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I read something really encouraging today. It gave me hope. Unless you’re over 50 you probably wouldn’t understand. Here it is: Contrary to the old stereotype, older job hunters aren’t necessarily being passed over for the younger, less-experienced worker. A story by Fortune cited employment numbers crunched by the Chicago outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas which found “of the 4,319,000 jobs created in the U.S. over the past two-and-a-half years, about… Read More

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Fortune magazine included 4 companies in Oklahoma on its annual list of the 100 best companies to work for. The companies are: Chesapeake Energy, ranked #18 (#32 last year). Devon Energy, #28 (#41 last year). American Fidelity Assurance, #47 (#39 last year). QuikTrip, #66 (#34 last year). Chesapeake, Devon and American Fidelity Assurance are based in Oklahoma City. Quiktrip’s headquarters are in Tulsa. Here’s what the magazine said that makes each of… Read More

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