• Oklahoma business briefs for May 27

    Published: Fri, May 27, 2016

    Oklahoma business briefs for May 27, 2016

  • Oklahoma business briefs for May 25

    Published: Wed, May 25, 2016

    Oklahoma business briefs for May 25, 2016

  • Oklahoma business briefs for May 24

    Published: Tue, May 24, 2016

    Oklahoma business briefs for May 24, 2016

  • Informational interview can be a big benefit for networking job seekers

    By Paula Burkes Business Writer pburkes@oklahoman.com | Published: Sun, May 22, 2016

    In informational interviews — which are known also as conversational interviews — job seekers arrange meetings with professionals to get advice on their career, the industry, and the corporate cultures of potential employers.

  • Oklahoma jobless rate ticks up as state continues to lose energy jobs

    By Brianna Bailey Business Writer bbailey@oklahoman.com | Updated: Fri, May 20, 2016

    Oklahoma's unemployment rate jumped a tenth of a percentage point to 4.5 percent in April, according to U.S. Department of Labor data. The rate increased for the third consecutive month as 2,400 jobs were lost, mostly in the energy sector.

  • Q&A with Charlie Plumb

    Q&A with Charlie Plumb

    BY PAULA BURKES | Published: Wed, May 18, 2016

    The U.S. Department of Labor issued new wage and hour regulations this week to expand overtime pay to millions of employees.

  • Q&A with Paige Hoster Good

    Q&A with Paige Hoster Good

    BY PAULA BURKES | Published: Wed, May 18, 2016

    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issues new guidance on leave of absence, accommodations for Americans with Disabilities Act.

  • Southwest Airlines to expand its Oklahoma City call center

    From Staff Reports | Published: Thu, May 12, 2016

    Southwest Airlines announced Thursday that it will add 250 jobs to its call center in Oklahoma City, bring total employment to 600 employees who resolve customer concerns, provide information and assist with reservation.

  • Communication skills are important for those entering the workforce

    BY SCOTT MEACHAM | Published: Mon, May 9, 2016

    Companies large and small are crying out for people with science and technology skills, but businesses also need graduates who possess critical thinking and problem solving skills, as well as the ability to be strong communicators — verbally and in writing.

  • Oklahoma business briefs for May 6

    Published: Fri, May 6, 2016

    Oklahoma business briefs for May 6, 2016

  • Chesapeake Energy subsidiary Compass Manufacturing lays off 98 workers in Oklahoma City

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Updated: Tue, May 3, 2016

    Compass Manufacturing LLC, a Chesapeake Energy Corp. subsidiary, laid off 98 employees Tuesday. About 35 remain at Compass following the cuts, the company said.

  • Q&A with Adam Childers

    Q&A with Adam Childers

    BY PAULA BURKES | Published: Tue, May 3, 2016

    Oklahoma City attorney discusses how employers should be cautious about labor laws, free speech

  • Oklahoma City jobless rate steady

    By Brianna Bailey Business Writer bbailey@oklahoman.com  | Updated: Wed, Apr 27, 2016

    Metro area gains 6,600 net jobs over the past year.




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