NPAworldwide Announces 2016 Chairman’s Award Recipient

by Veronica Blatt


Contact: Veronica Scrimshaw
+1 616 871-3323

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN, USA – April 25, 2016 – Kimberley Chesney, CPC, of London, Ontario, Canada, is the recipient of the 2016 Chairman’s Award, presented by NPAworldwide. 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 by secret ballot.

Ms. Chesney is the owner of Prime Management Group, Inc. ( with offices in Kitchener and London, Ontario, Canada. She served on the NPAworldwide board of directors two separate times as regional director for Canada, before moving on to serve as secretary/treasurer, chairman-elect, chairman, and immediate past chair. Prime Management Group, Inc. has been a member of NPAworldwide since 1993. Ms. Chesney has been an active volunteer and global ambassador for the

“Kimberley Chesney is an optimistic and forward thinking leader. The network has grown and prospered globally due to Kimberley’s guidance and encouragement,” commented NPAworldwide president Dave Nerz. “She is a team-oriented leader and always led the board and the network through example. The Chairman’s Award is a deserved tribute to the many years of service and leadership Kimberley has provided to NPAworldwide.”

“Receiving the Chairman’s Award is a great honour,” remarked Kimberley Chesney. “It has been an absolute privilege to serve and lead the board for such a successful organization. Thank you to NPAworldwide for allowing me this opportunity to forge strong relationships with members all over the world.”

The Chairman’s Award was presented during a special luncheon as part of the NPAworldwide Global Conference.

About NPAworldwide. NPAworldwide is a recruitment network facilitating placements between its members. The network has nearly 500 locations with 1,300 recruiters across 6 continents. For more information, please visit


Global Recruitment Conference Coming to New Orleans

by Veronica Blatt


Contact: Dave Nerz, President
+1 616.455.6776 x19

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN, USA – January 31, 2014 – NPA, The Worldwide Recruiting Network will hold its 2014 Global Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana from March 6-8. NPA members from North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia will be in attendance. The conference will begin with an annual meeting, where the member-owners of NPA will elect officers and directors and conduct other official business of the network.

NPA’s Global Conference features a variety of educational workshops and seminars. There will be sessions devoted to recruitment practice areas such as accounting/financial services, IT/hardware/software/electronics, manufacturing/mining/construction/supply chain, chemical process, and a cross-industry group including functional specialties such as sales, marketing, business development, human resources, administration, consulting, executive management, and other functions which are NOT exclusive to a particular industry. These sessions are aimed at helping members work together to place candidates into clients’ open positions.

The Global Conference will also include multiple training sessions from recruitment industry leaders Neil Lebovits (The Dynamic Sale), Mike Ramer (Ramer Search Consultants) and Maureen Sharib (TechTrak) and workshops from conference sponsors.

NPA is pleased to have sponsored support for its Global Conference from the following recruitment industry service providers:

Attendance at the Global Conference is limited to members of NPA, The Worldwide Recruiting Network.

About NPA, The Worldwide Recruiting Network. NPA,, is a global recruiting network facilitating placements between its members. NPA has 400 member offices with more than 1,200 individual consultants in 28 countries on 6 continents.