When it comes to getting a college education, citizens of metro Tulsa have myriad resources at their disposal, whether they need help financially, aren’t sure how to get back to school after some time away, or want to learn more about fast-track programs and in-demand certificates.
Tulsa is also well-equipped to support employers that want to help employees finish their degrees, but aren’t sure where to start. From sample tuition reimbursement programs to free promotional materials, Tulsa can make it easier for employers to make education a priority.
But how to help employers, students and community organizations connect to all of the resources available to them? That’s one question Tulsa’s Talent Dividend Initiative hopes to address.
“No one really knows about all of the resources available in our community,” says Denise Reid, Director of Talent Strategies and Recruitment at Tulsa Metro Chamber. “We’re linking up with a number of community programs to help employers and individuals take advantage of these existing resources.”
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