Split Placements

Jump Start Your Split Placements

by Liz Carey

For recruiters looking to add to their bottom line through split placements, joining a recruitment network can be a no-brainer; being a member of a recruitment network can help you fill your roles faster, can help you place candidates you may have not been able to otherwise, and can expand your business’s niche and/or geography.

But joining itself isn’t a quick ticket to success – and not everyone who joins a recruitment network is successful in making splits. You have to be proactive, build relationships, and integrate working the network into your day.

The following is an example of how a recruitment firm might start its split network business and how to integrate a recruitment network into its daily work plan: Read the rest of this entry »

Develop Relationships Before You Need Help

by Liz Carey

As a member engagement specialist at NPAworldwide, part of my job is to help members find success in the network. We always advise members that in order to build relationships in the network, it’s important to be visible by posting records, attending calls/meetings, and reaching out.

But sometimes, we have members who only reach out when they say: “I have a critical search and need help!”

We are always here to help, but I cannot help but wonder –“Who have you reached out to? Who do you network with?” If you don’t have relationships with your network partners, you may not get the help you need.

The best advice we can give members is to develop network partners long before you need them. As businessman/author Harvey Mackay says about networking, “Dig your well before you’re thirsty.” Read the rest of this entry »

To Disclose, Or Not To Disclose…

by Liz Carey

One of the things that recruiters find hard to let go when they first consider working with a split partner is giving up all their insider info that they have worked so hard to get… such as the name of their client. Some recruiters hold this info close to their vest, in fear of an exporter trying to go around them and contact the client directly.

But when you join a recruiting network built on trust, comprised of vetted recruiters, and backed by member-owners who all adhere to the same rules, you will find that its most successful members are ones who are completely open and transparent, because they realize the value of open and honest communication. Read the rest of this entry »

Submitting Candidates That Are “In The Money”

by Liz Carey

On a recent breakout session call for NPAworldwide’s Engineering/Manufacturing/Operations practice group, one of our longtime members, Marcus Ronaldi of Marcus Ronaldi Recruiting in California, gave a presentation on submitting “In The Money” candidates. It was a really thorough explanation of why some exporters are successful, and why some can’t seem to land as many placements.

Marcus said: “Focus efforts on reaching out to and engaging candidates that are placeable and ‘in the money’ – this is the best way to be successful as an exporter in the network.” Read the rest of this entry »

How to Break Into a Recruiting Network

by Liz Carey

Joining a recruiting network can open up so many doors of opportunity. Recruiters come into a recruitment network to expand their reach, build their revenues, and to better serve clients and candidates. But for new members, it can be intimidating to jump in – How do I build relationships with these longtime members who all know each other and already work with each other? How long will it take to get my first split placement? Where do I start? Read the rest of this entry »

4 Ways to be a Better Split Placement Partner

by Sarah Freiburger

interview tipsAs more independent recruiters are realizing the value of balancing their desk with completing split placements with other recruiters, please keep top of mind these tips and ideas for how to be more effective split placement partners. These ideas are valuable whether you make splits within a formal network or on your own, and come from our network of 500+ firms that make splits routinely. Read the rest of this entry »

Benefits of NPAworldwide’s Recruitment Partnerships • Geographic and Niche Based

by Veronica Blatt

Today’s guest blogger is Henry Goldbeck, of Goldbeck Recruiting. Goldbeck Recruiting is a recruitment and executive search firm located in Vancouver, BC. As true employment consultants, they bridge industry expertise and headhunting excellence with human resource support throughout the hiring process to improve the success of a new recruit.

Since 1997, they have filled challenging positions in industries and expertise areas like sales, engineering, biotech, accounting & finance, manufacturing & operations and the non profit sector.

Cross-regional recruitment partnerships, and indeed cross-sector and cross-specialty partnerships, represent a huge benefit that the NPAworldwide network provides to member firms, clients and candidates. While it’s true that sharing the workload also means sharing the fee, it’s also the case that such alliances can lead to otherwise unachievable recruiting victories, to the satisfaction of the client and the long-term benefit of your bottom line. Read the rest of this entry »

Elements of a Good Recruiter Split Fee Agreement

by Veronica Blatt

Whether you’re new to splits or have many years of experience, a good recruiter split fee agreement can help you avoid disputes with your trading partner. What are some of the elements to incorporate in your agreement?

First, make sure you HAVE a signed, written agreement. Read the rest of this entry »

Difference With a Personal Recruitment Network

by Sarah Freiburger

Recruiting networks can be formal or informal. There are many different business models that are successful. Some recruiters are drawn to a transactional model, where the focus is on the placement, not necessarily on a long-term partnership. Other networks, like NPAworldwide, are relationship-based. While our members are certainly focused on making placements, they are vested in their network as member-owners of our cooperative structure. They spend time cultivating relationships. Read the rest of this entry »

Adding Split Placements in 2021

by Veronica Blatt

Adding split placements to your business mix is always worth considering. As the economy and recruitment both continue to recover, next year may be an even better-than-normal time to consider splits. There is pent-up demand for hiring and employers will be eager to get their open roles filled quickly. Splits can give you access to a wider candidate pool, increasing the odds of getting the right candidate in front of your client—before your competition does.

Here are a few ways that adding split placements can benefit your recruitment firm: Read the rest of this entry »

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