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Skills-Based Practices

Skills-based hiring helps your business attract, select, and retain talent. Learn how to expand your talent pipeline with the right talent.

Oklahoma Works has partnered with Skillful to bring the Skillful Talent Series to Oklahoma. The Skillful Talent Series teaches employers skills-based practices to help fill positions with the right candidate faster. How it works:

Session 101: Attract the Right Talent

This workshop helps you understand skills-based hiring, identify competencies for your jobs, write skills-based job postings, and reduce bias in your job postings.

Session 102: Candidate Evaluation

This workshop helps you understand how to evaluate candidates’ competencies, screen candidates based on competencies, and write skills-based interview questions and assessments.

Session 103: Selection & Onboarding

This workshop helps you understand skills-based selection and onboarding, create and use selection guidelines, and draft potential onboarding plans.

Session 104: Employee Retention

This workshop helps you understand skills-based development and advancement, create a career map for your organization and employees, and draft methods for competency development.

FIND YOUR LOCAL TEAM

With 6 local workforce development board partners and 28 career centers statewide, the Oklahoma Works network can help you recruit, hire and train your team. Our workforce professionals are here to help, and we’ve enhanced our ability to support employers online, on the phone and by appointment.

LocationCountyLocal AreaPlanning RegionType of Center
LawtonComancheSouth CentralWesternComprehensive
BartlesvilleWashingtonNortheastNortheastComprehensive
OkmulgeeOkmulgeeGreen CountryNortheastComprehensive
SapulpaCreekGreen CountryNortheastComprehensive
SeminoleSeminoleCentralCentralComprehensive
ShawneePottawatomieCentralCentralComprehensive
EnidGarfieldWesternWesternComprehensive
McAlesterPittsburgSouthernSoutheastComprehensive
Oklahoma CityOklahomaCentralCentralComprehensive
IdabelMcCurtainSouthernSoutheastAffiliate
AltusJacksonWesternWesternAffiliate
MiamiOttawaNortheastNortheastAffiliate
MuskogeeMuskogeeGreen CountryNortheastAffiliate
ChickashaGradySouth CentralWesternAffiliate
ClaremoreRogersNortheastNortheastAffiliate
WeatherfordCusterWesternWesternAffiliate
DuncanStephensSouth CentralWesternAffiliate
Ponca CityKayWesternWesternAffiliate
PoteauLe FloreSouthernSoutheastAffiliate
PryorMayesNortheastNortheastAffiliate
DurantBryanSouthernSoutheastAffiliate
AdaPontotocSouthernSoutheastAffiliate
StillwaterPayneWesternWesternAffiliate
TahlequahCherokeeGreen CountryNortheastAffiliate
GuymonTexasWesternWesternAffiliate
ArdmoreCarterSouthernSoutheastAffiliate
TulsaTulsaGreen CountryNortheastAffiliate
WoodwardWoodwardWesternWesternAffiliate

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