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Vote for Goodwill at Change.org!

8 years ago in Career development

Change.org recently launched the 2010 Ideas for Change in America competition.

One idea that was proposed by Goodwill International is called Build Career Onramps for People Who Want to Work: Fund Transitional Jobs Opportunities. Goodwill's idea has made it into the final round, and is just 1360 votes away from making it into the final list of winning ideas. We thought you might be interested in voting to support this worthy cause and recommend you check it out. …

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April 9th - Baruch Conference on Employment and Vision Impairment

8 years ago in Career development

On April 9th, CUNY's Baruch College will be hosting a conference and series of workshops for visually impaired job seekers and interested employers.

Generously funded by the New York State Commission for the Blind and Visually Handicapped and Reader's Digest Partners for Sight Foundation, the event is free - with luncheon included - and features a keynote speech by Kathleen Martinez, the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy.…

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Open for business on the 11th

8 years ago in General news

Hope you're all enjoying the snow!

GoodTemps will be open for business as usual tomorrow, the 11th. Weather conditions are still expected to be poor for most of the day, with high winds and blowing snow, so care and caution should be used by all when venturing outside.…

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GoodTemps closed Feb 10th due to snowstorm

8 years ago in General news

GoodTemps closed Feb 10th due to snowstorm

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GoodTemps mentioned on CBS Opening Bell

8 years ago in Employment news

Our ears are burning in a good way!

During an interview with WCBS Opening Bell, Professor Mary Mulvihill, Executive Director of the Grace Institute talked about GoodTemps and our mission to help people from all walks of life find employment.…

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8 years ago in Top candidates

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GoodTemps featured in NTAR research study

8 years ago in General news

GoodTemps was recently featured as part of a case study from the NTAR Leadership Center, due to our work in providing outreach and employment services to disabled jobseekers and community organizations in both the government and private industries temporary staffing sectors.

Read the webinar PDF transcript: http://www.ntarcenter.org/files/012810_Webinar.pdf

NTAR homepage: http://www.ntarcenter.org

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New MTA website

8 years ago in General news

Mobile, route planner

The MTA has launched a redesigned website, with route planner, mobile browser compatibility and better access to maps and service alerts. …

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Haiti tragedy

8 years ago in General news

How to help Haiti

Everyone here at GoodTemps extends their deepest sympathies and concern to those who have friends and family in Haiti, and who may have been affected by the devastating earthquake that struck the country on Tuesday. It's a terrible tragedy for anyone to experience, and we hope that those close to you came out unscathed from the ordeal.…

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Unemployed in Tokyo

8 years ago in Employment news

Living in a box

A very interesting article from the New York Times on how some Japanese businessmen and women are coping with the declining economy in that country - by living in a capsule.…

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WSJ: MBA grads still hedging on Finance

9 years ago in Career development

MBA Students Still Banking on Finance

The Wall Street Journal reports that current MBA students and impending graduates are still banking on careers in the financial and accounting sectors when they leave school.…

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Navigating the "Work-at-home" market

9 years ago in Employment news

With the downturn came a glut of work at home job offers from companies of all sizes.

Working from home offers many benefits to the company and employee - lower overheads and costs, a happier employee, flexible schedules. Who wouldn't want to get paid to work in their PJs?…

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Free outfits for the unemployed on 12/5 and 12/6 at GW stores!

9 years ago in Career development

Suit up!

Goodwill Industries of Greater NY and Northern NJ is offering a free suit or outfit to those who sign up at one of their retail stores during store hours on December 5th and December 6th. This is a perfect opportunity for those in need of a new suit to help with job interviews. Terms and conditions apply - you must be unemployed in order to be eligible. See in store for details.…

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Jose Figueroa awarded NYSID 2009 Joslin Award

9 years ago in General news

Jose Figueroa awarded NYSID 2009 Joslin Award

On October 8th, long-standing GoodTemps employee Jose Figueroa was presented with a NYSID Joslin award for Outstanding Performance. The award was presented by Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey's CEO, William Forrester.…

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GoodTemps H1N1 flu advisory

9 years ago in General news

Flu season is fast approaching

Flu season is fast approaching and there has been a lot of concern regarding H1N1 (Swine Flu). GoodTemps presents a few simple things you can to do protect against the flu:…

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NYC Disability Mentoring Day - October 21st, 2009

9 years ago in Personal development

October 21st 2009 is NYC Disability Mentoring Day.

October 21st 2009 is NYC Disability Mentoring Day. Organized and operated by the NYC Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD), DMD is a free program aimed at helping companies gain an appreciation of the unique skills and abilities that disabled workers can bring to the workplace.…

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Make your money work harder

9 years ago in Personal finance

There are a number of financial institutions throughout the tri-state area that offer free checking and saving services.

While neither GoodTemps nor Goodwill endorses any particular company, a free checking account is easy to acquire, and something that can save you hundreds of dollars a year versus using check cashing companies to access the money on your paycheck. Similarly, online savings companies pay interest rates that can actually make your money grow, compared with brick and mortar firms, the savings rates of which are normally only a fraction of a percent. Be sure to research and carefully consider each institution before opening an account.

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