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Welcome to the Western Oklahoma Human Resources

We are an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management. Whether you are new to the HR field or have many years of experience, we are a local starting point for networking, information, professional development and continued support of excellence in Human Resources.

We welcome your use of this site as a resource, and encourage you to check back frequently for updated information. We also encourage your involvement and suggestions about all of our activities, on the web and off. We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming meeting or event!

WOKHR Announcements:

New Logo!

As previously announced, WOKHR recently solicited new logo designs from area graphic art and design students. As a result, we are pleased to announce and share with you WOKHR’s new logo!

Please look for this new logo on all social media and branding!

Our Mission: 

Promoting the HR profession through education and networking. 

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