Power of Connectivity Gayle Henderson, Jennifer Gray and Mary Leddy

Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU) COO Mary Leddy and Market Street Talent’s Founder Jennifer Gray met over a decade ago, when a mutual acquaintance recommended Jennifer consult with Mary about her career search. Although Jennifer’s skills did not match any of the opportunities WOU’s Leddy Group division had at the time, Mary and Jennifer stayed connected, [...]

Meet Aaron Stone, Work Opportunities Unlimited Team Member

In this recent television news interview, Auburn team member Aaron Stone highlights how he finds successful work placements for his clients, and he voices his belief about work. Both are integral to Aaron's and Work Opportunities Unlimited's core belief system, and reason why Aaron has earned the prestigious Roger LaChapelle award.  http://www.wcsh6.com/news/local/207/work-opportunities-unlimited-employee-recieves-national-award/351071987    

WOU Collaborates with Prince George’s County Public Schools

On September 22, 2016, WOU in collaboration with PG County Public Schools presented three transition programs that are being offered to students across the district which includes 13 high schools.  The programs include:  Project Search, Employment Transition Services, and Pre-Employment Transition Services.  The picture above was taken at Northwestern High School in Hyattsville, MD following [...]

October 26th, 2016|Company News, In the News, Maryland News|

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 [...]

October 25th, 2016|Client Articles|

Understanding Basic Disabilities and Support Strategies Webinar

This webinar will help you become familiar with the general characteristics of prevalent disabilities, as well as practical strategies to foster successful long-term employment. The disabilities discussed will include:  Intellectual Disabilities, Deaf and/or Visual Impairments, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Mental Health Disorders. Of course each job and each candidate are unique, but there [...]

October 19th, 2016|Client Articles, Knowledge Center|

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 [...]

November 30th, 2015|In the News|

WTVJ at Superbowl XLIV

A news story on WTVJ Channel 6 in Miami (NBC Affiliate) about Work Opportunity Unlimited's partnership with Centerplate Culinary, a food service provider at Super Bowl XLIV.

October 7th, 2015|In the News|
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