Doug Claffey

Is your workplace culture where it needs to be?

Published: Sun, Dec 9, 2018

In today’s business climate, it’s the key competitive advantage

 Among the approximately 925 employees of EPIC Charter Schools are, in foreground from left,...

At EPIC Charter Schools, 'It's about people helping people'

Business Updated: Fri, Nov 23, 2018

At Regina Bell's first Sooner tailgate party this year, her friends were eager to know how she liked her new job with EPIC Charter Schools. “Before I could say a word, my husband swooped in and answered for me. “It's...

 Melton Truck Lines employees Katy Walden and Bradley Bournes lunch at the company\'s on-site...

Melton Truck Lines reclaims No. 1 spot among midsize employers

Business Published: Sun, Dec 9, 2018

TULSA — When Bradley Bournes moved from Tennessee to take a job with Melton Truck Lines, he knew no Melton workers or anyone who lived in or remotely near Tulsa. But ask Bournes, 28, why he hired on with Melton, and...

 From left, Christopher Turner, Britni Tull, David Durrett, Kayla Botkin and McKenna Henry pose...

The First State Bank employees praise family-oriented, respectful environment

Business Published: Sun, Dec 9, 2018

Near the end of Aubree Williams' interview for her marketing job at The First State Bank, either Chairman and CEO David Durrett or President and Chief Financial Officer Chris Turner asked her this least-expected question:...

Downtown Oklahoma City is pictured in this 2018 drone image. [The Oklahoman archives]

Interesting facts about some of the 80 winners

Published: Sun, Dec 9, 2018

Bank2 employees are involved in Habitat for Humanity, the Rescue Mission and The Refuge. Bank2 has sent employees to help clean mud out of homes after hurricane Sandy smashed into the East Coast. Employees also have...

 The Paycom campus in has a large employee dining area. [Photo by Paul Hellstern, The...

Profiles of the winners

Published: Sun, Dec 9, 2018

Addison Group specializes in the contract and direct hire placement of finance and accounting, information technology, administrative and human resources, health care, and engineering professionals. Broken Arrow-based...

 Warehouse supervisors pose in the Ben E. Keith warehouse. [Photo provided]

Best of the Rest — Large Employers

Business Published: Sun, Dec 9, 2018

No. 2: Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation No. 2 last year, OMRF is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institute dedicated to understanding and developing more effective treatments for human disease. OMRF...

 Express Professionals\' risk group goes all out for Halloween. [Photo provided]

Best of the Rest — Midsize Employers

Business Published: Sun, Dec 9, 2018

No. 2: Meridian Technology Center No. 1 last year, Stillwater-based Meridian Technology Center serves students from 10 area high schools: Agra, Carney, Glencoe, Guthrie, Morrison, Mulhall-Orlando, Pawnee,...

 Aviation Training Consulting employees last year opted to attend a Thunder basketball game...

Best of the Rest — Small Employers

Published: Sun, Dec 9, 2018

No. 2: Aviation Training Consulting Last year's top small employer, Altus-based Aviation Training Consulting has training contracts for every plane in the Marine Corps AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control System) planes...

 David Chaney, superintendent of EPIC Charter Schools

Q&A with David Chaney: EPIC Charter Schools

News Published: Sun, Dec 9, 2018

EPIC Charter Schools encourages community involvement for students, staff Q: How do you reward employees for good outcomes and good behavior? A: At EPIC Charter Schools, we use a performance pay model that rewards...

 Bill H. Stoller, founder and CEO of Express Employment Professionals

Q&A with Bill H. Stoller: Express Employment Professionals

Business Published: Sun, Nov 18, 2018

Express rewards team members with bonuses, awards Q: How do you reward employees for good outcomes and good behavior? A: We reward employees in a variety of ways. Bonuses, companywide celebrations for reaching new...

 Robert Cox, CEO of Aviation Training Consulting LLC

Q&A with Robert Cox: Aviation Training Consulting

Business Published: Sun, Dec 9, 2018

ATC lets employees put family first Q: How do you reward employees for good outcomes and good behavior? A: As a leader, I have worked hard to create an environment where employees feel they are valued and have a...