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LaSalle Network Recognized with 2016 “When Work Works” Award

CHICAGO – June 1, 2016 – LaSalle Network, a national staffing and recruiting firm headquartered in Chicago, has been recognized by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) as a recipient of its 2016 “When Work Works” award.

The 2016 winners rank in the top 20 percent of national employers in terms of programs, policies, and culture for creating an effective workplace.

“At LaSalle, we strive to put our people first,” said Tom Gimbel, founder and CEO of LaSalle Network. “We know that to be truly successful, you need to be able to bring your true self to work. This recognition demonstrates that we have effectively encouraged that philosophy. We are proud to be among some of the top companies in the country to create a great place to work.”

Created in partnership with Family and Works Institute, and SHRM, this award is a research-based initiative, which highlights how effective and flexible workplaces can yield positive business results and help employees succeed at work and at home.

“Since the start, it was very important to us to create an environment that encouraged work-life integration,” said Sirmara Campbell Twohill, Chief Human Resources Officer at LaSalle Network. “We care about our people and want them to succeed and grow, both personally and professionally, which is why it’s imperative for us to create initiatives and practices to continuously encourage that.”

The 2016 selection process used a rigorous scoring methodology involving a two part evaluation. The first portion is an employer application about the flexibility programs and practices at their worksite. The second part includes an employee survey detailing their experiences with flexibility and other aspects of an effective workplace, the supportiveness of their workplace culture, and whether they perceive any negative consequences for using flexibility at their workplace. The surveys are weighed with employee satisfaction in mind, with two thirds of the scoring depending on the employee portion of the application.

For the complete list of the winners, click here.

For more information on LaSalle Network, please visit www.lasallenetwork.com, or contact Heather Youkhana at 312-496-6562 or hyoukhana@lasallenetwork.com.

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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, Glassdoor’s 2016 “Best Places to Work”, and Crain’s Chicago Business’ Best Places to Work list in 2014 and 2015. The firm has offices in downtown Chicago, Arlington Heights, Oak Brook and San Francisco. For more information, please call 312-419-1700 or visit www.lasallenetwork.com.

About When Work Works                                      

When Work Works, a project of Families and Work Institute and the Society for Human Resource Management, is a nationwide initiative to bring research on workplace effectiveness and flexibility into community and business practice. Since its inception in 2005, When Work Works has partnered with an ever-expanding cohort of communities from around the country t: share rigorous research and employer best practices on workplace effectiveness and flexibility; recognize exemplary employers through the When Work Works Award; and inspire positive change so that increasing numbers of employers understand how effective and flexible workplaces can benefit both business and employees. Visit WhenWorkWorks.org and follow us on Twitter @WhenWorkWorks.

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