2023 Retained Placement Award – Siiri Gott

L to R: President & CEO David Dwyer, Siiri Gott, Director Sarah Pednault Work Opportunities Unlimited is pleased to announce that Siiri Gott on the Portland, ME team is the 2023 recipient of the company's annual Retained Placement award! The award is given to the Career Resource Specialist who played the most influential [...]

2023-09-18T07:59:30-04:00September 29th, 2023|Successes, Uncategorized, Company News, Maine News|

Success Story – Drew Merritt

At Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU) we believe that all people can work, and it’s our mission to create new opportunities for success in the workplace, every day, since 1982. WOU client Drew Merritt recently started a new job at The Twisted Tomato in Del Ray Beach, FL, where he is supported by WOU Career Resource [...]

Frank Loughran Award – Susan Scaperotto

L to R: Sue Abel, Susan Scaperotto, Jenni Paine (West Palm Beach, Florida) - Work Opportunities Unlimited is pleased to announce that Susan Scaperotto of West Palm Beach, Florida, is the recipient of the prestigious Frank Loughran Award. The award recognizes excellence in Supported Employment and is given each year to an individual [...]

2023-04-07T17:35:40-04:00January 20th, 2023|IW, Uncategorized, Company News, Florida News, Successes|

Florida VR and WOU – a Successful, Reciprocal Relationship

Florida Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) provides funding for Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU) and is a federal and state funded program, designed to support people who have a barrier to employment, whether physical, developmental, or emotional. Those who qualify for the program become clients of vendor partners such as WOU, who work to find meaningful employment for [...]

10 Myths of Interviewing

  Here at Work Opportunities Unlimited, we interview candidates day in and day out, and it goes without saying that we’ve done our fair share of myth-busting when it comes to the interview process. Whether they got bad advice from a friend or don’t realize times have changed, some people who walk through our doors [...]

2018-10-08T10:59:24-04:00September 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Breaking Down Barriers and Changing Perspectives

You hear it before you see it. The forlorn call of an air-horn in the distance, the throaty sounds of a hardworking diesel locomotive, the clackety-clack of the rail wheels as they glide along the track, the dinging of the bells. As the MBTA commuter train slices into the station, it’s brakes sigh and its [...]

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