Say, “Hello!”, to the 2017 OKHR State Conference Social Media Team!

We can’t wait to connect with you in person and online at the 2017 OKHR State Conference, April 12-14! OKHR’s Social Media team will be online, giving you updates throughout the event! Search #OKHR for conference information, or use #OKHRfun to join our social scavenger hunt! More details on #OKHRfun tomorrow! Shelby Toney, MBA,…

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What are you waiting for? Register today for the 2017 OKHR State Conference!

As a professional Recruiter, HR Project Analyst, friend, family member, and just super inquisitive person, I’m always looking to various outlets to improve upon and gain knowledge in this industry on an almost (…there are the weekends) daily basis. But that wasn’t always me.  Ever heard the phrase “running in…

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How To Improve Company Culture & Improve The Customer Experience

Have you ever thought about the correlation between a company’s success and the consideration they have for their customers? In today’s world of online shopping and social media, it’s imperative that successful companies offer superior customer experience and grow revenue significantly faster than companies with inferior customer experience. In fact,…

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Nine Strategic Ways to Reduce Employee Benefit Cost

Today’s guest post is brought to you by a proud 2016 OKHR State Conference sponsor, Hub International! In today’s rapidly changing workplace, building a cost-effective benefits plan is essential. To meet this objective, companies need to determine an overall cost-savings goal. Once you have determined your overall cost-savings goal, there…

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Visit INSURICA at the 2016 OKHR State Conference

INSURICA SPECIALIZES IN EMPLOYEE BENEFITS Recruiting and retaining the best and brightest employees is critical to your long-term success. All too often, the difference between a “loyal career” and “just another job” comes down to employee benefits. But unfortunately, after payroll, employee benefits are the largest budget item for most…

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Check out Crowe & Dunlevy at the 2016 OKHR State Conference!

Your HR goals are attainable, and the guidance you’ll receive from Crowe & Dunlevy attorneys at the 2016 Oklahoma Human Resources State Conference and Expo will help you get there. Be alert—wage changes are expected Changes related to Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) minimum wage and overtime requirements have sparked…

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Business Viewpoint with Chris Thrutchley: How to weather the perfect storm of sex, politics, and religion

Sex, politics, and religion have been dominating headlines. From the sexist storm unleashed by a male candidate’s condescending remarks about Carly Fiorina’s face, to a female candidate’s silence about her husband’s long list of infamous sexual infidelities, to the cultural conflict raging between segments of the religious community and the…

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Introducing This Year’s State Conference Closing Keynote Speaker, Craig Zablocki!

I’m looking forward to presenting at the Oklahoma HR State Conference in Tulsa on April 28th. As the assistant to the assistant basketball coach for my son’s Basketball Team, I was getting frustrated.  Our single “A” boys’ basketball team has talent. We’re winning games. For the first time in years,…

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OKHR State Council Receives Prestigious SHRM Award for Advancing the HR Profession

Oklahoma City, OK, March 28, 2016 — The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently awarded the OKHR State Council its prestigious EXCEL Gold Award for the OKHR State Council’s accomplishments in 2015. The award is part of the SHRM Affiliate Program for Excellence, which aligns individual chapters and councils’…

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