HR Houston harnesses the power of our Partner Organizations to expand our reach to more Human Resource service projects in the local Houston area. Our partners support HR Houston’s mission by helping us connect individuals with resources, skills training and opportunities to advance their career path.
We invite you to learn more about these companies and help us say ‘Thank You’ for their support!
Houston Business Journal (HBJ)
HR Houston recognizes the value of HBJ’s delivery of up-to-the-minutes local business news and is proud to be a sponsoring partner of Best Places to Work and of the Healthiest Employers and Healthcare Heros programs. HBJ also serves as the Publicity Sponsor for our annual conference—the Gulf Coast Symposium on HR Issues.
The HR Gives Back Committee presents soft skills training to support JA Inspire—an annual group of conferences attended by over 21,000 middle schoolers from 77+ local schools. The events are designed to create connections that allow students to build an understanding of the cross-section of high demand jobs available to them in the future, from mid-skilled trades to highly technical STEM related careers.
Lone Star Veterans
The Greater Houston Area is home to over 300,000 veterans, with approximately 80,000 of those being post-9/11 veterans. LSVA strengthens the post 9/11 veteran community in Houston by connecting veterans to resources, opportunities, and other veterans. HR Houston supports those efforts as opportunities present themselves.
National Foreign Trade Council (NFTC)
Since 2003, HR Houston has partnered with The National Foreign Trade Council (NFTC) to bring its Annual International Human Resource Management Forum to Houston. Each spring, HR leaders gather for the 2-day conference that is focused on global trends and business practices.
NextOp provides companies with world-class, skilled candidates and coaches them on how to be effective employees. Their mentors work with each transitioning veteran to adjust to their new roles and cultivate the necessary skills to excel in field work, increasing satisfaction and reducing turnover for these positions. NextOp has partnered with HR Houston to present workshops for our members to learn more about recruiting and engaging veterans.
The SHRM Foundation is a values-based charity organization whose mission is to champion workforce and workplace transformation. It provides research-based HR solutions for challenging inclusion issues facing current and potential employees, scholarships to educate and develop HR professionals and opportunities for HR professionals to make a difference in their local communities. The SHRM Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management. HR Houston’s Board of Directors donates and the chapter produces an annual Silent Auction to benefit the Foundation.
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest HR professional society, representing 285,000 members in more than 165 countries. For nearly seven decades, the Society has been the leading provider of resources serving the needs of HR professionals and advancing the practice of human resource management. SHRM provides education, thought leadership, certification, community and advocacy to enhance the practice of human resource management and the effectiveness of HR professionals in the organizations and communities they serve. SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China, India and United Arab Emirates.
Star of Hope
Star of Hope’s Vision 2020 calls for the organization to broaden its efforts to help their clients achieve successful, independent living by improving job and life skills. The HR Gives Back Committee supports that work by providing expertise in the areas of resume preparation, best practices for interviewing, job search techniques and skills to maintain employment. The Committee also hosts clothing drives in the fall and spring.
WorkFaith Connection exists to encourage disadvantaged job seekers in their hope for a better future and to equip them with the skills and beliefs to gain employment and lead healthy, productive and spiritually rich lives. Members of HR Houston’s Gives Back Committee assist in that effort by participating in mock interviews to provide practice and feedback to job seekers, sharing HR expertise, and supporting graduation ceremonies for program participants.