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April 10, 2014

Council Briefed on System Dashboard; Wealth Creation

During its most recent meeting, Deidre Myers briefed the Governor’s Council on “what is wealth creation” as well as key employment and workforce numbers.

Members were also briefed on the “system dashboard” approved at the last meeting.  

The next meeting will be held later this summer with a date to be announced soon.

Register for the Annual Workforce Oklahoma Partners Conference May 7-9

More than 400 Workforce Partners from across Oklahoma will come together for this three day conference to learn, share best practices and network. The conference will begin with opening remarks delivered by Gov. Mary Fallin followed by a panel of state system partner directors.

The conference will be held May 7-9 at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Oklahoma City. Click here for a full agenda and to register.

State Unemployment Rate Down to 5.0%

In February the statewide seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for Oklahoma decreased two-tenths of a percentage point to 5.0%.

While total employment increased, Oklahoma saw a loss of 4,100 jobs. Read more

Incentive WorkKeys Job Profiles Now Available

Does your company want qualified job seekers?  Do you want to reduce turnover costs and improve productivity?

Incentive WorkKeys Job Profiles are available to companies who meet the criteria of:

1. The job position requested to be profiled must TIP or Quality Jobs qualified.

2. Position being considered must fit into the following statewide ecosystem targets:  Aerospace & Defense, Agriculture & Biosciences, Energy, Information & Financial Services, Transportation & Distribution and Health. Please note that manufacturing is support for all the ecosystem targets.

For more information, please contact Susan Kuzmic at

Upcoming Events

• Governor’s Council, 9am: TBA at OSU-OKC

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