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Business Services Career Expo

Do you have a disability? Do you want a job? Check out the career opportunities at the DRS Business Services Expo at the Tulsa Tech Lemley Memorial Campus from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 6. Participants can learn new skills, attend workshops and enjoy door prize drawings throughout the day. There will be on-the-spot interviews with employers and resume reviews.

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Special Thanks

Thanks to Green Country Workforce and Northe Workforce boards for sponsoring this event and helping to make it spectacular. 

Special thanks to the following sponsors: Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance, Tulsa Tech, Amazon, LABR, and ONE Gas.

Expo agenda

7:00 AM to 8:30 AM Vendors setup - Business Services Staff & Volunteers

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Doors Open for Business Services Career Expo

840 AM -9:05 AM Opening and Expo Greetings

Honors to the flag

National Anthem

Greetings

  • Melinda Fruendt, OKDRS Executive Director
  • Michelle Bish, Northeast Workforce Development Board Executive Director
  • Wesley Mitchell, Green Country Workforce Development Board Interim Executive Director

Hourly Door Prizes:  10:30 AM – 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Available to job seekers:

  • On the Spot interviews- Employers
  • Resume Review- Northeast Workforce Development Volunteers

Morning Sessions

  • Workshop One 9:15am-10:05am
    Finding your calm in the midst of chaos
    Dr. Amanda Cothern-Webb – Liberty Healthcare Corporation Executive Director
  • Workshop Two 9:15am-10:05am
    How to keep a Job
    Kelli Bates – GALT Foundation Regional Manager
  • Workshop Three (Transition)
    Renee Samson Briscoe Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services Transition Coordinator.

Break 10:05am-10:15am

  • Workshop Three 10:15am-11:05am
    Social Media – How Employers see you
    Jasmine Stevenson – Galt Foundation Marketing Coordinator
  • Workshop Four 10:15am-11:05am
    Benefits of Supported Employment
    Lindsey Horn IPS Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Project Manager
  • Workshop Five (Transition)
    Renee Samson Briscoe Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services Transition Coordinator.

Break 11:05am-11:15am

Main Keynote 11:15am-12:00pm- Key Note Speaker

Tim Herbel – Not Your Average Joe’s Owner and Chief Coffee Drinker and Quiet Barista

Lunch 12:00pm-1:00pm

Afternoon Sessions

Lunch break reconvene 1:00pm-1:10pm

  • Workshop One 1:10pm-2:00pm
  • Workshop Two 1:10pm-2:00pm
  • Workshop Three (Transition)

Break 2:00pm-2:10pm

  • Workshop Three 2:10pm-3:00pm
  • Workshop Four 2:10pm-3:00pm
  • Workshop Five (Transition)

Dismiss- Event concluded- Vendors teardown 

Be an Expo Vendor!

Join us for the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services and Green Country Workforce Career Opportunity Expo 2022 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on Oct. 6, 2022, at Tulsa Tech Lemley Memorial Campus, Client Services Center,3638 S. Memorial Drive, Tulsa.

The deadline for registration is Sept. 16, 2022.

Booth Fee $75.00 payable by check only to: Department of Rehabilitation Services.

Mail check to DRS, Attn: Melita Griffith, 733 South 32nd, Muskogee, OK 74401. All payments must be received by September 23, 2022. The Booth fee includes a one draped table, 2 chairs, and 2 lunch tickets (additional lunch tickets can be purchased for $10.00 dollars) (electricity will be available)

No booth registration or meal tickets will be available at the event. Cancellations on or before September 23 will be eligible for a full refund. All cancellations must be in writing to mgriffith@okdrs.gov .

Register for a booth.

Business Services Program

Mitch Stubenhofer, Senior Director of Operations, Oklahoma City Dodgers: Do you need to hire skilled employees who really want to work?

Brenda Burgess, Vice President for Administration and Finance, Southwestern Oklahoma State University: Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services can help!

Roger Vance, Manager of Laboratory Services, OSU Medical Center: Get tax incentives.

Brugess:  And Free training.

Stubenhofer: It makes sense to hire an Oklahoman with a disability. 

Vance: And if you need help, DRS has your back!  

Burgess: Connect with DRS Business Services Program. 

Vance: They are READY to serve you.

Voice over: 1-833-OKDRS4U or www.okdrs.gov.

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Last Modified on Sep 09, 2022
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