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Retail Certification Program Picks up Media Attention

The newest program offered by Southern Oregon Goodwill® Industries, in partnership with the National Retail Federation (NRF) Foundation, the Retail Industry Fundamentals credential, garnered the attention of several media outlets. The Herald and News in Klamath Falls put out this story. Vice President of Workforce Development, Erin Young, was interviewed by the local ABC affiliate, […]

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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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Grants Pass and White City Job Fairs host job seekers

The Southern Oregon Goodwill® Industries Job Fairs in White City and Grants Pass on June 6 attracted ten employers, 100 job candidates and media attention. Grants Pass Daily Courier reporter, Jason McMillen, covered the event for the paper and published the article below on Thursday, June 7. KAJO radio interviewed Paris Martin and Janae Davidson […]

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Community attends Ashland Job Fair

The Southern Oregon Goodwill® Industries Job Fair in Ashland on June 1 attracted half a dozen employers, 40 job candidates and media attention. KDRV NewsWatch 12, the Medford ABC affiliate,  ran announcements about the event during the midday, 5 p.m., and 6:30 p.m. news broadcasts on Friday, June 1.   Michael Murphy, DIrector of Retail, […]

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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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Group health insurance seminar offers tips

Roseburg, OR — Southern Oregon Goodwill® Industries presents a free seminar to provide business owners and managers information about affordable group healthcare coverage in a time of change. Healthcare for Employers: How to Prepare for Changes in the Affordable Care Act is set for 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, in Cascade Hall at the Douglas […]

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Klamath Falls career fair set

Klamath Falls, OR — Southern Oregon Goodwill Industries will host a career fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, at the Goodwill Job Connection, 3401 Washburn Way. Connecting people seeking work with employers who are hiring is a key part of Goodwill’s mission to enable employment. The career fair is open to […]

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Workforce development director hired

Grants Pass, OR — Southern Oregon Goodwill® Industries has hired David Fricke as Director of Workforce Development for Josephine County. He oversees all Goodwill’s workforce development programs and services in Josephine County. Fricke started his career in employment and workforce development in 1991. He came to Goodwill from the Umpqua Valley disAbilities Network in Roseburg, […]

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