“The most impactful thing I’ve done in my career”

Apr 05, 2018 No Comments by

Dru Laws, senior vice president at Seljan Company in Wisconsin, is a strong advocate for tapping into talent pools that are often overlooked or dismissed. Addressing fellow industry executives at last week’s national meeting of the Association of Rotational Molders, Dru shared his company’s success partnering with Alliance member Diversified Personnel Services at Opportunities, Inc. […]

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DPS candidates gain skills and experience for successful reentry

Jun 19, 2017 No Comments by

Diversified Personnel Services (DPS), the staffing division of Opportunities, Inc. headquartered in Ft. Atkinson, Wisconsin, continues to build on its partnership with regional correctional facilities to train and employ a growing number of work release candidates. In 2016, Opportunities Inc. trained and employed 282 inmates from six facilities extending from Milwaukee west to Madison. DPS […]

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Member Profile: Diversified Personnel Services, Ft. Atkinson, Wisconsin

Mar 13, 2015 No Comments by

DPS, the staffing service division of Opportunities, Inc., employs people with disabilities and other barriers to employment, mainly with manufacturing clients. On average 80% of its staffing assignments are temp-to-hire. Director of Staffing Ann Janquart leads DPS’ team and reports their addition of a new business line, DPSpro, focused on making executive-level placements.

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Spotlight on Alternative Staffing at SEA Summit 14

Feb 28, 2014 No Comments by

Alternative Staffing will be featured as one of eight “intensive” sessions to be offered during the upcoming Social Enterprise Alliance Summit in Nashville, April 13-16. This three-hour deep dive will begin with an overview of the sector and feature three seasoned practitioners – GoodTemps (Muskegon, MI), DePaul Industries (Portland, OR), and WorkSquare (Miami, FL) – […]

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Partner with Customers to Improve Temporary Workers’ Safety

Jan 17, 2014 No Comments by

Last year, in response to the expanding use of temporary labor and reports of fatal injuries suffered by temporary workers, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced an initiative to further protect temporary employees’ workplace safety. To begin, OSHA directed its national field of administrators and inspectors to ensure that safety and health protections, […]

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