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Empowering Women: Beyond Jobs

Goodwill Industries of Lane and South Coast Counties and Alaska teamed up with a nationwide program aimed at finding work for women. But the program is so much more than finding a job. Let me give you some details. The money for the program comes from a grant through the Walmart Foundation that recognized only…

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Freshen Up Those Job Hunting Skills

  For me, the toughest part of changing jobs or a career is getting ready for the actual search. You know, you need a fresh, vibrant resume, we all need a little reminder on how to do a job interview, and even though many of us work on a computer all day we’re not sure…

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Halloween: Goodwill, One Stop Costume Store

  I don’t know about you but I’m not real big on costumes in a bag. I know, you see them at stores and are tempted to take the easy way out for Halloween. Where’s your Creativity? Where’s the Fun? Watch this if you are looking for fun! The thing I love about Halloween is…

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How Can You Help The Homeless?

http://youtu.be/TPtvyRkalbA   The best way to be part of the Homeless Conversation is to be involved. We can’t all volunteer at a shelter or give to a food bank but what if doing your part is as simple as donating or shopping at Goodwill? We watch the conversations in the community and want to be…

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Looking For A New Job: I Know Who Can Help

When I first started working with Goodwill Industries I thought they helped provide jobs for people with disabilities and they do. But their mission is so much bigger. The first time someone said: “We help people with barriers to employment” I began to realize Goodwill is out to help all of us find meaningful employment.…

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Looking For A Job? I have a little GoodWill to pass along.

  Hi, this is Rick Dancer. I never used to think of Goodwill Industries as the place to connect people with a job. I’ve known for years that Goodwill assists people with disabilities but when Goodwill says it helps people with barriers to employment, that means just about anyone. I met a woman who got…

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Goodwill Hunting: Computers, Lap Tops, Parts, Recycle.

I have an old MAC Computer sitting upstairs that I need to recycle but I’m a little hesitant because of the personal information that’s on my computer. The other day we were shooting a Recycle Tip for Goodwill, at the Computer Store and “Chris” the guy in charge told me they remove all of your…

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New Place To Shop! Opens Tomorrow

New Store Opening in Santa Clara/Eugene Tomorrow Just in time for the holidays a new store opens in West Eugene. The place is filled with lots of merchandise, some used and a lot of brand new stuff as well. When you buy from Goodwill Industries you not only get a better deal the money you…

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Hunker Down

  I think some rough times are coming our way. The media will hype up employment numbers but the fact is the economy is not getting much better. I was talking with the owner of a local retail mall the other day and she told me she see’s some bleak skies ahead and when I…

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