Looking for Employment?

Simplify your job search with Goodwill Job Connection.

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Professional Services | Issue: January 2015

Stacy Cole welcomes you to Goodwill Job Connection.

Stacy Cole welcomes you to Goodwill Job Connection.

Are you trying to land your first job? Looking for a new job or career change? Are you experiencing barriers to employment? Were you laid off, pending lay off, facing retirement, have no work history or have background challenges? Whatever your career interests or circumstances, Goodwill Job Connection can help. Goodwill Job Connections has two locations –at 2800 Southwest Blvd., and the brand-new location at 1665 S. Yale.

Goodwill Job Connection provides job leads, job search assistance, and referral to other community resources to simplify your search, enhance your career awareness, and help you find a job that fits your needs and abilities. Goodwill Job Connection is not a temporary staffing service or employment agency and does not assign you to jobs, but has been very successful in empowering job seekers to find where the jobs are and how to apply to them.

Services are provided on a walk-in basis, without charge to all job seekers. “With our assistance, you will develop an effective job search strategy, in addition to receiving information on area employers, job fairs, and hiring events,” says Nancy Webster, director of community relations for Goodwill Industries of Tulsa.

You can expect assistance in developing resumes, cover letters and reference pages; interview skills assistance; knowledge of what employers expect; computer access for online job search and applications; online tutorials and skills assessment; assistance with setting up an email account and uploading resumes; and basic equipment availability such as photocopier and fax machine.

Since opening in 2010, Goodwill Job Connection has assisted more than 10,000 job seekers with their career needs. More than 2,700 of those found employment at over 1,000 different employers in and around the Tulsa area, and nearly 1,000 veterans utilized Goodwill Job Connection services in their career search. The numbers have continued to grow each year.

“The first step to finding a job is to understand your skills, interests and abilities. Once you have an understanding of your strengths, you can begin thinking about the career track that’s best for you,” says Nancy. “We have specialists who can work with you to understand your prior work experiences and help you set job and career goals. Goodwill Job Connection can greatly increase your chances of finding employment and is well worth the visit. Every 33 seconds of each work day, someone earns a job with Goodwill’s help. You can be next!”

Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. No appointment is necessary, and services are available without charge to all job seekers.

For more information, contact

Goodwill Job Connection


2800 Southwest Blvd., Tulsa


(918) 599-0067


1665 S. Yale, Tulsa


(918) 747-1334


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About Author Sheryl Sowell

Sheryl Sowell was born and raised in Tulsa, OK. She graduated from Will Rogers High School and received her Bachelor of Arts in English from Northeastern State University in 2007. She has worked for Value News as editor, writer and advertising copywriter since 2008. She enjoys meeting and interviewing people for Value News articles, learning about their backgrounds, and helping to promote their businesses and local events. In her free time, she enjoys reading, trying new recipes and crafts from Pinterest, attending concerts and sporting events, and spending time with family and friends. Sheryl lives in Tulsa with her fiancé Paul, their daughter Scarlett, and their two dogs, Gunner and Boo.

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