FORT MYERS, Fla., May 9, 2018 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Gecko Hospitality, one of North America's premiere recruiting firms that connects top talent and companies within the hospitality and restaurant industries, was named to Forbes 2018 list of America's Best Professional Recruiting firms, ranking 160 among the 250 firms selected to the list.

Gecko Hospitality Named to Forbes 2018 List of America's Best Professional Recruiting Firms

"It's an incredible honor to be included among the best recruiting firms in the country. I started Gecko Hospitality because I knew there was a better way to make connections between quality candidates and the businesses who need them," said Robert Krzak, President, Gecko Hospitality.

Forbes, working with analytics firm Statista, invited 4,500 candidates and HR managers and 30,000 external recruiters to recommend, via an online survey, up to ten recruiting firms. Several key areas were considered, including quality and selection of offered positions, quality of process, and quality of communication. Additionally, firms were ranked on critical areas including understanding of unique company culture and price-performance ratio for offered services.

In total, more than 14,500 nominations were collected and the firms with the most recommendations ranked highest.

"Our franchise partners and executive recruiters are the 'best of the best' —  they've worked in the industry, understand what it takes to succeed, and most importantly, have walked in our clients' shoes," Krzak said. "To be recognized not only by our peers, but also by job candidates, makes all of us proud and happy to come to work every day."

To view the Forbes 2018 List of America's Best Professional Recruiting Firms, visit https://www.forbes.com/best-professional-recruiting-firms/list/.

For more information about Gecko Hospitality, visit https://www.geckohospitality.com.

About Gecko Hospitality

Gecko Hospitality's national network of recruiters and franchise partners connects top-tier talent to companies within the hospitality and restaurant industries. Their rigorous seven-step interview and placement process ensures only the best candidates who fit the requirements and the culture are presented to clients, leading to extraordinary results. Gecko Hospitality: Connecting people and changing lives, one career at a time.® Visit geckohospitality.com to see how Gecko does recruiting like you've never experienced before.

Media Contact: Dennis Borders, Gecko Hospitality, 239-690-7006 ext. 105, dennis@geckohospitality.com