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Health care company plans Oklahoma City expansion

The company plans to hire pharmacy technicians who are licensed to work in Oklahoma, customer care advocates and other positions in training and quality management. “UnitedHealth Group strives to stay ahead of changing demands in the market for health care so that we are always prepared to help people get the high-quality, affordable care they

Local blogger makes Forbes’ Top 75 Career Websites list

Launched in 2007, Blogging4Jobs.com is an online workplace resource for managers, leaders, human resources and recruiting professionals that takes its audience to “uncomfortable, yet necessary” places and exposing them to the realities of the workplace without the “corporate sugar coating.” “The list included a number of blogs as resources, which I believe is invaluable to

OKC tops economic index

The city beat the No. 2 city on the list, Austin, Texas, by more than five points. Omaha, Neb., placed third. Oklahoma City had an overall score of 91.042, based on 18 factors. The report – generated by American City Business Journals – measures economic factors in 102 major metropolitan areas. Tulsa ranked No. 8.

Pump it up

Campuses around the state will offer a dedicated curriculum on ground-source heat pump training. Jim Bullington, CareerTech assistant state program administrator for trade and industrial education, says that heat-pump training workshops have been held for contractors in the state for about 23 years, but no dedicated programs were in place for students at the technology

Getting the job

Using fresh strategies and some old tricks can mean the difference between a perfect job position or a struggle to find work. Things to keep in mindDO: Network, network, network. It remains the best way to meet professional contacts that can lead to job opportunities. Job fairs, professional groups and even networking happy hours can

U.S. Commerce Department invests $1 million in Midwest City business

The project has the potential to create 700 jobs and generate $300 million in private investment, according to grantee estimates. “The Obama Administration is committed to making investments in our infrastructure that will create jobs, promote American innovation, and increase our nation’s economic competitiveness,” said Secretary of Commerce John Bryson. “This federal grant to Midwest

Boeing plans to close Wichita facility, move jobs to OKC

The company cited defense budget restrictions and limited opportunities for new work and competitive cost structure as driving forces to closing its facility in Wichita, Kan., by the end of 2013, displacing its 2,160 employees. Mark Bass, vice president and general manager for BDS’ Maintenance, Modifications & Upgrades division, said over the past five years,

Economic engines

The event honored the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber’s Robin Roberts Kreiger as Professional of the Year. OPEDC, an affiliate of The State Chamber, annually selects an economic development professional for outstanding contributions to the state. Judee Snodderly, president of OPEDC, says over the past six years, Kreiger has directly assisted or influenced the creation of