“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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Auburn Reporter names Orion CEO John Theisen Person of the Year

Jan 29, 2018 No Comments by

Congratulations to John Theisen, president and CEO of Alliance member Orion Industries in Auburn, Washington, who describes his work as “the best job I’ve ever had.” In 2016, Orion placed 157 people into community jobs, compared to fewer than 20 in 2000 when he joined the organization, eager to use his private sector business expertise […]

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Member Profile: StaffUP Resources, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

May 18, 2017 No Comments by

Read our interview with Nicole Walker, Executive Director of UpLIFTD in Baton Rouge. UpLIFTD’s niche staffing business with the State of Louisiana creates employment opportunities for disabled and disadvantaged job seekers, and builds community and self-esteem in the process.

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Workforce Solutions Associates launches in Maryland

Dec 10, 2015 No Comments by

Congratulations to Workforce Solutions Group on the launch of their new alternative staffing enterprise! Operating as Workforce Solutions Associates, the nonprofit business will build on Workforce Solutions Group’s market knowledge and experience delivering employment services as a 15-year contract provider of workforce development services in Montgomery County, Maryland, a suburb of Washington DC. On the […]

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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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