LOS ANGELES, Oct. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Out of more than 60,000 global organisations, international talent acquisition and advisory company GQR has claimed No. 1 on LinkedIn's Most Socially Engaged Staffing Agencies 2017 for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. This is GQR's second consecutive year on the list, which commends the extensive outreach methodologies of LinkedIn's top 25 companies.
The list, announced Oct. 19, recognises outstanding social recruiting strategies of companies by examining their content marketing, social reach and engagement, and social recruiting practices used through LinkedIn from September 2016 through August 2017.
"Following our recent Inc. 500 ranking which identifies the outstanding growth of privately-owned companies, this award further demonstrates GQR's pledge to staying on the leading edge of talent acquisition," GQR co-founder and chairman Hugo Sugden said. "LinkedIn is the world's largest professional networking site, and leveraging it as a powerful engagement tool has tremendously impacted the growth of our business. We can't thank LinkedIn enough for honouring us with this recognition once more."
With a follower base of more than 83,000 people, GQR strategically uses its LinkedIn profile to augment talent acquisition methodologies for its partners and clients through engaging content and increased investment in employee profiles.
GQR placed on the Most Socially Engaged Medium Enterprise List with an employee size between 15-499. Other notable companies that made this list were Charlton Morris (#2), McGregor Boyall (#3) and Mackenzie Stuart (#4).
"This recognition belongs to our people," GQR co-founder and CEO Steven Talbot said. "We are very fortunate to be comprised of a group of highly-engaged people who live and breathe what they do and are absolutely committed to delivering maximum value to our clients, candidates and community."
GQR is a global talent acquisition and advisory agency specialising in the procurement of rare talent to the world's most challenging industry sectors.
Advanced specialisation, proactive talent acquisition and global access form the centrepiece 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 company's strategic approach to talent acquisition, confidence in navigating uncharted territory and high standards of accountability are what make GQR's success a reality.