NPA is a global network of independently-owned, professional recruiting firms working together to increase revenue through split fee placements. The network enables members to better serve their clients through extended geographic reach and greater access to industry specialization. In the process, NPA members benefit from increased production and a stronger competitive position.
Not only did the number of NPA member firms grow in 2011, the number of split fee placements made by NPA’s international recruiters increased by 21%. Split placement activity occurred around the world with an increase in members on multiple continents making split placements in Asia. In addition, the NPA Job Board, introduced in August, is increasing the activity of members and helping them grow their recruiting revenue opportunities. The following information highlights key 2011 results:
- Placements of positions with US$80,000 and above salaries were 59% of total split fee placements
- Placements of positions with US$100,000 and above salaries were 35% of total split fee placements
Top 5 Trading Groups based on number of split fee placements, listed high to low. Click here to view industries/niches included in these Trading Groups.
- Strategic Management / Supply Chain
- Manufacturing / Mining / Construction
- Sales / Marketing / Business Development
- Accounting / Financial Services
- Chemical Process
Top 3 Trading Groups with largest percentage increases over 2010 based on number of split placements:
- Chemical Process – increased by 71%
- Strategic Management / Supply Chain – increased by 54%
- Accounting / Financial Services – increased by 27%
In 2011, NPA experienced an increase of split placements for positions with higher salaries over 2010. These positions were spread over many different industries. Key increases appear below:
- Placements of positions with US$80,000 and above salaries increased by 25%
- Placements of positions with US$100,000 and above salaries increased by 55%
NPA members completed 2011 and started 2012 in a positive way. What will the rest of 2012 look like? More positions with higher salaries or will clients start hiring more employees with salaries less than US$80,000? What does 2012 look like for you? Click here to respond to our one question poll on Linkedin regarding 2012 business predictions. We will share the results next month.