3 years ago in Career development
Watch Jamael's story and see how #Goodwill #empowered him and got him #CareerReady
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3 years ago in General news
Sending special thanks to our temps, customers &amp; contacts.
We appreciate your support!
GoodTemps offices will be closing early on 8/29/2014 and closed all day on 9/1/2014 for the Labor Day holiday.
Update: Temp and Customer: Very Happy
3 years ago in Top candidates
Way to go team!!!
Our offices will be closed on Friday, July 4th.
Have a safe and fun holiday weekend!
Director of Business Development, James Carlson @ the Sage Works Career Day on 6/17/2014.
3 years ago in Employment news
Eligibility of temporary workers according to the new Earned Sick Time Act
We have received many inquiries regarding the eligibility of temporary workers for earned paid sick leave according to the new Earned Sick Tim Act. The New York City Department of Consumer Affairs, which has also received many inquiries, has announced that they will issue a determination shortly. …
Find your next star employee in Jehanne, Edna, and Shirley.
4 years ago in Top candidates
4 years ago in General news
Jim Wolf, a US Army Veteran from Michigan, has been homeless for decades, and frequently struggled with alcoholism.
In this timelapse video, Jim undergoes a GQ-esque makeover by a Grand Rapids charity, Degage Ministries. The end result is nothing short of stunning, and goes a long way towards making skeptics realize that behind the scraggly homeless person you see on the street, there's a human being capable of so much more. Jim looks like a completely different person.…
In this latest Top Candidates feature, we're bringing you three fantastic jobseekers with a combined thirty eight years of work experience in the executive administration and pharmaceutical fields.
4 years ago in Employment news
The Post-Sandy Job Fair was held by Goodwill NYNJ
An album of photos from the Post Sandy Job Fair for Greater New York that took place on May 14th has just been posted on their Facebook page. The event was a great success, with a huge turnout of enthusiastic job-seekers and employers, and some great career workshops.
The NYC Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities will be hosting a symposium on Monday, April 1st, to provide information on accessible housing resources in the city.
Attending city agencies and organizations include:…
Payroll tax reinstated
If you've been following the fiscal cliff news on every media outlet, you would have been relieved to hear that 99% of Americans were protected from a federal income tax increase in 2013. However, another fact you may not have realized is that taxes will still go up for the vast majority of Americans.…
Each day, GoodTemps provides scores of companies throughout New York and New Jersey with the staff that keeps their businesses running smoothly. Learn how one of these top candidates can make all the difference.
5 years ago in Top candidates
5 years ago in Employment news
After Hurricane Sandy struck, the Federal government declared the New York metropolitan region and New Jersey as disaster areas.
People whose jobs were interrupted or lost because of Hurricane Sandy may be eligible to receive Disaster Unemployment Assistance even if they would not normally qualify for unemployment insurance benefits.…
Sandy cleanup efforts
Similar to the program New York State is currently offering, New Jersey Department of Labor has set up a hotline for NJ residents interested in a temporary disaster relief job. Those interested can call the NJ DOL hotline at (877) 682-6238 or email them at email@example.com.…
Governor Cuomo has announced that New York State has received $27.8 million dollars in federal Disaster National Emergency Grant funds.
The grant permits the hiring of workers to help clean up and recover New York communities such as Staten Island and the Rockaways while putting unemployed New Yorkers back to work.…
5 years ago in General news
Goodwill NYNJ offering free clothing and household goods for Sandy victims
Goodwill marathon support
Thank you all for offering to volunteer your time to help with Goodwill's support of the NYC Marathon. Many of you confirmed that you would follow through in spite of the challenges presented by Hurricane Sandy. Your commitment is much appreciated. …
The MTA is planning to restore partial subway service tomorrow, November 1st, in addition to the already restored local bus services (which are understandably crowded).
Everything isn't back to normal yet though, especially if you are in Brooklyn, south Queens, or lower Manhattan, as there are no Brooklyn <> Manhattan trains, and no trains in Manhattan south of 34th Street. MTA is also running shuttle buses between downtown Brooklyn and midtown Manhattan.…