Jaymie Eichorn

The Prosperity Center Moves to Peters Creek Parkway


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Effective August 1, 2022, The Prosperity Center will be located within Goodwill’s Regional Operations Center, 2760 Peters Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem. The Prosperity Center clients will have access to the same services in the new location. Partner agency Financial Pathways of the Piedmont is also moving to the Peters Creek facility, where they will offer in-person… Read more »

Goodwill Holding 50% off Winter Clearance Sale, March 3-6


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Families can find extraordinary deals on coats, sweaters and other winter clothing items at Goodwill’s Winter Clearance Sale, taking place Thursday, March 3 through Sunday, March 6 at all Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina retail stores. During the sale, all regularly-priced winter clothing items will be 50 percent off, including jackets and coats, winter… Read more »

Are college degrees worth the price of admission to the job market?


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By Janice Davis Richardson, MPA  |  LinkedIn: JaniceRichardson As a youngster growing up in a lower middle-class family, it was instilled in me that I should go to college and get a good education and then get a good job. Like many of my Baby Boomer peers during the 1980s, I earned college degrees and… Read more »

Donating Locally Makes Immediate Impact this Holiday Season

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During this busy holiday season, we are mindful of honoring family commitments, meeting financial obligations, and finding just the right gift for everyone on our list. We’d also like to give back to our community – if only we could fit it into our schedule and budget. Fortunately, Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina now… Read more »

Have you reached your career mountain top?

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By Sharine Sample, Regional Workforce Development Manager, Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina  One of the most influential interviews I’ve conducted left me with something I know I will question the rest of my career. In response to one of my questions, this candidate said, “my career is at a different place now. I’ve been… Read more »

It’s a Job Seekers’ Market but…


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By Janice Davis Richardson, MPA  |  LinkedIn: JaniceRichardson While scrolling through Facebook, I stumbled across one recent post from a recruiter looking for people to work as Flaggers. This job requires reporting to work at 6 a.m. to hold up signs and direct traffic while road work is being done. The position pays $16 per… Read more »

CYAI Partners with Goodwill to Train Youth Tech Workers


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Winston-Salem, N.C. (June 2, 2021) – The Cybersecurity Youth Apprenticeship Initiative (CYAI) is partnering with Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina (Goodwill) to provide information technology (IT) registered apprenticeship programming to youth ages 16-21, with a focus on women and individuals of color. The Youth IT Apprenticeship program provides youth aged 16-21 with the IT… Read more »

Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott Gifts $10 Million to Local Goodwill


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Goodwill® Receives Largest Investment in Its 94-Year History to Help Americans Get Back to Work (Winston-Salem, NC) – Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina, Inc. announced a $10 million donation from author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott – the largest donation received in the organization’s 94-year history. With 10.7 million Americans unemployed and in urgent need… Read more »

Goodwill CEO Announces Retirement


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After 24 years of service, Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina President and CEO Art Gibel has announced his plans to retire, effective January 1, 2021. The search for Gibel’s replacement will commence immediately, led by executive search firm Capital Development Services (CapDev). Gibel became president and CEO of Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina… Read more »