Oil & Gas Companies Double Their Hiring in 2012

Posted: March 8th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: Jobs, News | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Oil and gas companies are experiencing growth. While many are making record profits, others are expanding their efforts in clean and sustainable energy development. All of this growth requires people, and energy companies are hiring in a big way.

According to a recent study, one of Astra Solutions’ biggest energy clients ranked number 2 among energy companies for the most job openings posted online. Hiring in oil and gas companies has doubled in the first 2 months of 2012, and it shows no signs of slowing down just yet.

Oklahoma City and Tulsa ranked number 1 and number 5, respectively, for metropolitan areas with the highest number of energy jobs available. Now is a great time to be looking for work in the energy sector, especially in Oklahoma.

Some IT jobs currently in demand include programmers, GIS developers, and systems engineers. Check out our IT jobs page to see the positions we currently have available in Tulsa and Oklahoma City.


Why Oklahoma is a Great Place to Relocate

Posted: March 7th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: News | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

If you’re looking for a job change in IT, look no further than Oklahoma. Experienced C#.NET programmers, DBA’s, project managers, and developers will find plenty of IT job opportunities in Tulsa and Oklahoma City. Several large energy companies call Oklahoma home, and these companies have been hailed as some of the best to work for in America.

Beyond the fantastic IT job market, housing costs in Oklahoma are affordable. In Oklahoma City, for example, the average price per square foot is around $72. Business Facilities magazine ranks Tulsa #1 in the U.S. for cost of living and #2 for qualify of life. The U.S. Census Bureau named Tulsa and Oklahoma City among the places with the shortest commutes to work. Tulsa comes in at 18.9 minutes average and Oklahoma City at 19.6 minutes. You can’t beat saving money on gas. Move to Oklahoma and change your standard of living for the better.

Astra Solutions can help you find IT jobs in Tulsa, Oklahoma City, and the surrounding areas. We have relationships with Oklahoma’s best and brightest companies. Call us today at 918.747.8600 or visit our jobs page to see the latest job openings in Tulsa and Oklahoma City.