U.S. law requires companies to employ only individuals who may legally work in the United States – either U.S. citizens, or foreign citizens who have the necessary authorization. This diverse workforce contributes greatly to the vibrancy and strength of our economy, but that same strength also attracts unauthorized employment.
E-Verify is an Internet-based system that allows businesses to determine the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States. E-Verify is fast, free and easy to use – and it’s the best way employers can ensure a legal workforce.
The National Minority Supplier Development Council is the global leader in advancing business opportunities for its certified minority business enterprises and connecting them to member corporations.
The goal of the Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Program is to encourage and effectively promote the use of minority and woman-owned businesses in the Department's procurement activities.
|American Staffing Association
ASA is the nation’s largest organization of staffing and recruiting professionals, representing staffing and workforce solution firms of all sizes and all specialties. For 50 years, ASA has promoted legal, ethical, and professional practices for the staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry. ASA members earn the trust of their clients and employees through their commitment to these practices.
|Port of Houston Authority SBE
As one of the nation’s busiest ports, the Port of Houston generates nearly $7 billion in business activity annually. Becoming a registered small business with the Port of Houston Authority opens a door for the small business in a myriad of ways.
|Hire Houston First
Hire Houston First was developd in an effort to promote economic opportunity for Houston businesses and to support job creation. The City of Houston spends billions of dollars to maintain and improve the City’s infrastructure, and provide services for the public. Hire Houston First grants the City the ability to give preference to local companies and local workers, as long as their pricing is competitive.
|PMI Registered Education Provider
PMI R.E.P.s are organizations that we have approved to offer training in project management and issue professional development units (PDUs) to meet the continuing education requirements needed by PMI credential holders. To earn the R.E.P. designation, a provider must meet or exceed rigorous standards for quality and effectiveness as defined by PMI.