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Strategies to Support a Diverse Workforce

Many workplaces are becoming increasingly diverse – not only in areas of gender, race, religion, age and ethnicity, but also relative to work habits, education, and flexibility. Researchers tell us that more diverse workplaces often lead to increased productivity. While “managing” diversity is often delegated to the human resources department, diversity can present challenges [...]

2016-10-25T09:01:29+00:00 October 25th, 2016|Client Articles|

Work Opportunities Unlimited Appoints Melissa Nobles as Director of Business Development

Melissa Nobles - Director of Business Development DOVER, NH. August 1, 2016—Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU), a community-based employment service provider specializing in placing job seekers with barriers to employment, is pleased to announce that Melissa Nobles was recently promoted to director of business development within the organization. Nobles joined WOU in 2015 as [...]

WOU Creates Regional Director Role- Two Regional Directors Named

It is with great pleasure, that the Management Resource Team announces the addition of the Regional Director role to the management structure.   The Regional Director is tasked with supervising multiple markets and office directors.  Work Opportunities Unlimited has experienced steady growth including expansion of service lines, territories within states, and additional states such as Connecticut [...]

2016-10-25T09:01:32+00:00 May 18th, 2016|Maryland News, Rhode Island News, Washington DC News|

Jenni Paine Receives Success-at-Work Award

(West Palm Beach, FL) On Friday, April 15th Jenni Paine, a Career Resource Specialist on our West Palm Beach team, was awarded a Success-at-Work Award during a team leader meeting. The award, which was presented by Steve Wood, followed a summary of her nomination by Sue Abel, our veteran Florida director. During the presentation Sue spoke of the many ways Jenni helps clients and teammates. In her nomination, here’s what Sue wrote about two individuals.

2016-10-25T09:01:32+00:00 April 27th, 2016|Florida News, Success At Work Award|

Beth Knipstein’s Success Story

Beth Knipstein is a retailer’s dream come true. She’s a woman who loves to work hard, she has a passion for organizing everything under the sun, and she’s an absolute stickler for being on time. “Beth’s work gives us a distinct advantage,” says Karyn Marcinkevich, store manager at Marshalls in Somerville, Massachusetts. “She cleans and [...]

2016-10-25T09:01:32+00:00 April 14th, 2016|Massachusetts News, Success Stories|

Lori Turenchalk from the South Shore Team Accepted to the Director-in-Training program

 We are pleased and excited to announce the acceptance of Lori Turenchalk from the South Shore Team to the Director-in-Training program.  Lori started with WOU and the South Shore team on November 6, 2013.  Since that time she has served individuals referred from the Department of Children and Families, the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission, the Department [...]

2016-10-25T09:01:32+00:00 April 12th, 2016|Massachusetts News|

Congratulations to our new Team Leaders!

Over the course of 2015/2016 the Career Resource Specialists listed below were enrolled and have since completed our Team Leader Training.  The Team Leader Training focuses on developing the technical and consultation skills of the trainee relative to Retention Planning and the facilitation of 30 Day Objectives for up to 3 CRSs.  The training includes [...]

2016-07-06T10:45:04+00:00 April 12th, 2016|Company News, Florida News, Maryland News, Massachusetts News|

CBS12’s Extraordinary People: Disabled man overcomes obstacles to find dream job

Founded on the principal that all people deserve to work independently in their communities, Independence Works is a non-profit affiliate of Work Opportunities Unlimited. Independence Works provides vocational rehabilitation services to the people of Florida. RIVIERA BEACH, Fla.-- Sadly in Florida, doors to employment don’t always open to people with disabilities. They [...]

2016-10-25T09:01:32+00:00 November 30th, 2015|In the News|
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