Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries
Serving Greater Cincinnati

The Right Path: How Goodwill’s Assessment Services Lead to Personal Fulfillment

You’ve probably heard career advice that goes something like this: ” Just do what makes you happy!” Have you ever questioned whether that’s possible? If so, you might be in the wrong job.

Career counselors have put an increased focus on matching a career path to a candidate’s interests in recent years, and for good reason. Experts have found that when you love your job, you do great work “” and that leads to an overall feeling of fulfillment.

Finding the Perfect Match

There are several ways to find the career that’s right for you, and in most cases, it’s smart to start with an assessment. What are you good at? Even better, what could you become good at?

Assessing skills and vocational interests is one of Ohio Valley Goodwill’s specialties. The career counselors at Ohio Valley Goodwill help people with disabilities discover what skills they have and what they enjoy doing. Then they match their findings with a career opportunity that will help to set job seekers up for success!

Passion Sparks Success

Liking what you do really does make it easier to be successful, according to research. When you’re happy at work, it’s easier to ” get in the zone” and really let the productivity flow. That, in turn, sparks more happiness. It’s like a never-ending circle of happiness and fulfillment! At Ohio Valley Goodwill, we work to understand job seekers’ interests and passions and help them empower themselves through meaningful employment. We invite you to read the Success Stories to learn more about the incredible individuals who have achieved personal and vocational success.  

Goodwill’s Mission in Action

Ohio Valley Goodwill has been helping individuals with disabilities grow their job skills and find life-enriching career opportunities for more than 100 years. If you know someone with disabilities who could benefit from Ohio Valley Goodwill’s skills training, assessment, or job placement services in Cincinnati, find out more about the services we offer here.

Goodwill's Cycle of Success
Goodwill’s Cycle of Success

And remember, every time you donate to Goodwill or shop at a Goodwill retail store, you’re helping to create these life-changing opportunities for job seekers in your community. It’s an amazing cycle of personal and vocational success, and you can be a part of it!