Vision, Mission, Values and Strategic Direction


Oklahoma’s prosperity is enhanced by OESC's efforts to provide economic stability and employment security.


Enhance Oklahoma's economy by:

  • Matching jobs and workers to increase the efficiency of local labor markets,
  • Providing Unemployment Compensation to support unemployed workers and their communities,
  • Preparing a skilled workforce to enhance and align their skills to meet local labor market needs,
  • Gathering, analyzing, and disseminating information about the labor force to improve local economic decisions.


  • Service - We continue helping everyone until their needs are satisfied by providing caring, quality service.
  • Fairness - We ensure fairness by consistently treating everyone with objectivity and equality.
  • Respect - We treat everyone with respect and dignity.
  • Teamwork - All employees are valued and respected members of our team.
  • Opportunity - Team members are given the opportunity to grow, solve problems, and are recognized for their accomplishments.
  • Excellence - The pursuit of excellence drives us to do the best we can in everything we do.
  • Integrity - We act as if the world will soon learn of our actions.

Strategic Directions

  • Improve Customer Satisfaction by Establishing an Efficient and Effective Organization
  • Obtaining and Effectively Allocating Resources to Better Serve our Customers
  • Enhancing Customer Service by Providing Better Technology
  • Creating Value through Public Awareness