Though relatively low in Oklahoma, unemployment has been on the rise. If you are among the thousands of people seeking work, it’s important not to give up hope. While conducting your search, the Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants recommends these steps to improve prospects and ensure employers see you as the best person for the job.
Despite a tough economy and high unemployment, there are jobs available in the Tulsa area. Area companies are recruiting to fill hundreds of open jobs at the JobNewsTulsa.com job fair on Thursday Aug. 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Tulsa Renaissance Hotel & Convention Center 6808 S. 107 Avenue, Tulsa Oklahoma 74133. Admission and parking are free.
Tulsa Metro Chamber volunteers raised $2.5 million in the annual Resource Campaign, which kicked off in March with a goal of $2.3 million. Campaign Chairman John Bowen (center), vice president of Cox Communications, and Co-Chair Wade Edmundson (second from right), of Summit Bank, along with Chairman of the Board David Page (second from left), market president for JP Morgan Chase, Don Walker (left) President, Arvest Bank in Tulsa, and Chamber Executive Vice President Matt Pivarnik (right), unveiled the campaign grand total $2,540,290 to volunteers and sponsoring company representatives at the Silo Event Center. Now in its 15th year, the Chamber’s Resource Campaign has continued growth each year and is looked at as a model for chambers across the nation.
Public Service Company of Oklahoma (), a subsidiary of American Electric Power, is announces that it has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency () with a 2009 Energy Star Leadership In Housing Award. This award recognizes PSO’s efforts to promote energy-efficient construction and environmental protection by sponsoring an Energy Star for New Homes program in its service area. received the award at a June 25 Energy Star workshop, which was held at the headquarters building in downtown Tulsa.
There are a lot of things that one would not expect to find in downtown Tulsa but the city holds a very unique surprise. Girouard Vines is a family owned and operated winery that has a past filled with success. Chris Girouard founded the winery in 2007 with the intention of bringing the fruit of his father’s hybrid vines to Tulsa.
Schnake Turnbo Frank PR has named Fran Evans as senior vice president of its Tulsa office. In this role, she will be responsible for the management of the account service staff in the Tulsa office. She will also provide public relations counsel to clients and is responsible for business development and community involvement in the Tulsa market.
Editor’s Note: Tulsa public relations professional Chuck Schnake, 78, founder of Schnake Turnbo Frank PR, passed away June 27. His service was held July 7, 2009 at the First United Methodist Church. This article was printed in the Mid-August 2008 Newspapers and is reprinted here in his honor.
Tom Wiffler (left), a UnitedHealthcare plan , presents Scott Thompson, President and , Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc., with the ‘Well Deserved’ award for outstanding efforts in worksite wellness programming.
Area small business people participated in a conference titled ‘Oklahoma Business Moving Forward’ on June 4 at the Tulsa Tech Lemley Canpus. The one-day conference and town hall meeting addressed a variety of topics specific to small business, including marketing techniques, health insurance and banking. In addition to informative sessions, attendees participated in a town hall luncheon with Lt. Gov. Jari Askins to discuss how state government can assist small businesses.
Serenity Funerals and Crematory provides complete services to memorialize and celebrate a loved one’s life. Serenity has recently established itself in the Tulsa community and has developed a reputation for service provision while also providing insight, trust and compassion.
H. Frank Wilcox, a long time Tulsa native and local businessperson has announced his affiliation with Liberty National Life Insurance. He is with National representative Cal Greer.
Hillcrest HealthCare System announced it has named a new Chief Financial Officer (). Donald Baker, of Hillcrest Medical Center began leading the strategic financial initiatives for the System on Tuesday, May 26th. Baker will not only serve as the System but will continue to be the of Hillcrest Medical Center as well, until a new for is appointed. Baker brings more than 10 years of executive level healthcare experience to his new position. Baker graduated from Langston University, University Center at Tulsa.
Professional Performance Magazine Publisher and McGraw-Hill Business Books best selling author Dr. Jeff Magee and a strategic array of business success stars will show you more than one hundred winning business development techniques and strategies to start your business, grow your business, and thrive in this economy.
We’re going green. Anyone who’s followed the current events since November 4th knows that the focus of the country is on stimulating the economy, and one of the means is the creation of “green jobs and infrastructure”.
(TULSA) ? For the eighth consecutive year, research confirms that business travelers in the United States consistently save on airfare when using a traditional travel professional ? such as Travel Leaders ? over the Internet. The study by Topaz International, an independent airfare-auditing firm, was released on May 1, 2009. The most recent figures reveal that travel agencies provide their business travel clients an equal or lower fare 91.56% of the time and save them an average of $61 per airline booking.