Carefree BBQ Outfits

27 July 2016

Summer BBQ season is in full swing! But do you know what you're wearing to the next BBQ? Don't stress! It should be two things – comfortable and practical. San Diego is blessed with warm summers, well at least after May gray and June gloom pass. Worrying about the weather while choosing an outfit shouldn’t...

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Job Opportunities for Higher Pay Rates at Goodwill

15 July 2016

SAN DIEGO – You have graduated from high school, have no plans to go to college or you have taken the summer off and will start classes at a local junior college or four year university and need part-time or full time work. You want a job that provides growth opportunities, you need valuable work...

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How to thrift for your Comic Con costume!

8 July 2016

Comic Con 2016 July 20-24 at the San Diego Convention Center We all know that the best way to express yourself at Comic Con is by wearing a do-it-yourself costume instead of a store bought one. Comic Con draws over 150,000 people to San Diego, that’s a lot of people checking out your costume! But...

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Healthiest Companies 2016 Finalist!

6 July 2016

Goodwill was among the finalists for the San Diego Business Journal's Healthiest Companies 2016. Congratulations to our Wellness Committee - your hard work has done wonders for improving the health of our Goodwill ambassadors. From the San Diego Business Journal June 20, 2016 "Goodwill Industries has established an active employee wellness program entitled WILLPower Wellness...

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Fourth of July Hours

29 June 2016

Listed below are special Fourth of July hours for Goodwill locations throughout San Diego. Goodwill will resume regular business hours on July 5, 2016. We hope you have a wonderful holiday weekend!   Employment Centers, Corporate Offices, and Customer Service Closed. Stand-alone Donation Centers OPEN Point Loma – 9:00am - 5:00pm Downtown – 9:00am -...

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Goodwill opens in La Mesa

27 June 2016

by Spencer Katz Originally appeared in the East County Gazette Vol. 17, No. 26 "More people to hire, more people to serve, more people to shop, more people everything," exclaims Beth Forsberg, Goodwill Vice President of Retail and Operations, when asked what excites her most about a new Goodwill opening in La Mesa. The mantra,...

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Summer Camping

22 June 2016

This is the time of year when camping families rejoice! School is out and summer is officially here! Now you can make the most of longer days, swim season, fishing, grilling, and even catching up on that book you’ve intended to read all year! Camping is a budget friendly, family friendly activity -- and you...

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What to Wear for your Job Interview

9 June 2016

It takes less than one second for someone to form a first impression of you. As a result, it is important to create the best impression you can. Even though we may want our personality to shine through our fun and casual attire, it is best to wear traditional formal clothes to a job interview...

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OUSD art students rescue, repurpose Goodwill items

8 June 2016

Oceanside High School students repurposed unsalable objects from Goodwill Industries into desirable pieces as part of an Earth Week project. Use it up, wear it out, make it do — or give it to an art student at Oceanside High School to turn into something artistic or useful. Ten art students from the school recently...

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Father’s Day

25 May 2016

Father’s Day is just around the corner (June 19). I have been giving this day a lot of thought. Thankfully, I still have time to buy or make a thoughtful gift. But what do guys really want for Father’s Day? To get a better idea, I decided to ask some of the great Dad’s of...

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