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NPAworldwide (NPA)

What is NPAworldwide?

NPAworldwide is a network of independent recruitment firms working cooperatively to fill your talent needs locally, regionally, and internationally. The network is owned by its members, so each firm is vested in our long-term sustainability and success. Founded in 1956 to compete against large franchised organizations, NPAworldwide has nearly 500 locations across six continents.

Why Do We Belong?

Membership in NPAworldwide increases our geographic reach, offers us a connection to specialists in unlimited niche markets, and provides us access to a trusted peer network.

Member of NPAworldwide, your connection to premier independent recruiting firms located across 6 continents.


Boutique service

Work with an owner, partner, or recruiter with a strategic interest in your success. Employers receive superior results and the ability to develop long-term partnerships.


Single point of contact

No matter where you have hiring needs, a single NPAworldwide member can manage the entire recruitment process. You don’t need to spend time vetting new recruitment partners for one-off assignments.



NPAworldwide membership is offered on a selective basis to recruitment firms with a proven track record of both experience and success. Trust, reliability, and integrity are hallmarks of our cooperative environment.


Backed by a network of peers

Whether you have a specialized local role to fill or need to find talent overseas, NPAworldwide members rely on their network connections to deliver results.


Local and global knowledge

NPAworldwide members provide access to affiliated firms with market knowledge, language and cultural sensitivity, legal expertise, and best-fit candidates for openings in the countries where you are hiring.

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