Our Mission: Back to Work, Back to Life.

R2W President To Speak At Council of State Government Dec 14th

Rob Brazell, R2W President has been invited to speak on a panel on the topic of veterans employment, specifically for disabled veterans, at the “Council of State Government’s (CSG) Policy Academy: Hiring and Retaining Workers with Disabilities,” which is taking place on Thursday, December 14 at the CSG Annual Conference in Las Vegas, NV.

R2W Joins UCAR’s 7th Annual Job Fair Nov. 2

Visit R2W’s table for consideration.  We post jobs for multiple employers in a wide range of careers.

When

Thursday, Nov. 2, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (general public welcome from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

Where

UCAR Center Green Campus (Bldg 1), 3080 Center Green Drive, Boulder 80301

Full Article:  https://www2.ucar.edu/atmosnews/news/129474/ucar-host-7th-annual-job-fair-nov-2

BOULDER, Colo. — Veterans, people with disabilities, and the public can meet with 20 Front Range employers including Project:  Return To Work Inc.  (R2W) at a job fair hosted by the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research on Thursday, November 2, on UCAR’s Center Green campus, 3080 Center Green Drive, in north Boulder.

UCAR job fair scene

Participants in a previous UCAR job fair visit one of the employers’ booths. (©UCAR. Photo by Carlye Calvin. This image is freely available for media & nonprofit use.)ER

Now in its seventh year, the annual event is co-sponsored by UCAR, Workforce Boulder County, and the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation of the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment.

The first hour of the job fair (10–11 a.m.) is dedicated to veterans and people with disabilities. The general public is then also welcome from 11 a.m. until the fair wraps up at 2 p.m.

“This is always one of my favorite events of the year,” said Randy Schalhamer, UCAR’s talent acquisition manager. “We are excited to have another great turnout from employers that share in UCAR’s commitment to assisting job seekers in the local community — especially veterans and people with disabilities.”

 

WHERE TO START?

 

     –  Career Exploration & Planning – 

   

        January 8th, 2017, noon Mountain Time     

VFW Post #1
841 Santa Fe Drive
Denver, CO  80204

 

Farmers Insurance
5555 Tech Center Dr. Suite 110
Colorado Springs, CO 80919

 

COMMUNITY WRITING CENTER 
210 E 400 S
Suite 8 Salt Lake City, UT 84111

 
Online January 8th, 2017 noon Mountain Time: 

 Register here: https://cc.readytalk.com/r/7cclkm2rzsuq&eom

For info
call 720-359-1541
or use our
Contact Page

 Bring your laptop and headset!

 

Jennifer Cohen, Online Instructor
Kim Anderson, Employment Specialist, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Kaitlin Dial, Denver, Colorado
Zoya Dixit, Denver, Colorado

Need a change but don’t know what’s your best next career?  This free workshop is for you!

Exploring your options is the first step toward winning a fulfilling and lasting career.  Let’s dramatically speed up the process!

Career Exploration & Planning is a 20 minute webinar followed by a 1 hour in-person workshop.  Experts will show you how to use R2W’s innovative tools to quickly zero in on quality jobs matching your career goals, while increasing your interviews and job offers.

You might find the perfect job during the class.  You will also learn how to get additional training and one-on-one support from caring counselors.  Apply for a professional mentor too!

Applying for the right job could last a lifetime.  It’s worth exploring!

“Our workshops are FAST!    Benefits:  you can complete your own evaluation in a fraction of the time AND you can apply for a Mentor who will make a big commitment to you– 12 months.  It’s worth your time.”  R2W Founder, Rob Brazell

 

R2W Mentors

Mentors provide expert help for a year or more.

 

 

 
 

   

 

 

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Sponsor, Donors & Community Partners

 

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Day Of Caring 2017

 – Meaningful Event –

Foothills United Way, Office Evolution, ReadyTalk, StaffCV, and many others joined together to help recruit applicants for R&D projects at R2W.  R2W has participated in Foothills United Way’s Day of Caring for many years.  Collectively, we have made a huge difference in the lives of thousands of veterans at past events and continued the tradition this year.  We reached out to 500 veterans, disabled civilians, and their spouses for research to help them breakthrough employment barriers including PTSD, depression, and pain.

The event was help at the following:

Friday, September 8, 2017
8:00 AM – Noon – Call Bank @ Office Evolution 
Noon – 1:30 PM – Lunch @Foothills United Way 
Continental Breakfast
Office Evolution
357 S. McCaslin Blvd Suite 200
Louisville, CO 80027

Our Call Bank reached out to 500 veterans in our system.  Kim Anderson, R2W Employment Specialist, gave great training to everyone.  Thank you for making this event a complete success!

 

   – VOLUNTEER FOR FUTURE EVENTS –

 720-359-1541
Kim Anderson
Kim.Anderson@Return2Work.org 

We are deeply grateful to all our sponsors, donors, and community partners who rallied the entire community to our cause.

DONATE – http://www.return2work.org/donate

SPONSORS, DONORS, & COMMUNITY PARTNERS

Sponsor an event(s):  http://www.return2work.org/contact-us

 


R2W on Fox News

Fox 13 News
 – The Place –
Salt Lake City

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How one company is helping veterans return to work

Rob, the founder and chairman of Project:  Return To Work Inc.  (R2W), tells us about how they are helping local veterans and their spouses.

You can go to their upcoming event (click on the following):  Where To Start?

 

Other News

What STEM Interns Say About R2W

 

 

 

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Special Thanks To

 

Testimonials

Carly, R2W STEM Intern

I very much enjoyed working for R2W. Not only was everyone very kind, supportive, and patient with me while I was learning the ropes, but they all love working for R2W. The enthusiasm everyone has for what they do comes through clearly and makes for a pleasant, passionate community and work environment. While I was broadening my skillset, I got a perspective of the struggles the veterans and their families face when it comes to finding work: something I hadn’t had any insight or experience with at all previously. I worked hard and enjoyed working hard. Overall it was a very meaningful experience to me, and one I would recommend to others without hesitation. 

MOM – My daughter had the opportunity this year to intern with R2W and I felt that she gained invaluable insights into the struggles that veterans and the disabled encounter when trying to secure meaningful employment.  Working an honest day’s work and the sense of identity that it brings for someone who has had many challenges was eye opening for her.  Having heard me talk about the struggles my own brother helped bring this experience full circle.  [Rob Brazell, Founder] and the R2W team displayed a passion and drive to help everyone possible, including making may daughter’s experience as impactful as possible.  I would absolutely recommend R2W to anyone looking to help out in this difficult area.

Carly conducted a special 2 week STEM internship for her Senior project in May 2017-  80 hours. She continues to volunteer, helping train new STEM Interns and supporting R2W professionals placing injured veterans into lasting careers.

 

Kim Anderson, R2W Employment Specialist

Kim Anderson trained Carly how to use StaffCV– advanced technology donated to R2W for many years.  It distinguishes R2W from others and enables STEM Interns to make a significant contribution to society.  We all serve.

StaffCV is an amazing company!  They’re from New Zealand and don’t have a stake in our wars but they’ve given and given and given for years.  They’ve demonstrated not only the American spirit but also the human spirit that heals wounds and restores families.  Everyone at R2W is tremendously grateful.

ReadyTalk is also a key donated technology.  Only blocks from R2W’s headquarters, they too have demonstrated great patriotism for years.


Mary Ellen, Volunteer

A number of fellow residents of Anthem Ranch and I were tasked with calling veterans re being part of a data base to test potential products that might help veterans return to work after their service.  While many of us were reluctant to be part of such a calling effort, it turned out to be fine as most of the time we just left a message which was provided for us to work with.  When I reached people, they were able to say they had work, were grateful for the information and in one case were still in service but actually pulled over out of traffic to talk to me because he considered “Return2Work” an important organization.

 

 

JOB FAIR FOR VETERANS

Visit R2W’s booth!  Sign up for careers in several fields.

Friday, November 18, 2016
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
3080 Center Green Drive, Boulder, CO 80301

Co-sponsored by University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), Workforce Boulder County, and Colorado Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)

UCAR hosts 6th annual veterans job fair Nov. 18

Outreach focuses on veterans and people with disabilities, as well as the general public

BOULDER, Colo. — Veterans, people with disabilities, and the public can meet with more than 30 Front Range employers at a job fair hosted by the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research on Friday, Nov. 18, on UCAR’s Center Green campus, 3080 Center Green Drive, in north Boulder.

Now in its sixth year, the annual event is co-sponsored by UCAR, Workforce Boulder County, and the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation of the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment. Starting at 10 a.m., the first hour is dedicated to veterans and people with disabilities, after which the general public is also invited to participate, starting at 11 a.m. until the fair ends at 2 p.m.

read more – click here

 

R2W JOBS BOARD

 We’re not just a job board.

We provide executive level services to qualifying applicants – free.

It’s worth taking a little time for R2W’s unique evaluation, training, and placement process.

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Job Board –  CLICK HERE

Day of Caring – 2016 Employment Expo – REVERSE Job Fair; Online Job Fair; Call Bank

Our 2016 Day of Caring events were a huge success this year.  Call 720-359-1541 for information about our next Reverse Job Fair, Online Job Fair, and Call Bank.


 

 – Reverse Job Fair –

Reverse Job FairFun Auction.
Stellar candidates.
Highest placement rating.

Volunteers (click here):  2 art auctioneers, 4 party assistants, and 12 ancillary bidders
Employers & Applicants:  Register here

At our typical job fairs, we recruit 1,000 veterans & 100 employers.  Our Reverse Job Fair reverses that ratio. Employers compete for veterans instead of the other way around.

September 9, 2016
8:00 AM Setup and Greetings
9:00 AM Opening Speech & Auctions
11:30 AM Closing & Follow Up
12:30 PM Foothills United Way Picnic

Space Donated By

Office Evolution
357 McCaslin Blvd Ste 200, Louisville, CO 80027

Employer Party
September 8th    6:00 PM

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– Online Job Fair –

Online Job FairEmployers – get your own virtual table – connect remotely
Well qualified applicants
Volunteers:  Seeking 4 IT Specialists  – bring your laptop
Employers & Applicants:  Register here

Hosted by
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– Call Bank –

Call Bank

Last year, we called over 200 veterans;
a lot of lives were radically changes as a result.

Volunteers:  Seeking 15 volunteers – bring your own phone or laptop

 September 9, 2016

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EagleOne Call Center volunteered to host this year’s Call Bank with their employees at their facilities.

THANK YOU!


 

DAY OF CARING
2016 Employment Expo

Foothills United WayFor the past few years, Project:  Return To Work Inc.  (R2W) has partnered with Foothills United Way for their Day of Caring events.  It is the largest annual volunteer event in Boulder & Broomfield Counties.  Last year, several notable volunteers from the City of Boulder and other groups called over 200 veterans.  They radically improved several lives.

This year, we’re going to do another Call Bank plus an Online Job Fair and a Reverse Job Fair.

Our Reverse Job Fair is a fun auction that connects stellar candidates with hiring employers, focusing on IT and Sales careers this year.   At our typical job fairs, we recruit 1,000 veterans & 100 employers. Our Reverse Job Fair reverses that ratio. Employers compete for veterans instead of the other way around.  It involves considerably more time and effort to achieve these higher quality levels.

Reverse Job Fair Timeline
August 1:       Employer & Applicant Registration
August 15:     Interviews
August 30:    Select Final Candidates
September 8:     Employer Party
September 9:     Auctions

Our Online Job Fair is for all other employers and applicants.  R2W will provide easy-to-use virtual rooms donated by ReadyTalk.  We will also use advanced technologies donated by StaffCV to steer well qualified applicants to the employers’ virtual rooms.

Foothills United Way is recruiting and tracking volunteers again this year.  Office Evolution is donating not one but two locations.   EagleOne is volunteering substantial Call Center resources. Your Office Denver is donating Operators and other backroom support. ReadyTalk is donating the Online Job Fair.  StaffCV and Microsoft are donating advanced technologies making each event possible.  And other caring donors are making notable contributions to help our disabled Americans back to work, back to life.  Thank you!

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Volunteers       Employers       Applicants            DONATE

 


 

Sponsors & Community Partners

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And Other Sponsors

 

2017 Martin Luther King Jr Youth Day of Service

Office Evolution is donating their facility for this event: 4845 Pearl East Cir, #101, Boulder, CO. Thank you!  Members of the Youth Opportunities Advisory Board (YOAB) are hosting a Day of Service for high school age youth volunteers on Saturday January 14, 2017  from 12:30pm to 4pm.  R2W is being asked to work collaboratively with a high school age youth leader to implement the project and provide education and reflection at the volunteer site.

Students will contact 200 disabled Americans to let them know they have been matched with employers and we’d like to help setup interviews – radically change lives. Also, learn about R2W’s STEM Internship program.

After introductions and orientation, use printouts or electronic copies of applicants’ records to call them and encourage them to login and connect with R2W’s counselors for substantial help winning lasting careers with caring employers. Also, learn about R2W’s STEM Internship program. Students need to bring their laptops and cellR2

Under 18 must have parent’s permission and will be supervised by adults. Parents are encouraged to participate with their children.  Call 720-359-1541 to participate.

 

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