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Color Me Goodwill Accepting Designer Applications for 2022 Fashion Show


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Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina is seeking Asheville-area designers to compete in its popular Color Me Goodwill upcycled fashion show, which returns to The Orange Peel on April 29, 2022. The 6th Annual Color Me Goodwill show will feature seven designers, each of whom will create a five-piece collection based on their selected color…. 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 »

Back to School Blues Sale on Jeans is Aug. 6-15 at Goodwill


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With a new school year just around the corner — and many kids heading back to classrooms in person — this back-to-school shopping season is an extra-special one. But the cost of all those new clothes, electronics and school supplies can add up. Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina is helping ease the cost of… Read more »

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® 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 »