ANAHEIM HILLS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Inc. magazine today revealed PeopleG2 as an honoree on its seventh annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at America’s independent entrepreneurs as they contribute to the nation’s economy. PeopleG2 joins Fuhu, the year’s leader, along with LivingSocial, Edible Arrangements, CDW, Lifelock and other prominent U.S. brands.
“We are particularly honored to be included since we are a company that provides uniquely personal services in an era when many competitors depend on purely automated systems”
“This is a tremendous honor for everyone at PeopleG2,” stated Chris Dyer, its founder and CEO. “Placement on the Inc. 5000 reflects the dedication of our team, each of whom contributes individually to PeopleG2’s success. Our business is based on helping other companies make the best, strategic people-related decisions, so it’s that much more rewarding to be recognized for our own team’s efforts.
“We are particularly honored to be included since we are a company that provides uniquely personal services in an era when many competitors depend on purely automated systems,” added Dyer. Located in Anaheim Hills, PeopleG2 operates with 24 employees - an increase of 13 employees over the past three years - and experienced three-year sales growth of 48 percent. Among those companies within California making the list, PeopleG2 ranks 664 out of 701.
Overall, the companies on this year’s list report having created over 520,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $241 billion. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including PeopleG2‘s company profile and additional information about the honor can be found at www.inc.com/5000.
"Not all the companies in the Inc. 500|5000 are in glamorous industries, but in their fields they are as famous as household name companies simply by virtue of being great at what they do. They are the hidden champions of job growth and innovation, the real muscle of the American economy,” said Inc. Editor Eric Schurenberg.
Founded in 2001, PeopleG2 is one of the top human capital due diligence service providers firms in North America, leveraging proprietary processes and tools to serve clients’ risk management needs and support their most strategic people-related decisions. Drawing on military intelligence-gathering term “G2,” PeopleG2 proactively and systematically conducts discovery on both the potential sources of value and potential concerns that accompany human capital assets. The company has consistently set itself apart from the industry’s highly commoditized, excessively automated background check service providers by focusing on each customer’s unique business needs and being a very flexible, hands-on provider.
Whether a customer is looking for a standard or customized background checking program—or support for very strategic people-related decisions such as hiring new executives, restructuring around key executives, acquiring a company, or working with a new supplier, customer or partner—PeopleG2 strives to be totally aligned with each client’s unique business needs. Areas of dedicated services are categorized into four main areas: HumanCapitalG2, EmploymentG2, BusinessG2 and TenantG2. PeopleG2 offers proven, scalable, high-impact and legally defensible business solutions for employers/human resources departments, executive leadership teams, business investors, corporate restructuring and merger-and-acquisition architects and even property owners. PeopleG2 was named to the Orange County Business Journal’s 2013 “Best Places to Work.” More about PeopleG2 can be found at www.peopleg2.com.
The 2013 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2009 to 2012. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2009. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2012. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2009 is $100,000; the minimum for 2012 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at www.inc.com/500.
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