the communities in which it servesIn my many years of working in corporate America, I have seen people find themselves unengaged in their work. They have a great position with a nice paycheck, but no fulfillment at the end of the day. To them, their work seems meaningless.

However, working for Goodwill TalentBridge, a part of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago, I get to see the positive impact we have firsthand on the lives of individuals we serve in the community.
We’re seeing companies that want us to partner with them to create a more diverse workforce by including people with disabilities and disadvantages, which can be an untapped employment group.We are a full-service staffing and recruitment firm, and the revenue we generate, along with other divisions in our company, help to fund Goodwill’s mission to provide training and supportive services for people with disabilities or disadvantages. I partner with great organizations, looking to fill positions and meet their business objectives, but who also believe in our mission and see the value of being a part of the Goodwill mission through the work they give to Goodwill TalentBridge.

I’ll never regret my tenure working in the corporate world because I’ve learned so much. It’s great to see how Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has grown in just the last five years. We’re seeing companies that want us to partner with them to create a more diverse workforce by including people with disabilities and disadvantages, which can be an untapped employment group that can richly enhance a company workforce. We at Goodwill TalentBridge are excited to be a part of it.

Goodwill TalentBridge helps to fund Goodwill's missionSeeing is believing and working for a non-profit makes me realize how truly blessed I am to see our mission at work each and every day. I definitely know my work is meaningful and makes a difference.

Engage your head and your heart with the passion of work.

 

 

Written by Andy Kobeski

Andy is a well-educated, strategically minded client focused HR professional, Business Development Coach, Sales Executive & Senior Recruiter with over 19 years experience in healthcare, education, executive, office professional, manufacturing & distribution environments. He possesses strong leadership skills, is an excellent staff mentor and is a highly regarded strategic partner. Specialties: Direct-hire placement, temporary-to-permanent, temporary and payrolling. Growth of 21.5 million dollars of revenue of new business in 5 1/2 years.
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WISCONSIN
Mission Support Center
Tel: (414) 847-4200

James O. Wright Center forWork & Training
Tel: (414) 353-6400

ILLINOIS
Metropolitan Chicago -
Administration
Tel: (312) 994-1440