600 LIFE Building   300 Main Street   Lafayette, Indiana 47901
(765) 742-0278

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ounded in 1947, LIFE Employment Service is much more than an "employment agency". We are Indiana's oldest and most experienced licensed placement firm. We provide ongoing permanent placement and consultative services to a great number of well-known local, regional, 

and national companies, large and small. Owned and managed by Charlie Hoovler, LIFE Employment Service is located in the historic LIFE Building, on the Courthouse Square, downtown Lafayette, Indiana.


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Charlie Hoovler

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harlie is the Owner and General Manager of LIFE Employment Service in Lafayette, Indiana. At LIFE Employment Service, Charlie works with and oversees Human Capital Specialists who add value to companies and organizations, enhance operational outcomes and bolster high performance by recruiting and retaining mission-critical talent.

Charlie began his forty-five-year career as Vice President of Development at Dennis & Dennis in Los Angeles California, where he was responsible for hiring, training, market development, and management a large network of offices across southern California for this major management placement and advisory firm.

Charlie’s community service and not-for-profit fundraising efforts in Lafayette include Founder & Development Partner of the Uptown Jazz & Blues Festival, Co-Founder of the Riverfront Jazz & Blues Festival, Founder of the River City Music Festival, Co-Founder of the Taste of Tippecanoe, and a Founding Member and Site Steward of the Wildcat Creek Foundation. For his lifetime service to the Lafayette, Indiana community, Charlie was Appointed and Commissioned as a ‘Distinguished Hoosier’ by the Governor of Indiana and is the recipient of the Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce "John J. Klink Leadership Award".

Charlie is a United States Marine Corps Veteran, and is an alumnus of California State University and University of Southern California Marshall School of Business.

Lana Logan Harper

Lana’s professional history includes six years as Placement Specialist with LIFE Employment Service, five years as Human Resource Manager with a major bank, ten years as the owner of a major placement firm, and extensive additional experience in Human Resources Consulting and Management, and Corporate Training. She is a graduate of Ball State University, holds certifications in Professional Selling Skills and DiSC Profile Administration, and, as recognition for excellence in her profession, is the recipient of multiple President’s Club Honors.

Sandra Young


andy, a thirty-two year employee of the firm, is the operations lynchpin of our company. Her responsibilities include client correspondence, data and file system organization and maintenance, accounting, guest and client contact, gofer, and trusted advisor to management on employment agency issues. Prior to joining LIFE employment service, Sandy was a paralegal, and held an administrative support position in the Human Resource Department of a major manufacturer.

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"You are a trusted, ethical extension of my HR reach"

“You are a trusted, ethical extension of my HR reach, provide great follow-up, and represent us well. You care about the people and the process, and take the time to understand needs, both job-specific and culturally. You demonstrate that you enjoy what you are doing, and that is reflected by what your candidates say about you.”

Erik W. Jensen,

Chief Human Capital Officer

Broadwind Energy