Archive for Education & Learning

Resources for internet and technology for job seekers

Low-cost phones and internet options to assist job search A known challenge for job seekers is the inequity of access to internet and technology tools for people who live in rural areas or are unable to pay for popular phone or internet plans. Below are some options that may fit your situation. Smartphones LifeLine is […]

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Goodwill Industries International Highlights Google Event

The Grow with Google event, held at the Medford Library on October 29, 2019, was featured in Goodwill Industries International’s (GII) Weekly Digest in the first week of December. #GrowwithGoogle is an initiative that draws on Google’s 20-year history of building products, platforms, and services that help people and businesses grow. The event attracted 57 […]

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Jackson County Poverty Simulation

Southern Oregon Goodwill facilitated a Community Action Poverty Simulation at the Rogue Regency Inn in Medford on Tuesday, November 19 in partnership with the Medford/Jackson County Chamber of Chamber Leadership Program. The simulation, developed by a community action agency in Missouri, enables participants to view poverty from different angles and then discuss the potential for […]

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Grow with Google Event Kicks off Digital Skills Curriculum

SO Goodwill® Digital Skills Program Launches Southern Oregon Goodwill partnered with Google to hold a free #GrowwithGoogle digital skills training event in Medford on Tuesday, October 29. Hosted at the Jackson County Library Medford branch due to the class size, 57 participants used laptops and tablets for hands-on Google tools training for job search and business applications. […]

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New Retail Training Program Offered

Southern Oregon Goodwill® Industries announces a new partnership with the National Retail Federation (NRF) Foundation and will offer local courses for the Retail Industry Fundamentals Credential. The new program will begin January 7, 2019 with courses designed to teach skills needed to land jobs in retail and steps toward a promising career. Course participants will […]

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Goodwill hosts employee retention workshop

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Southern Oregon Goodwill® Industries presents a free seminar on retaining employees by creating intelligent teams that promote a culture of performance, engagement and well-being. Retaining Top Talent: Develop Intelligent Teams and Keep Your Best People is set for 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at Southern Oregon Wine Institute, Danny Lang Event Center, […]

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K-CET GED students graduate

Five students who earned GED certificates at the Klamath Center for Education and Training graduated Friday, April 7, in a ceremony at the Klamath Community College campus. The graduates were Toby Brazille, Jon Carle, Justin Sandhu, Emily Teeter, and Timothy Wood. The ceremony included K-CET and KCC staff and administrators. Herald & News reporter Holly […]

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K-CET GED graduation set

Southern Oregon Goodwill and Klamath Community College are proud to announce a graduation ceremony to celebrate the first students to earn a GED certificate through the Klamath Center for Education & Training (K-CET). The ceremony is set for 6 p.m., Friday, April 7, at Klamath Community College, Building 4 Commons, 7390 6th St., Klamath Falls. […]

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K-CET celebrates opening

College and community leaders celebrated the opening of Klamath Center for Education & Training (K-CET) with a ribbon-cutting at Klamath Community College Thursday, Dec. 1. K-CET is an innovative partnership between KCC and Southern Oregon Goodwill designed to address adult educational needs in Klamath and Lake counties. The center opened in September and now has […]

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