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Retained Placement Award- Liz Mellen

Retained Placement Award (Left to Right) David Dwyer, Senior Vice President, Elizabeth "Liz" Mellen, CRS, Whitney Ritt, Director, Trish Wagner, Regional Director (Providence, RI) - Work Opportunities Unlimited is pleased to announce that Liz Mellen, of East Providence has received the company’s Retained Placement Award.  Given annually, Mellen received the award for excellence [...]

2018-10-30T11:56:14+00:00October 30th, 2018|Company News, Rhode Island News|

When You Find the Right Job, it’s No Longer Work – Meet Cheathy Gaye

(Providence, RI) - Most of us have a passion in life. It may be yoga, ballroom dancing, sports, bird-watching… no matter your passion or interest, there is a common link that we share; our passions enrich our lives. For Cheathy Gaye, of Providence, Rhode Island, food is what sparks his interest and makes him feel [...]

Al Hill Earns the Frank Loughran Award

Pictured (left to right) Steve Wood, President, Jenna Rebello, Director, Al Hill, CRS/recipient, Trisha Wagner, Regional Director (Providence, RI) - Work Opportunities Unlimited is pleased to announce that Al Hill of Cranston, is the recipient of the prestigious Frank Loughran Award.  Established in memory of the company’s late Vice President, the award recognizes [...]

2018-02-23T11:08:49+00:00October 7th, 2016|Rhode Island News|

Tiffney Bergeron Promoted to Regional Director

Tiffney Bergeron has been part of our Work Opportunities Unlimited team since January 2010, originally joining us as the Director of our Providence, RI office.  As the state grew and our services expanded, Tiffney headed up the expansion to the East Bay, RI area and quickly expanded into Southern Massachusetts in the New Bedford/Fall Rivers [...]

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 [...]

Mike Amons Receives Success-at-Work Award

(Providence, RI) On Thursday, October 22nd Mike Amons, a Career Resource Specialist in our Providence, Rhode Island market, was awarded a Success-at-Work Award during a team leader meeting. The award, which was presented by Steve Wood, followed a summary of his nomination by Trish Wagner, our Rhode Island director.

2018-03-20T08:33:41+00:00November 11th, 2015|Rhode Island News|

Congressman Jim Langevin Visits Work Opportunities Unlimited

Congressman Jim Langevin recently visited Work Opportunities Unlimited, meeting with 15 participants of the organization's Job Club, who spoke honestly and passionately about their experiences in the workforce. These clients spotlighted the positives of having Work Opportunities Unlimited as a resource, and discussed the challenges they face, such as access to transportation and feeling discriminated [...]

2018-03-20T08:33:41+00:00November 10th, 2015|Rhode Island News|
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