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IT’s where it is

Hiring for IT positions is expected to increase in the fourth quarter of 2011 from 4% to a net 6%, according to a Robert Half Technology survey, and 92% of CIOs say they expect growth prospects in their companies to increase in the next three months, as high as 5 points.  CareerBuilder’s annual poll in

Oklahoma City added 2,500 hospitality jobs since 2008

The leisure and hospitality industries in Oklahoma City have consistently added jobs since 2008, according to numbers from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Since 2008, the bureau found Oklahoma City added 2,500 jobs in those sectors to bring the total workforce to nearly 60,000 as of April 2011. That number is an increase over

Run (this) way

In Oklahoma, the big sky is big business. The aerospace industry, one of the cornerstones of the state’s economy, is responsible for approximately 143,000 jobs with a $5 billion annual payroll. Comprising 10% of the state’s economy, it contributes $12 billion in industrial output. Yet, the industry is facing a scarcity in engineers and workers