Part-Time Job Fair and Oklahoma Baptist University

Jeremy DavidsonJob Fairs, Jobs, Oklahoma Baptist University, Workforce, Workforce Development

Oklahoma Baptist University and Shawnee Forward are Teaming Up to Put Students to Work in Shawnee. If you are currently hiring and seeking part-time employees, this is an excellent opportunity to connect with students who are new to the Shawnee community, as returning students who are seeking employment opportunities. The job fair will run Thursday, September 9, 2021, from 5:30-7:00 pm.  …

Oklahoma’s Back to Work Initiative Program

Jeremy DavidsonEducation Workforce Development, Workforce, Workforce Development

On May 17, Governor Kevin Stitt announced the start of a new Back to Work Initiative toaddress the recent labor shortage and foster economic recovery. The first 20,000 Oklahomanswith an active and eligible unemployment claim for one of the first two weeks in May (May 2-15,2021) who accept a job position in the state of Oklahoma and work six consecutive …

Moving Shawnee Forward: Thriving in the Storm Webinar with Jessica Rimmer

Jeremy DavidsonEducation, Education Workforce Development, Events, Startups, Webinars, Workshops

COVID19 has created uncertainty for everyone. Businesses must respond to their customer needs and steady their internal business reality. This webinar will lead participants through an exercise to define survival goals for the current reality and help leaders think through how they can thrive on the other side of the storm. This session will help participants think through the four …

Shawnee Forward Virtual Job Fair – What Employers Can Expect

Jeremy DavidsonJob Fairs, Jobs, Virtual Job Fair, Workforce Development

The Shawnee Forward Virtual Job Fair is built to exponentially increase the exposure of your career opportunities to the Shawnee region. Employers can submit their employment opportunities at Once each submission has been approved it is posted automatically, within seconds, to the Shawnee Forward website, the Shawnee Forward Facebook Page, the Shawnee Jobs Facebook Page, the Shawnee Proud Pott …

Time is Running Out for Leadership Shawnee Applicants

Jeremy DavidsonEducation Workforce Development, Events, Leadership Programs, Networking, Workforce Development

Leadership Shawnee is designed to educate area professionals on all things Shawnee and it is an incredible networking and learning opportunity. The deadline to apply for the 2019-2020 Leadership Shawnee Class is Friday, July 19th. Applications can be delivered to our offices or emailed to Download the application and learn more about Leadership Shawnee at

State of the Schools Presentation

Jeremy DavidsonChamber Events, Education, Education Workforce Development, Events, Shawnee Events, Shawnee Forward, State of the Schools

Join us on August 23, 2019 from 11:30am-1:00pm at Gordon Cooper Technology Center, Skylab 1 & 2 to learn more about the State of the Schools. Presenters include:-Mark Bowlan, Grove School District-April Grace, I-93 School District-Bob Perry, Gordon Cooper Technology Center-Oklahoma Baptist University

What is an Individual Career Academic Plan?

Jeremy DavidsonEducation, Education Workforce Development

What is an Individual Career Academic Plan (ICAP)? The term ICAP refers to both a process that helps students engage in academic and career development activities and a product that is created and maintained for students’ academic, career and personal advancement. ICAP is a student-driven, ongoing process that actively engages students, enabling them to: Understand their own interests, strengths, values …