The value of one

“Value” denotes the regard or esteem placed on something or someone. In this instance, think of value as it relates to people. We are made in the image of God and have the opportunity to place value on the people we encounter in our lives. We have many...

Combating a tumultuous labor market

Over the past 40 years, U.S. workers have experienced slow and uneven wage growth. Add to this an extremely tight labor market along with unexpected spikes in inflation and it’s not hard to see why we are experiencing a disgruntled labor market that has people...

What does a successful leader look like in 2022?

In the November/December 2021 issue of BIC Magazine, I wrote about how to improve your workplace culture. We’ve seen so many changes in the past two years as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the clear things that’s emerging is the definition of...

How to improve your workplace culture

There’s a lot of talk nowadays about healthy workplace culture. The pandemic, health concerns, limited activities and additional family time have caused candidates to reevaluate their job search priorities. In a recent poll by Mark Hinderliter, a question was...

Addressing Post-Pandemic Hiring Challenges

I recently attended an HR roundtable forum, and I had an up-close look at some of our industry’s post-pandemic hiring challenges. The challenges that Houston HR professionals face — technology adaptability, talent shortage and workforce retention —...