BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (AP) — Sitel says it will add 100 new workers at its call center in Bartlesville.
The company says the new workers will provide customer support as Sitel takes on a new cable entertainment and broadband services provider. Additional customer service agents and staff members are also needed for Sitel's existing clients.
A job fair is planned for Thursday in Bartlesville at the call center at 3001 E. Frank Phillips Blvd.
Sitel has 120 centers in 24 countries in North America, South America, Europe, Africa and Asia.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Treasurer Ken Miller says overall revenue collections in March were up slightly, rising by 2.6 percent compared to March 2012.
Miller released figures on Wednesday that show total revenue collections for March were $944.6 million — an increase of $24 million from the last March. The figures show collections were boosted mostly by a $28 million increase in corporate income tax collections — a 32 percent increase over March 2012.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Okla. House panel passes trio of school safety measures, including emergency plan requirements
Three bills containing the recommendations of a task force on school security have easily cleared an Oklahoma House committee, including a measure to impose new requirements for schools to report their emergency plans to authorities.
GUYMON, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say an airplane missing on a flight from Oklahoma to Colorado has been found crashed in the Oklahoma Panhandle near Guymon with at least two people killed.
Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Lynn Lunsford says the single-engine aircraft that disappeared after leaving El Reno Monday morning bound for Colorado Springs, Colo., was found shortly before 4 p.m. Wednesday about four miles northwest of Guymon — about 265 miles northwest of Oklahoma City. Lunsford says the burned wreckage was spotted by another pilot.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — General Electric Co. says it will build a new global research center in Oklahoma, creating 125 new engineering jobs.
GE Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt made the announcement Wednesday alongside Gov. Mary Fallin. The company has not yet picked a specific location for the center but says that selection should happen soon.
GE says it's evaluating locations with proximity to academic institutions like the University of Oklahoma and the skilled workforce in Oklahoma City.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Preliminary hearings set for two brothers charged in the January shooting deaths of four women at a crime-plagued Tulsa apartment complex have been postponed.
Cedric and James Poore were scheduled for hearings Tuesday in the killings of 23-year-old twins Rebeika Powell and Kayetie Melchor, 33-year-old Misty Nunley and 55-year-old Julie Jackson. They've pleaded not guilty.