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The Mall in Jenks is holding a job fair

The Mall in Jenks is holding a job fair

The Mall in Jenks is holding a job fair

The Mall in Jenks is holding a job fair

Tulsa Premium Outlets, which opens in Jenks on Aug. 15, is hosting a job fair later this month.

The event will be held from 9am to 7pm on Thursday, June 27 at the Jenks Chamber Ranch Building, 10596 S. Elm St.

It is open to all interested parties who wish to apply for full-time, part-time and management positions with brands such as Tory Burch, Adidas Outlet Store, Nike Factory Store, Polo Ralph Lauren, Old Navy, Adidas, Rally House, Janie and Jack , Rack Room Shoes, Under Armour, Perry Ellis, Spencer’s, Auntie Anne’s, Columbia Factory Store, American Eagle Outfitters/Aerie, Coach and J. Crew Factory.

Tulsa Premium Outlets is expected to create 800 jobs through its retailers, restaurants and management team.

For more information about the job fair, visit careers.simon.com/retailer-job-openings.

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ONEOK completes pipeline acquisition

Tulsa-based ONEOK Inc. announced that it has completed its acquisition of a Southeast Texas and Louisiana liquefied natural gas pipeline system from Easton Energy for approximately $280 million.

“Closing this strategic acquisition provides immediate gains, expands our portfolio of natural gas liquids assets and accelerates ONEOK’s ability to capture business synergies related to our recent acquisition of Magellan,” said Pierce H. Norton II, ONEOK President and Chief Executive Officer .

“These new assets provide a significant connection between critical supply and demand centers on the Gulf Coast.”

The transaction includes approximately 450 miles of liquid product pipelines located in strategic Gulf Coast market centers for NGLs, refined products and crude oil.

ONEOK plans to connect the pipelines to its Mont Belvieu, Texas, NGL and Houston refined products and crude oil infrastructure.

ONEOK is a leading intermediary operator providing collection, processing, fractionation, transportation and storage services. Through a pipeline network of more than 50,000 miles, it transports natural gas, natural gas liquids, refined products and crude oil.

Tulsa PR Firm Wins Best Places to Work Award

Resolute PR was named to Inc.’s annual Best Places to Work list. The list is the result of a comprehensive measurement of US companies that have excelled in creating exceptional workplaces and cultures, whether they operate in a brick-and-mortar facility or virtual.

“Since its inception in 2014, Resolute has fostered a people-centric workplace culture that empowers employees to consistently bring their best to the table. Offering a hybrid work schedule and exceptional benefits such as unlimited paid time off, generous retirement contributions and flexible schedules, employees have the space and resources to grow while providing clients with the highest quality service and strategies in every day,” the company said in a press release.

After collecting data from thousands of submissions, Inc. selected 543 awardees this year. Each company that was nominated participated in an employee survey, conducted by Quantum Workplace, which included topics such as management effectiveness, benefits, driving employee growth and overall company culture. The organization’s benefits were audited to determine the overall score and ranking.

“This recognition is a tremendous honor and truly reflects our team’s hard work and dedication to fostering a positive and balanced workplace where everyone can be their best,” said Nicole Morgan, Founder and CEO. “I’m so proud of the progress Resolute has made over the past decade, and I’m excited to continue cultivating a workplace that inspires boldness, passion and creativity for our clients.”

In 2023, Resolute conducted a workforce study of over 500 participants to determine what employees really want when looking for their next career move. Topping the list were benefits like “no questions asked PTO,” opportunities to work from home, and flexible schedules to care for family members—all benefits Resolute offers employees to ensure a high-quality work environment and a work-life balance.

Bixby Roofing owner named Roofing Professional of the Year

Brooke Laizure, owner of Whirlwind Roofing & Construction in Bixby, is the winner of the 2024 North American Female Roofing Professional of the Year campaign, which highlights women in the U.S. and Canadian roofing industry.

Laizure is a founding member of National Women in Roofing and chairs the NWIR Oklahoma Board, which she co-founded in 2019. Through NWIR, she is involved in Build My Future, a construction career day for high school students in Tulsa and Oklahoma City , giving them hands-on exhibits from skilled trades organizations.

She also supports women entering non-traditional trades and is a member of the American Indian Chamber of Commerce. She has served as a board member for the Oklahoma Roofing Contractors Association and is passionate about her own education, earning her Xactimate Level 3 Certification. Whirlwind Roofing & Construction is also a Fortified Home Designated Roofing Company.

“I am incredibly excited and honored to win this award and for the support I have received from my family, friends and colleagues,” Laizure said in a press release.

“Being recognized as the North American Women in Roofing Professional of the Year is truly a testament to the hard work and dedication I have put into my career and raising awareness and support for women in the industry. I hope my story inspires other women to follow their passions and make a difference in the industry.”

From March 8 to April 10, Beacon, a Fortune 500 listed distributor of roofing materials and complementary building products in North America, solicited nominations of outstanding roofing professionals. Beacon opened voting to the public from May 15 to June 5.

To learn more about the annual Female Roofing Professional of the Year program, finalists and program rules, visit go.becn.com/femaleroofpro.

OU College of Business Launches Executive Academy

The University of Oklahoma Michael F. Price College of Business announced the launch of the Price Executive Academy, which provides solutions for organizations and individuals to successfully navigate today’s complex business landscape.

“The Price Executive Academy develops the skills, knowledge and strategic insights of emerging leaders into executive-level professionals, with facilitators emphasizing practical application and real-world case studies to ensure participants can immediately apply their learning to achieve tangible results in their organizations.” according to a press release.

“The rapidly changing nature of work requires professionals to constantly retrain and improve. This change makes leadership development both challenging and crucial for organizations,” said Corey Phelps, dean of the college. “We created Price Executive Academy to be the home of lifelong learning for working professionals and customized leadership development programs for organizations in Oklahoma and beyond.”

Individual participants can self-register for online mini-MBA programs. Launching in early 2025, the inaugural program features learning experiences focused on leading change and driving innovation.

Price Executive Academy offers total customization for corporate clients to overcome their unique challenges, offering solutions in key areas such as leading change, developing innovative mindsets, fostering resilience and building emotional intelligence in addition to traditional MBA subjects. Participants will engage in engaging learning experiences led by renowned faculty members and industry experts, gaining actionable insights.

For more information, visit PriceExecutiveAcademy.ou.edu.

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