LOS ANGELES, Sept. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The only human capital firm to make it two years in a row in 2016 and '17, GQR captured the 464th spot on Inc. magazine's 2017 Inc. 500 (and Inc. 5000) listing, which has ranked the nation's most prestigious and fastest-growing privately owned companies since 1982.
This year, 184 human capital companies ranked on the Inc. 5000 and only 11 made it onto the Inc. 500. GQR is the only international company in the Inc. 500 human capital sector and achieved a 949 percent three-year revenue growth.
GQR shares the stage with premier companies like Prime Therapeutics, Allied Universal and Carahsoft Tech.
"It is an honor for us to share this recognition with so many innovative leaders throughout the nation," GQR co-founder and CEO Steven Talbot said. "We owe all of our achievements to the massive talent and extraordinary efforts of our people."
In addition to its prestigious ranking, GQR is led by the youngest founding team, chairman and CEO in the human capital sector of the Inc. 500 and placed No. 1 on the list for fastest-growing human capital company in Los Angeles and the state of New York.
The 2017 Inc. 5000 and top 500 companies were featured in the September issue of Inc., which hit newsstands last week.
"This is a true testament to the hard work of our people," GQR co-founder and chairman Hugo Sugden said. "Their tenacity and deep market specialization, combined with GQR's commitment to delivering leading services to clients is validated by this year's ranking on the Inc. 500. It has been incredible to watch GQR grow since we first opened our doors in the UK in 2009 and in the U.S. in 2012 – I am keen to see how the organization continues to grow and innovate."
GQR first placed on the Inc. 500 and Inc. 5000 in 2016, with an impressive 906 percent three-year revenue growth.
Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database, can be found at https://www.inc.com/inc5000. GQR's profile can be found at https://www.inc.com/profile/gqr-global-markets.
GQR is a global talent acquisition and advisory firm specializing in the procurement of rare talent to the world's most challenging industry sectors.
Advanced specialization, proactive talent acquisition and global access form the centerpiece of GQR's approach, enabling teams to collaborate with colleagues both locally and around the world to deliver highly skilled professionals to the most prestigious and technical industries.
Unparalleled market knowledge, unwavering drive and steadfast efficiency are what define GQR's success as trusted ambassadors and advisers to elite institutions and aspirational leaders alike.
The firm's strategic approach to talent acquisition, confidence in navigating uncharted territory and high standards of accountability are what make GQR's success a reality.
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