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Job Application Checklist: Top 5 Things to Do Before You Apply


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By Jordan Joines   When you are applying for a new job, make sure that you put forth your best effort before you hit that “submit” button. Remember, your job application is one of many and you want it to catch the recruiter’s attention. Here are some helpful tips for how to prepare before you… 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 »

Goodwill and NCWorks to Hold Multi-Employer Hiring Event on June 2


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Local job seekers looking to re-enter the workforce can meet with a dozen Triad-area employers at an outdoor hiring event organized by Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina and the NCWorks Career Center of Forsyth County. Multi-Employer Hiring Event Date: Wednesday, June 2 Time: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Location: LJVM Coliseum parking lot; enter… Read more »

Goodwill® Launches Rising Together™ Coalition with Anthem Foundation, Coursera, Google, Indeed and Lyft to Empower One Million People to Access Sustainable Careers by 2025


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Goodwill, the leading workforce provider in North America, today announced a new, first-of-its-kind coalition called Rising Together™, which will work to create an equitable economic recovery and provide job seekers with the skills and supports needed to access sustainable jobs. Joining Goodwill with a goal of empowering one million people to access sustainable careers by… Read more »

Join the Easter Egg Hunt and Win Prizes at Goodwill


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Celebrate the coming of spring and take home great prizes at Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina’s annual Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt on Saturday, April 3, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. All day long, shoppers can hunt for Easter eggs hidden throughout Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina retail stores. These prizes can be… Read more »

Goodwill Holding 50% off Winter Clearance Sale, March 11-14


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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 11 through Sunday, March 14 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 »

Goodwill Hiring for Jobs at Fletcher Retail Store


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Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina is hiring for immediate openings at its retail store located at 3530 Hendersonville Road in Fletcher. Positions include cashiers, sales associates and employees who sort and hang clothing donations. To fill the open positions, the Goodwill Career Center in Hendersonville will hold a hiring event on Tuesday, Feb. 9,… Read more »

Career Quest Series Launches January 28


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The COVID-19 pandemic has many job seekers thinking about how to find work in a different field. But often they’re not sure how get their foot in the door. Career Quest, a free webinar series offered by Goodwill Industries of Northwest NC, gives job seekers an opportunity to explore new careers by hearing directly from… Read more »

Girl Scouts Team with Goodwill to Help Others


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Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont, in partnership with Goodwill Industries of Central North Carolina, Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina, and Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont, have just wrapped up their annual “Good Turn for Goodwill” community service partnership project. The campaign took place throughout the month of October. This year, there were… 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 »