A Powerful Partnership

Press Release from Workforce Opportunity Services

Workforce Opportunity Services (WOS)—the leading non-profit organization connecting individuals from underserved populations with transformative career opportunities—announces its partnership with PeopleProductive, an innovative corporation with a culture solution that makes a difference.

PeopleProductive helps organizations understand the human factors holding their culture and performance back. These insights reveal the leadership practices and behaviors that erode performance, cause turnover risk, and make teams struggle. Unlike other solutions, they help leaders remove these obstacles so large pools of untapped talent potential swing into action. “We have entered the talent era. Companies must learn to use the time, talent and energy of their entire workforce most effectively. Belonging is for everyone,” said Frank Wander, CEO of PeopleProductive. With PeopleProductive, work gets easier, more gets done, and more jobs are retained.

WOS provides a complete end-to-end service for organizations and all their participants beyond superficial corporate placement, focusing on high-quality training and high-touch assimilation. Through their WOS Framework and Ascent PDI programs, WOS envisions to empower individuals to move from economic need to long-lasting professional success and financial independence, as well as help companies cultivate diverse and inclusive workplace representative of the communities they serve. “I am excited to be partnering with PeopleProductive. Their innovative approach to helping companies evaluate their culture is a critical component to a successful and diverse organization,” stated Mike Keizur, VP of Workforce Opportunity Services. “Together, WOS and People Productive can offer a complete solution to organizations in support of their DE&I strategy.”

WOS will work with People Productive to choreograph powerful communication that motivates leadership involvement by inspiring passion, stirring emotions, and unlocking purposeful participation in your DE&I initiatives. With PeopleProductive’s ability to assess a workplace for its DE&I needs and WOS’ forte for high-quality training to create long-lasting employees, this partnership will have a serious impact on workplace diversity and talent recruitment.


About Workforce Opportunity Services

Founded in 2005, Workforce Opportunity Services (WOS) is a leading 501(c)(3) nonprofit committed to developing the skills of untapped talent from underserved and veteran communities through partnerships with organizations dedicated to diversifying their workforce. Utilizing a scientifically-based model derived from research conducted at Columbia University, WOS recruits, educates, trains, and places high-potential candidates with leading organizations around the world. To date, WOS has served more than 6,000 individuals through partnerships with over 75 corporations worldwide. For more information about WOS and their programs, visit wforce.org. If you are interested in an interview with a WOS representative, please contact WOS media relations at [email protected]. WOS can be found on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and Instagram.


About People Productive

PeopleProductive was founded in 2014 with an inspiring vision: help people, and the companies they work for, to thrive together. As leaders who had studied and applied the human sciences for decades, PeopleProductive saw how peak-performing cultures unlocked the best workers had to give. Today, PeopleProductive combines advisory services with an agile cultural transformation methodology, robust cultural transformation software, training and leadership coaching so clients can create a peak-performing culture of their own. Now organizations can free the spirit of human achievement so their company and people soar together.

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