OGE Energy Corp. Climbs to Number One in Forbes’ 2023 Best Employers by State List for Oklahoma
KTUL - August 30, 2023 6:03 am
TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — OGE Energy Corp., the parent company of Oklahoma Gas and Electric, was recently recognized as Oklahoma’s top employer in Forbes’ 2023 America’s Best Employers By State list.
The company moved up to the number one spot this year after being ranked number two in Oklahoma in the magazine’s 2022 report.
“There are a lot of great Oklahoma companies on the Forbes list, and to be number one shows that our employees are what make our company a special place to work. Each of our employees embodies our purpose to ‘Energize Life’ – taking care of our customers and the communities we serve. We are grateful for this national recognition that reflects the efforts of our team,” said Scott Briggs, vice president of human resources for OG&E.
OG&E’s 2,200-person workforce knows its customers rely on them for reliable electricity to power their homes and businesses.
Employees live and work in the same communities as customers and are dedicated to serving those communities through volunteerism and stewardship as the company financially supports local nonprofits to make communities better places to live, work, and play.
America’s Best-in-State Employers 2023 were identified based on 2.1 million employer recommendations from employees working for companies with more than 500 employees in the United States.
The award is presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider.
Among the questions asked of survey participants was whether they would recommend their employer to others, and to evaluate their employer based on working conditions, compensation packages, diversity, potential for development, and company image. Companies do not pay a fee to participate in Forbes lists.