Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

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Why Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo IS A MOST LOVED WORKPLACE®

Systemic Collaboration

EMPLOYEES COLLABORATE THROUGHOUT OUR COMPANY BY …

Participating in regular team and department meetings as well as setting up time to meet with coworkers in different areas. It would be impossible to put on an event like ours without successful collaboration between departments. All our teams must work together to ensure things run smoothly, whether Information Services team works with the Mission team or Marketing team working with Operations team, we are all strong collaborators.

Positive Vision of the Future

EMPLOYEES AT OUR COMPANY HAVE A POSITIVE VISION FOR THE FUTURE BECAUSE …

Every year we transparently update and define our organization’s strategic plan. This allows our employees to understand where the Rodeo is headed as well as the role they individually play in ensuring we stay on that path by completing their own short-term and long-term goals. We also provide ample opportunities for employees to hear from our C-suite and ask questions about current and future projects, company goals and ideas.

Company Respect

WE SHOW RESPECT AND ENSURE THAT ALL VOICES ARE HEARD AND IDEAS ARE VALUED THROUGHOUT THE COMPANY BY …

Inviting a small group of employees on a rotating basis to a casual conversation with our CEO every month where no topic is off limits. Every new employee also has a chance to meet with our CEO 1-on-1 at the beginning of their employment. Every job here is critical to the success of the Show and employees are entrusted with a lot of responsibility. In our most recent engagement survey (May 2023), employees said they feel genuinely appreciated with a satisfaction score of 4.97 on a scale of 5.00. We rely on our employees to tell us when things aren’t working and encourage them to give us input on how to improve the organization. In that same survey, employees said their ideas are encouraged with a satisfaction score of 4.42 out of 5.

Company Support / Killer Outcomes

WE SUPPORT OUR EMPLOYEES IN ACHIEVING THEIR PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL GOALS BY …

Encouraging employees to seek out educational opportunities that will allow them to increase their skillset, providing flexible schedules that support work/life balance and consistently asking for feedback from our staff. We also provide career and leadership development opportunities for all levels.

Alignment of Values

OUR COMPANY’S VALUES ARE ALIGNED WITH OUR EMPLOYEES BECAUSE …

We have a clearly defined mission that truly guides every decision we make at the Rodeo. As a non-profit organization rooted in education, agriculture, entertainment and western heritage, our employees are consistently working to be the best in their field while also making a difference in our community.

Company Practices / Love

PROGRAMS AND PRACTICES WE GIVE TO OUR EMPLOYEES THAT CREATE A LOVED WORKPLACE ARE …

The numerous rewards and benefits employees receive to thank them for the many months of challenging work they put in to make the Rodeo the beloved event it is. The Show is rich in tradition within the Houston community, and employees feel a sense of pride and ownership being a part of bringing it to life each spring. It is special to meet our coworkers’ family and friends they bring to the Show each year. During the year, we also offer many opportunities to gather as a group both onsite and offsite like holiday events with families, lunch and learns, town halls and department field trips. We provide many opportunities for employees to seek further education in their field, supported by our organization.

CEO Strengths

OUR CEO SERVES AS A MODEL OF OUR COMPANY VALUES BY …

Cultivating an environment of openness and inclusion. Our CEO, Dr. Chris Boleman, is both approachable and accessible; available to ideate, listen, share, and discuss with employees. He is a leader in our industry and continues to empower and engage with employees daily. He sends a “Motivational Monday” email that serves as an encouragement to employees, provides wisdom and insight at the start of each week.

Benefits

EXAMPLES OF UNIQUE BENEFITS, BONUS, OR COMPENSATION WE PROVIDE ARE …

• Comprehensive health insurance with wellness benefits built in – unique to our organization is that an employee’s individual medical benefits are paid for at 100%. Employees and the company share in the cost for spouses and dependents.
• We provide competitive Paid Time Off, paid parental leave and tuition reimbursement.
• Flexible 9/80 schedules with work from home days built in.
• Career development/leadership development opportunities for all levels.
• Many opportunities to get together as a whole – town halls, Halloween decorating contests/event, Astros game, holiday event with families, lunch and learns.

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About the Company

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ promotes agriculture by hosting an annual, family-friendly experience that educates and entertains the public, supports Texas youth, showcases Western heritage and provides year-round educational support within the community.

Company Headquarters

Headquarters location:

3 NRG Park
Houston, TX

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Industry:

Non Profit

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Company CEO's name:

Dr. Chris Boleman

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Number of employees:

0 - 1000