Goodwill Reviews

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    Nice place

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    Former Employee - Floor Clerk
    Former Employee - Floor Clerk

    I worked at Goodwill

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    Pros

    Sympathetic management, straightforward operations. Great deal of collaboration and teamwork despite minor interdepartmental strife.

    Cons

    Repetitive loop of dated music, 24 hour cycle. Heat in stores.


Goodwill Interviews

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    Application

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Goodwill in June 2015.

    Interview

    I went for my first interview, took approx 30 mins, store manager informed me i would be having a 2nd interview with the district mgr, the district manager cancelled the next two dates she set and called me the third time to schedul the appt.. she kept the 3rd one..i was there 3 min and was told she had 4 other interviews to do..and If i was chosen i would be notified by a HR man

    Interview Questions

    • What does goodwill do and who do they help   1 Answer
    • how would i handle coworker conflict   2 Answers

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Additional Info

Website www.goodwill.org
Headquarters San Jose, CA
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1938
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Non-Profit
Revenue $25 to $50 million (USD) per year

Through the power of work, Goodwill of Silicon Valley generates revenue and re-invests into the community through programs that give people the tools to live independent lives. Most people think of Goodwill as a donation and retail operation, but it is so much more than that! It’s the homeless veteran who is given the opportunity to change his life. It’s the underemployed or... More

Mission: Goodwill of Silicon Valley’s mission is to support our employees, our customers and people with challenging barriers to employment; to raise their standard of living and... More

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