Birkman International is an industry-leading behavioral and occupational assessment company headquartered in Houston, Texas with an extensive global reach. The company began assessing personality through a proprietary methodology founded by innovative organizational psychologist Dr. Roger W. Birkman in 1951.
The Birkman Method remains a preferred instrument to better understand interpersonal dynamics and achieve higher performance through positive psychology. It is used widely in the fields of career coaching, leadership development, human resources management, and organizational design today.
As a company focused on empowering diversity, we’re proud to be a WBENC Certified women-owned business.
Words We Live By
Inclusive – We value every kind of diversity and a culture where each employee is important and can be heard.
Humble – Birkman encourages a culture of servant-leadership where a positive, “can-do” attitude means all of us are willing to support others when help is needed.
Resilient – Despite the inevitable ups and downs, successes or failures, we continue to do our best each day while always seeking ways to do better and improve.
Compassionate – By all our actions and messaging, we practice a culture of caring that extends beyond our own company and employees to include our clients, the larger community, others in our world and the greater good of the planet.
Curious – With ongoing research and innovative technologies, we continue to explore new and better ways for Birkman to help transform lives and careers through the power of social connection.
At Birkman, we’re serious about caring for people. We believe every individual has unique strengths to contribute to a greater good. This foundational belief touches on everything we do, helping us achieve a spot on the list of the “National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” for five years. Starting in the recruitment phase, the candidates we consider are assessed to help steer positive, personalized conversations around a job opportunity during the interview process. Once hired, a Birkman Certified expert leads an in-depth conversation to empower the employee with greater self-awareness, reinforcing their natural talents while adding insights that help individuals grow.
And it doesn’t stop there. We continue to use the non-judgemental, empowering language of The Birkman personality in our conversations within the organization, recognizing our strengths and diversity as positive differences between each individual that help achieve greater outcomes for the entire organization.