Press Releases

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

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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 »


Bill Benson is NPAworldwide Chairman’s Award Recipient

May 23rd, 2023 by Veronica Blatt

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

image of Bill Benson receiving the NPAworldwide Chairman's Award

Bill Benson (right) receives the 2023 NPAworldwide Chairman’s Award from Jim Lyons, LHI Executive Search.

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN, USA – May 23, 2023 – Bill Benson of WilliamCharles Executive Search in Grand Rapids, Michigan (USA), is the recipient of the 2023 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 »


NPAworldwide Business Barometer Survey Shows Steady Growth in the Recruitment Industry

March 17th, 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 – March 17, 2023 – According to the latest Business Barometer Survey from NPAworldwide, the global recruitment network, demand for talent remained strong through the end of 2022. The survey, which is completed by independent recruitment firm owners around the world, found that 70% of respondents had results that were better than or the same as in the previous 18 months. This indicates that businesses are still seeing positive growth even amidst global political and economic uncertainty. Dave Nerz, president of NPAworldwide, commented on the findings, saying “the data reflects a market where businesses are still willing to invest in their human capital.” Read the rest of this entry »


Andrew Sullivan is NPAworldwide Community Service Award Recipient

March 16th, 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 – March 16, 2023 – NPAworldwide is proud to announce that Andrew Sullivan of Sullivan Consulting (sullivanconsulting.com.au) 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 the Vinnies CEO Sleepout (www.ceosleepout.org.au), which is a fundraiser to benefit the St. Vincent De Paul Society in Australia.

James Lyons, chairman of the NPAworldwide Board of Directors, said “It was a pleasure to recognize Andrew’s many charitable endeavors in Southern Australia. Well done!”

Andrew Sullivan has been a long-time supporter of the St. Vincent De Paul Society and their efforts to end homelessness in Australia. His company, Sullivan Consulting, has raised more than AUD $60,000 to support the society over the past five years through initiatives like Fred’s Van, a mobile relief service from St. Vincent de Paul that assists homeless clientele in Adelaide. The Vinnies CEO Sleepout is just one more way that Andrew and his team are making a difference for those who need it most. We congratulate Andrew on this well-deserved honor and thank him for his dedication to serving others.

“I am truly humbled and honoured to receive this award, commented Mr. Sullivan. “Community service is a key part of my and Sullivan Consulting’s ethos. Our focus on contributing, partnering and fundraising for community organisations has been a critical element of our business for the past six years. I would like to congratulate the other finalists and thank NPAworldwide for this incredible recognition.”

The Community Service Award was established in late 2019 to recognize members who are contributing to their local communities, volunteering, doing charitable activities, or impacting people in ways beyond their work in the network. Nominations are sought from the NPAworldwide membership based on the following criteria: Contribution to the audience or community; Impact on people / results for the community; Legacy or enduring difference made; Time invested / significance of sacrifice. The Community Service Award recipient is chosen by a selection committee, with the award presented during an NPAworldwide conference.

About NPAworldwide. NPAworldwide is a recruitment network facilitating placements between its members. The network has more than 500 member offices across 6 continents. For more information, please visit www.npaworldwide.com or www.npaworldwideworks.com.

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2023 NPAworldwide Board of Directors Elected

March 10th, 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 – March 10, 2023 – 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 the network’s growth and success.

“NPAworldwide is governed by an all-volunteer group of elected representatives,” said president Dave Nerz. He added, “We value their commitment to our member-owned network. The outstanding direction and support provided by these volunteers is a contributing factor to NPAworldwide’s continued success.” Read the rest of this entry »


31 New Member Recruitment Firms Join NPAworldwide

February 17th, 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 – February 17, 2023 – The international executive search and recruiting firm network just got bigger! 31 new member recruitment firms have joined NPAworldwide – representing an impressive variety of specialties from 6 different countries around the globe. This growth will help strengthen NPAworldwide’s reputation as the premier global resource for quality talent while providing even more value to current members through increased capacity to clients. “Congratulations to each of these member recruitment firms,” said Dave Nerz president of NPAworldwide. “By joining our network, these firms are invested as owners.” Joining NPAworldwide allows members to expand their scope of work on behalf of clients and candidates alike. Read the rest of this entry »


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