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Small Business Advice Guide: Protecting your livelihood as a small business owner

As a small business owner, you have worked very hard to establish your business. However, within the maze of state and federal employment laws lies a web of risks that trap many unprepared employers. Fortunately, through proper preparation, it is possible for small business owners to develop a sense of security against common areas of

Burn ban

State Sen. David Holt (R-30) opened the legislative session by introducing Senate Bill 327, which looks to give business owners a break when it comes to a segment of their workforce that may be dragging down the bottom line with regard to health care costs. He was surprised that smokers in Oklahoma enjoy a special

Canary Wellhead Equipment purchased by Denver company

Canary Wellhead Equipment Inc. CEO Jim Chappell announces sale of company to Denver-based Frontier Energy Group. Photo by Mark Hancock “We were looking for a buyer,” Canary co-founder Jim Chappell said. Canary was founded by Lynn Blevins and Chappell in 1984. They were using equipment painted yellow, and decided to call the manufacturing company Canary.

Now hiring

“Last year was very busy for seasonal hiring,” says Jackie Morgan, recruiter for PeopleSource. “This year is a little bit less, but it’s steady. We see a need for a lot of general labor and warehouse work. Another client is needing electrical assistance. It’s not just all retail.” WHERE THE JOBS ARE The Express Employment

Chesapeake hires, honors veterans

“Veterans perform well in our industry, and share our company’s commitment to energy independence,” said Martha Burger, Chesapeake senior vice president of human and corporate resources. “We hope to honor their talent, experience and military service with rewarding careers, while easing their transition to civilian life.” The team of recruiters that leads Chesapeake’s military hiring

In demand

Dale Hageman, president of Accord Human Resources Photo by Mark Hancock Recruiting skilled and talented employees is a challenge for executives. In Oklahoma City, where the job market is stronger than the rest of the nation, 69% of executives interviewed say they are having difficulty finding qualified employees. But hiring is up throughout Oklahoma. According