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As a member of NAPS, the National Association of Personnel Services, you join over 800 organizations that collectively promote, represent and advocate the staffing, searching and recruiting industry. NAPS is the most visible and influential association representing our industry in the nation. You will have access to the best certification and credentialing program, professional development forum and peer-to-peer webinars and education opportunities; all of which will help you and your staff become more effective and successful.

Who Can Join?
NAPS offers several opportunities to join:
    Individual recruiters for temporary or permanent placement
  • Sole proprietors for permanent or temporary placement
  • Firms for temporary or permanent placement
  • Allied members that supply Permanent or Temporary placement with services
  • Corporate Organizations that have up to 40 offices/members
Membership types and fees vary, however benefits exclusive to NAPS members include all of the offerings below and more!


Professional & Business Development

NAPS provides ongoing learning opportunities for continued education, enabling its members to maximize their potential, both personally and professionally, through learning teleseminars and earning sought-after credentials.

No matter where you are located, our virtual folio allows members access to its robust library of teleseminars. In these seminars, expert speakers are communicating directly to you about meaningful, relevant topics that will aid you in overcoming challenges as well as stay on top of innovations in industry standards and practices.

NAPS has long been lauded for its credentialing services, awarding more than 20,000 professional credentials to recruiting and staffing professionals in five different areas. The NAPS certification program ensures the provision of quality services by staffing industry professionals to the general public and to the clients utilizing their services. 

Specific professional development programs include:

Educational Programs

NAPS will help you and your staff become more effective through our highly rated Annual Conference. Additionally, we offer comprehensive, yearlong educational opportunities such as webinars and educational material from our suppliers. Also exclusive to NAPS members is the Owners/Manager Retreat held during our annual conference.

Specific educational programs include:


Through monthly newsletters and industry directories, NAPS focuses on critical issues facing you as well as provides a forum for the exchange of ideas.

You will also have access to all of NAPS publications through the NAPS bookstore.

Specific publications include:

Peer-to-Peer Networking

NAPS believes in the strength of a community and supports individuals building their businesses through relationships. Through annual conferences and networking opportunities throughout the year – both digitally and in person, NAPS affords its members the opportunity to meet and network with peers in the staffing business that they might otherwise not have ever met.

Specific networking opportunities include:


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