Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in Houston award – our third consecutive win at the local level. The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® competition identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in their human resource practices and employee enrichment. Organizations are assessed based on categories such as communication, work-life balance, employee education, diversity, recognition, retention, and more.
Birkman was founded in Houston in 1951 by innovative organizational psychologist Dr. Roger Birkman, and his legacy is carried forward by his daughter Sharon Birkman Fink, CEO and Chairman, and granddaughter Amy Shepley, Vice President of Product Innovations. Birkman International was founded to help people understand how individual differences in perception and the resulting interpersonal dynamics have far-reaching impacts on relationships, performance, and morale.
As a family company that works closely with organizational development and human resources departments, it is deeply ingrained in Birkman to take care of the employees that constitute the company. With flex schedules, monthly birthday celebrations, ample personal time off, and company-sponsored professional development, the employees at Birkman receive cutting-edge HR benefits. We value work and life balance. We are proud to offer our employees a competitive suite of benefits. Our programs come with the resources to help employees balance professional success with their priorities outside of the office.
The Best and Brightest® organization assesses the HR commitment that companies make to attract and retain top performing talent. Companies that are graded the highest by their own team members are chosen for the Best and Brightest® award, which reflects excellence in company culture and companies that promote better business, stronger communities, and richer lives.