Every day is Labor Day for me. Having been blessed to be in the staffing industry for the last 50 years I’ve helped put seven million people to work. I’m very serious about jobs and understand that a company is only as good as its employees – no matter the industry. America’s laborers are best in the world. The idea of a Labor Day holiday began in the 1880’s as a tribute to workers who made America strong and prosperous. First, municipalities created the holiday and then sta
Bob Funk loves teachers and proves it each year when he and Express Employment Professionals promote Oklahoma’s CareerTech by encouraging CareerTech educators with giant checks. This year – they thanked him by honoring him with the first ever Advocate of Excellence Award.
Outstanding teachers and their biggest supporter were honored Wednesday at the 51st annual Oklahoma CareerTech Summer Conference at Cox Convention Center. The top statewide award, Teacher of the Year, was presented to Mike Lindley of Wes Watkins Technology Center in Wetumka. Lindley teaches students in the Biomedical Science Academy, preparing them to transition into a variety of biological and pre-medicine fields of study at the college level. "We do career exploration and p