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Career Development Partners is an equity owner of Career Partners International.


Career Partners International

Career Partners International (CPI) is the world’s largest and most successful global talent management consultancy. With a global footprint of more than 270 offices in over 45 countries, we provide best-in-class talent management solutions that drive organizational performance whether your need is local or global! Career Development Partners is the only CPI partner for Oklahoma and Arkansas. All Partners are equity owners of Career Partners International.


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Career Transition

Learn more about how our career transition programs can help you be more successful in attaining your next position.


Outplacement to help transition any part of your workforce, globally, even one at a time.

Executive Search

Executive Search to help you find the right talent quickly.

Leadership Development

Leadership Development to help you maximize the great talent you already have.

About Career Development Partners

Discover the values of Career Development Partners and meet the team!

People are worth the investment.

We support employers throughout the employee life-cycle – beginning with identifying, selecting and on-boarding the right people, to developing their leadership skills, to exiting the organization.


Career Development Partners works with you to greatly reduce your search time and help you land faster and in a position and salary that is equal to or greater than your current position.




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Realistic Expectations

During your job search you will be forced out of your comfort zone and will research various details and make many decisions. The job search process can be filled with many ups and downs especially if your expectations are unrealistic.

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7 Habits of Successful Job Seekers

For over 25 years one of the most respected business texts has be The 7 Habits of Highly Successful People. I wondered if these same principles could be applied to job search. So I took Dr. Covey’s list and applied them to the modern job search process.

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Press Release

Tulsa Executive Association Celebrates 85 years.

Tulsa, OK, October 23, 2015:  The Tulsa Executive Association (TEA) announces it 85th anniversary celebration, to be held at the RV Ranch in Glenpool, OK, Saturday October 30th 2015. The celebration will feature a western theme including a personal rodeo, country... read more

“I want to thank you and let you know how much you helped me through the transition. Our meetings helped keep me positive and focused on what needed to happen next in my job search. Thanks again…” ~ Greg

“I started at CDP the day after the RIF happened.  I felt the best thing to do was to get back and start that.  CDP provided a place for me to come to and interact with people which was very important.  I closed my search in within 60 days of the RIF.  I feel CDP helped me be more professional in my presentation.  The job I landed was equal to what I had here in Tulsa so I’m very comfortable.  Again, a lot of work, but a lot of support.” ~ Tom

“Great program and tools to use for moving forward. I feel the section on my exit statement helped me get over my anger towards my previous employer. Thank you” ~ Bryan

“I appreciate all that I gained from attending the workshops. It boosted my confidence and honed my skills to a degree that allowed me to move a little faster.” ~ Lee

“Trust, and the encouragement you receive. Also, Rick is an excellent teacher and provided excellent material and advise. Travis providing the video early on in the process was helpful. Debra was helpful in meeting with me and offering assistance. Nancy was always so welcoming and friendly. Overall a great experience I would recommend.” ~ Jeanette

“Travis really was helpful in making me take a new approach to my resume and how I handle interviews. it was great to have someone to bounce questions off and help me have a clear vision of what i wanted. I’m thrilled with my new position and what i was able to negotiate in my accepted offer.” ~ Cindy


Travis Jones

Travis Jones


Travis has been an entrepreneur and business owner in Tulsa for over 30 years. He is a well-known community servant and is dedicated to providing world-class service for everyone we encounter at Career Development Partners .Travis is a career transitions coach, certified Life Options Retirement Coach and is certified to facilitate and deliver the Manager As Coach Learning Series (MACLS) through CPI. He  has served on the board of Career Partners International (CPI) and is an equity partner in CPI, offering a global reach with over 270 offices in 45 countries.

Prior to Career Development Partners, Travis served as President of Personnel Consultants, a professional staffing and placement company which consisted of 6 offices located in Oklahoma and Arkansas. Under his leadership, Personnel Consultants was the recipient of Inc. Magazine’s Award for the 135th fastest growing privately held business in America in addition to being named by Oklahoma Business Monthly as one of the best companies to work for in Oklahoma. He sold the company in October 2005 and purchased Career Development Partners in November 2005. Today we provide services in all of Oklahoma and NW Arkansas and globally through our CPI Partners.

Travis serves on the Board at Oklahoma Ethics, New Life Ranch and is a proud member of Tulsa Executives Association (TEA) and is active with several other organizations serving the community and beyond.


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