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National Staffing, Recruiting Firm Named Top 50 Companies to Work for in America by Inc. Magazine for 2016

CHICAGO (May 25, 2016) – LaSalle Network, a national staffing and recruiting firm, has been recognized by Inc. Magazine on its first-ever “Best Workplaces” list honoring the top 50 companies in the country for company culture and employee engagement. LaSalle Network is the only Illinois-based staffing and recruiting firm on the list.

“To be recognized by a publication as reputable as Inc. Magazine is incredible,” said Tom Gimbel, founder and CEO of LaSalle Network. “We’ve always strived to create a place where people can be themselves, work hard and grow. Being a nine-time Inc. 5000 winner coupled with this Best Workplaces award demonstrates we’ve successfully done that.”

Working with Quantum Workplace, Inc.’s list represents America’s top 50 companies that deploy state-of-the-art techniques to keep their staff happy and productive, and is a magnifying glass on how innovative companies can truly raise the bar in hiring and keeping the best talent.

LaSalle Network has been named to Inc. Magazine’s “Inc. 500/5000 Fastest-Growing Privately Held Companies in America” list for past last nine consecutive years, achieving year-over-year organic revenue growth since inception in 1998. LaSalle also has among the highest retention rates in the staffing industry, with less than five percent voluntary turnover and a 97 percent employee engagement rate, compared to national averages of 33 percent.

LaSalle Network has various programs and initiatives in place to encourage personal and professional development, which has resulted in 90 percent of the management team assuming their current roles through promotions, including three members of the C-suite climbing the ranks from entry-level positions.

“We hear it over and over again from the fast-growing businesses we cover: The biggest challenge that any business owner faces is finding and keeping the best people,” explains Inc.’s President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg. “That’s why building a workplace culture that allows your staff to grow with your company is absolutely crucial. Recipients of the Inc. Best Workplaces Awards have done so in spades. They should be celebrated and emulated.”

The 2016 Inc. Best Workplaces Awards assessed applicants on a collection of multiple choice, scaled, and open-ended items. Core components of the scoring include company practices around management, employee recognition, performance communication, benefits, and other elements of the employee experience. To qualify, companies had to be U.S.-based, privately held, and independent. Companies had to be in business at least three years and have a full-time employee count ranging between 5 and 500.

To view the list of winners, click here, and to view Inc. Magazine’s feature on LaSalle Network, click here. Winners will be featured in the June 2016 issue of Inc. Magazine.

For more information on LaSalle Network, please visit or contact Heather Youkhana at 312-496-6562 or


About LaSalle Network

LaSalle Network is a leading provider of professional staffing and recruiting services specializing in accounting and finance, technology, administrative, call center, human resources, marketing, executive search, supply chain, and healthcare revenue cycle. Since its inception, LaSalle has worked with thousands of clients and placed more than 30,000 candidates in temporary, temporary-to-permanent and permanent positions. LaSalle Network has been listed on Inc. Magazine’s 500/5000 Fastest Growing Companies in America list for the past nine years, named by Staffing Industry Analysts’ as a top five “Best Staffing Firms to Work For” from 2011 – 2016, Crain’s Chicago Business’ Best Places to Work list from 2014 to 2016, and Glassdoor’s “Best Places to Work” 2016. The firm has offices in downtown Chicago, Arlington Heights, Oak Brook and San Francisco. For more information, please call 312-419-1700 or visit

About Inc. Media

Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders.  Winner of Advertising Age’s “The A-List” in January 2015, and the National Magazine Award for General Excellence in both 2014 and 2012. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 13,000,000 today.  For more information, visit

About Quantum Workplace

Quantum Workplace is an HR technology company that serves organizations through employee engagement surveys, action-planning tools, exit surveys, peer-to-peer recognition, performance evaluations, goal tracking, and leadership assessment. For more information, visit