We’re here to help you land an in-demand job in a high-growth industry, despite being laid-off or furloughed because of COVID-19. These resources have been especially curated to help you access additional financial and other supports, learn more about promising careers that fit your interests and skills, and hear from others who are facing similar challenges.
Resources for housing, healthcare, and other essentials
Need help or have questions about how to navigate applying for unemployment? Using Jobcase you can click on your state to find specific resources, helpful articles and a community ready to help you with your unemployment benefits.
Having trouble finding free or affordable health clinics without insurance? Find free dental care and free medical clinics using this online platform.
Feeling lonely? Stressed? Connect with a trained volunteer counselor through the nonprofit Crisis Text Line.
Having reliable access to the internet is crucial for just about everything these days, like going to school, connecting with family, finding services, and looking for a new career. See if a nonprofit called EveryoneOn can help you find affordable internet and computers for home.
Find available support right where you are.
Tips to help you apply and interview for jobs
Explore videos and tutorials from Goodwill Community Foundation on dozens of different topics like computer basics and job search. You can dip right into specific lessons or check out a complete set of resources on can’t-miss subjects.
Our partner Emsi offers a free, easy-to-use resume optimizer. This strong resource helps tailor your skills to reflect the type of job you would like to apply for. Find out which skills you need for your next job.
Social distancing has changed the hiring process. Today, a lot of job interviews are taking place online. Check out these tips from Goodwill on how to prepare for a virtual interview.
Coaching and tools to help you choose a new career path
The journey to re-launch your career begins with a single step Making a decision to learn new skills and upskill into a new career path is no small feat. Upskilling is a journey that requires time and dedication, but with the proper support, the road to your...
10 months ago, COVID-19 ripped through the United States. In a short time span, the pandemic flipped the economy upside down. This resulted in tens of millions of workers losing their jobs and a wide range of businesses having to close their doors for good. Despite this unforeseen devastation, there are industries that have continued to grow — and even thrive
Goodwill helps individuals build skills to find jobs, advance careers and change their lives for the better. Find Goodwill career centers based in communities all around the U.S. to support you with career preparation, job search strategies, and building job-ready skills.
Trying to figure out what career path best suits you? Self-assessments can help you explore your interests, skills, and work values. CareerOneStop can point you toward your next career.
Try the career navigation and job matching tool from our partner pymetrics.
What to expect from different careers
From caregiver to cook, dining server to housekeeper, reception to driver, assisted living and healthcare systems are hiring today.
You’ve probably heard that tech is a growing career field. But what kinds of things do you do in a tech job, and what do you need to know to get one?
Stories of people who have changed their lives with a new career
Are you transitioning to a civilian career? Watch this video from our partner Roadtrip Nation showing how fellow vets found new work after service.
Watch this video from our partner Roadtrip Nation to see working adults who made a career change.