Press Releases

NPAworldwide Honors Nerissa Reyes of Avanti People Partnership with Prestigious Chairman’s Award

May 23rd, 2024 by Veronica Blatt

Nerissa Reyes, 2024 NPAworldwide Chairman's Award RecipientFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Veronica Blatt, Director of Corporate Communications
vblatt@npaworldwide.com
+1 616 871-3323

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN, USA – May 23, 2024 – Nerissa Reyes of Avanti People Partnership in metro Manila (Philippines), is the recipient of the 2024 NPAworldwide Chairman’s Award. The Chairman’s Award, established in 1996, recognizes a current or former NPAworldwide owner, manager, recruiter, or staff member, whose contributions and service to the network represent substantial and lasting benefit. Nominations are sought from the NPAworldwide membership, and the board of directors selects the recipient. Read the rest of this entry »


Russ Hovendick is NPAworldwide Community Service Award Recipient

May 10th, 2024 by Veronica Blatt

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Veronica Blatt, Director of Corporate Communications
vblatt@npaworldwide.com
+1 616 871-3323

Ross Hovendick holding the NPAworldwide Community Service Award plaque.GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN, USA – May 10, 2024 – NPAworldwide is proud to announce that Russ Hovendick of Client Staffing Solutions, Inc. (www.clientstaffingsolutions.com) has received the NPAworldwide Community Service Award. This award is presented in recognition of outstanding community service by an individual member of NPAworldwide. In addition to this honor, NPAworldwide has made a contribution of US$1,000 to Empire Baptist Ministries (www.empirebaptistministries.org), which provides a variety of chaplaincy and ministry services across South Dakota. Read the rest of this entry »


2024 NPAworldwide Board of Directors Elected

March 29th, 2024 by Veronica Blatt

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Veronica Blatt, Director of Corporate Communications
vblatt@npaworldwide.com
+1 616 871-3323

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN, USA – March 29, 2024 – The membership of NPAworldwide has elected a new slate of representatives to its board of directors. The election was held during the organization’s virtual annual meeting. Other highlights included an update on market conditions and challenges.

“As president of NPAworldwide, I am delighted to welcome our newly-elected Board of Directors members,” said Kerry Crockett. “Each individual brings a unique blend of expertise and passion to our organization, embodying the spirit of collaboration and innovation that defines our community. I have no doubt that their insights and leadership will drive us forward as we continue to empower recruiters worldwide. Together, we are poised to embrace the opportunities and challenges ahead, further solidifying NPAworldwide’s position as a leader in the global recruitment industry.” Read the rest of this entry »


Recruitment Leader NPAworldwide Announces Kerry Crockett as President and COO

March 5th, 2024 by Veronica Blatt

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Veronica Blatt
Director of Corporate Communications
vblatt@npaworldwide.com
+1 616 871-3323

Headshot of NPAworldwide President Kerry CrockettGRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN, USA – March 5, 2024 – NPAworldwide, a member-owned recruitment network with headquarters in Grand Rapids, Michigan (USA), has announced the appointment of Kerry Crockett, MBA, CPC, CAE, CMP Fellow, DES, as its new President and Chief Operating Officer. Crockett succeeds Past President Dave Nerz, who will retire June 30, 2024 after an 18-year tenure. Read the rest of this entry »


Future of Hiring: Exclusive Data from NPAworldwide’s Business Barometer Survey

March 1st, 2024 by Veronica Blatt

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Veronica Blatt
Director of Corporate Communications
vblatt@npaworldwide.com
+1 616 871-3323

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN, USA – March 1, 2024 – NPAworldwide, the leading global recruitment network, has released the results of its twice annual Business Barometer Survey, providing valuable insights into the current state of the independent recruitment industry. Completed in February 2024 by over 560 independent NPAworldwide recruitment firm owners, the survey highlights key trends and challenges faced by the industry.

According to the survey, the global demand for talent has been on a downward trend since early 2022, with a slow rebound in some markets in 2023. This has resulted in a significant increase in the difficulty of finding talent for senior positions. 55.8% of respondents reported business results that were similar or better when compared to the previous 180-day period. Read the rest of this entry »


NPAworldwide Strengthens Presence with 22 New Member Recruitment Firms

October 11th, 2023 by Veronica Blatt

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Veronica Blatt
Director of Corporate Communications
vblatt@npaworldwide.com
+1 616 871-3323

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN, USA – October 11, 2023 – NPAworldwide, the premier global recruitment network, is proud to announce the enrollment of 22 new member locations between July and September 2023. These firms are based in a variety of countries including Australia, Canada, Indonesia, Malaysia, Turkiye and the United States, and recruit in many different industries such as technology, accounting, manufacturing, healthcare, engineering and life sciences. Read the rest of this entry »


NPAworldwide Hall of Fame Welcomes Patrick Long and Ed Wallach

September 28th, 2023 by Veronica Blatt

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Veronica Blatt, Director of Corporate Communications
vblatt@npaworldwide.com
+1 616 871-3323

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN, USA – September 28, 2023 – Patrick Long of Provision People (www.provisionpeople.com) and Ed Wallach of Ed Wallach Search Group (www.wallachsearch.com) have been inducted into the prestigious NPAworldwide Hall of Fame. Both recruiters have reached the Double Platinum level in the NPAworldwide Recruiter Achievement Status program, a rare and coveted achievement. Read the rest of this entry »


NPAworldwide’s Business Barometer Survey Reveals Optimism Despite Global Talent Slowdowns

August 31st, 2023 by Veronica Blatt

NPAworldwide, the leading global recruitment network, has released the findings of its latest Business Barometer Survey. The survey, conducted in August 2023, gathers insights from independent recruitment firm owners within the NPAworldwide network. These members specialize in executive, professional, and contract positions on a global scale.

In recent months, there has been a slowdown in the global demand for talent. While fewer job openings are available, recruiters with expertise and connections still have ample opportunities to thrive. According to NPAworldwide president Dave Nerz, 59% of respondents reported similar or improved business outcomes compared to the previous 180-day period. Read the rest of this entry »


27 New Member Recruitment Firms Join NPAworldwide 

July 28th, 2023 by Veronica Blatt

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Veronica Blatt
Director of Corporate Communications
vblatt@npaworldwide.com
+1 616 871-3323

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN, USA – July 28, 2023 – NPAworldwide, the premier recruitment network for quality talent, is pleased to announce the enrollment of 27 new member firms from 9 different countries around the globe. This addition of diverse firms from all over the world will leverage and strengthen NPAworldwide’s reputation as a trusted network of independent recruiters with expert industry knowledge. NPAworldwide president Dave Nerz states, “When recruitment firms join NPAworldwide, they firms are invested as owners and will be able to expand their scope of work on behalf of clients and candidates alike.” Read the rest of this entry »


NPAworldwide Recruitment Network Enrolls 33 New Locations

June 21st, 2023 by Veronica Blatt

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Veronica Blatt
Director of Corporate Communications
vblatt@npaworldwide.com
+1 616 871-3323

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN, USA – June 21, 2023 – NPAworldwide, the premier global recruitment network, announced the enrollment of 33 new member locations between February and April 2023 in the USA, India, Singapore, Indonesia, Australia, Japan, Canada and the United Kingdom. This growth strengthens their reputation as a resource for quality talent while providing even more value to current members through increased capacity to clients. The new recruiting firms come from a variety of industries such as technology, accounting, manufacturing, healthcare, chemicals and life sciences. President of NPAworldwide Dave Nerz said in a statement: “Congratulations to each of these member recruitment firms. By joining our network they are investing as owners.” Joining NPAworldwide will now allow members to expand their scope of work on behalf of clients and candidates alike. Read the rest of this entry »


Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility