This week is National Volunteer Week; an annual celebration to promote volunteerism and show appreciation for those who share their time and talents to help charitable organizations in their local communities.
March is Women’s History Month, and we would be remiss if we did not highlight some of the women that make ONEOK and our industry what it is today. The energy sector is considered a male-dominated industry. Several women at ONEOK are working to change that.
Here at ONEOK, we know our success is dependent upon our greatest resource – our employees.
“Alright, here we go!” Shalynne Jackson, ONEOK diversity and inclusion consultant, announces as a sea of ONEOK employees head toward Tulsa’s Martin Luther King Jr. Parade route.
You probably know by now whether you have a winning fantasy football team or a losing team.
If yours is a losing team, where did you go wrong? Was it giving too much weight to stats? Did you rush your decisions? Did you fail to research?
If you have a winning team, did you just get lucky or did you apply recruitment techniques to build a well-rounded team?
ONEOK supports our troops and works hard to be an employer of choice and resource for service men and women. This year at our Veterans Day events, we are recognizing more than 150 ONEOK employees who are currently serving and who have served in the U.S. military. These individuals hail from 12 states within our operating footprint and represent every branch of the armed forces.
It’s more than just a hashtag; service is a core value here at ONEOK. Whether providing great service to our customers or serving our community, ONEOK employees are known for their generosity. Just last month, more than 160 employees spanned out to seven charitable organizations to volunteer their time and talents during the Tulsa Area United Way’s Day of Caring.
It’s college football AND college recruiting season! While you may be more excited about the first, isn’t it exciting to “score” your future career? We think so. Here at ONEOK, college recruiters visit 11 university and technical school campuses each fall, some locations multiple times. That is a lot of ground to cover, so we called in a play to our “special teams”: employees!
ONEOK Plant Operations and Environmental teams work to ensure our facilities operate safely and efficiently – responsibilities that two of our field interns learned about this summer.
I would run out of room if I tried to explain in detail the positive impact this company had on all of us as interns this summer, and the impact we all felt we made in our assigned departments. For this post, I interviewed interns in several departments to get a deeper look into the ONEOK internship experience.
When I applied to be a ONEOK intern, I wasn’t quite sure what department I could assist with an almost-complete advertising degree. I was thrilled when I was offered an internship in Corporate Communications and Investor Relations but I was nervous, because I knew very little about working for a corporation.
ONEOK’s Information Technology department provides technology services in a safe, reliable and efficient manner that enables internal and external customers to meet their goals and objectives. Seven interns were chosen, based on their skills and experience, to be part of the IT department.
If you currently are a college student, you may feel that the last thing you want to do is pursue additional degrees. Or maybe you feel the opposite and would love to continue your education, but the cost is a barrier. Don’t think you have to give up on pursuing your goals!
Nina has more than 37 years of administrative experience, an Associate of Applied Science degree in website administration, and is especially skilled in MS-Word and Excel. She has worked abroad in Iraq, Qatar and Kuwait, supporting the U.S. Military. She got her start in the human resources arena while working in Kuwait as an HR logistics clerk, answering employee benefit questions.
Shahla came to ONEOK in 2011 as a human resources generalist from a financial/billing company where she was a regional human resources manager, and she has never regretted her decision. She is now supervisor, human resources programs, which includes university and technical school recruiting.
Julie has a passion for people and has enjoyed helping candidates find their “dream” jobs for the past 12 years as a recruiter, trainer, manager and director. She currently leads a team of recruiting, and diversity and inclusion experts in ONEOK’s Talent Acquisition and Inclusion department, which provides recruiting services centered on responsive, high-quality hiring results while fostering a diverse and inclusive environment that helps all of our employees thrive.
Last month we posted “Why Mom’s Make Great Employees” in recognition of Mother’s Day. This month, it is dad’s turn! We asked our employees to nominate ONEOK Fantastic Fathers in celebration of Father’s Day.
Tammie enjoyed a 15-year career in public schools as a district transition specialist before joining ONEOK’s Talent Acquisition team three years ago
Last week, we kicked-off our summer internship program. We are thrilled to have 39 interns this semester assisting in everything from accounting to plant operations.
David has been a recruiter since 2009, and in 2011, he worked for a national staffing company where he filled engineering and design functions for multiple disciplines. He joined ONEOK in 2013 and was promoted to supervisor, talent acquisition, in 2014.
Tips for navigate the next phase of the journey.
We asked our employees to nominate Outstanding ONEOK Moms in celebration of Mother’s Day. After receiving several submissions, we noticed a common theme.
Finding help to navigate your career path is crucial to success.
Justin is a Tulsa native and Oklahoma State University graduate. Before joining ONEOK, he recruited engineering, aviation and skilled-trade positions for various companies in the Tulsa area.
A government study finds candidates who volunteer have a better chance of getting hired over those who don’t.
Every Fortune 500 company is, so what are you waiting for?
ONEOK Among Four Tulsa Companies Ranked on 2017 Corporate Equality Index.
If you’re sending out resumes by the dozens and hearing nothing but crickets, there may be a good reason.
Being new on the job can be nerve-racking, no matter how confident or experienced you are. Here are some tips for overcoming those new job jitters.
In the Bakken where recruiting is extremely competitive, ONEOK is making a name for itself as a choice employer.
Interviews are a two-way street. The kinds of question you ask can reflect positively – or negatively – on you. The best questions not only demonstrate your interest in the job and company but also help you decide if the opportunity is right for you.
With a background in sales, sales management and business consulting, Jamie recruits talent for one of ONEOK's largest operations areas.
You’re about to interview for a job you really want – how do you make that clear to your interviewer?
Williston High School students spend National Job Shadow Day at the Stateline Plant in North Dakota.
ONEOK Rockies Midstream Vice President Craig Forsander shares his insights on living and working in the Bakken.
Why one employee changed his mind about diversity and inclusion.
The Oklahoma Bar Association presented ONEOK with its Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher Diversity Award.
For 56 years, natural gas has been flowing from the Canadian Rockies to the Chicago market through the Viking pipeline without incident.
Once again, ONEOK has been included in Oklahoma Magazine's Great Companies to Work For rankings.
Matt Bentz has recruited for myriad positions, from retail and restaurant operations to IT, accounting, sales and human resources.
A resume is your foot in the door, and smart job seekers carefully trim and tailor them to each position. So why is yours landing in the ‘No’ pile
There’s no such thing as a “perfect candidate,” but there are common characteristics that every employer looks for.
Diversity of thought may be a relatively new concept, but two employees haven't wasted any time putting this inclusive practice into action.
Recruiters and employees head back to campus to meet with graduating seniors.
Employees mark October as Diversity and Inclusion Month with a special conference.
Internships at ONEOK offer an authentic work experience.
Carly began her ONEOK career as a human resources generalist in 2013 and has been assisting with university recruiting since May 2014.
In a region where recruiting is extremely competitive, ONEOK is making a name for itself as a choice employer.
Kate Montgomery is a University of Tulsa graduate who began her recruiting career at a large exploration and production company. That’s where she discovered that helping companies to connect on campus and recruit university talent is “the best job!” At ONEOK, Kate leads our intern program and continues to recruit university and technical school graduates.
Recruiters Kate and Carly share their top three tips.
On-campus recruiting is in full swing. Check out ONEOK’s event calendar and brush up on these tips for conquering a career fair. Remember, you won’t get a second chance to make a good first impression.
ONEOK is hiring a pipeline operator in Watford City, North Dakota. We talked with the hiring manager, Robb, to get some insight into the position and what he’s looking for in a candidate.
For the sixth year in a row, ONEOK has claimed a spot in Oklahoma Magazine's list of the 'Best Companies to Work For.'
Here are some tips for making the most of a job interview.
As a potential candidate we understand that your time is precious and we want to make sure that we understand your needs.
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