Our Commitment to Excellence: NAPS Accredited Firm (NAF) Designation

At Continental Search, we are proud to announce our recognition as a National Association of Personnel Services (NAPS) Accredited Firm (NAF). This distinction places us among an elite group of search and staffing firms nationwide that adhere to the highest standards of professionalism, ethics, and commitment to the staffing industry.

What is the NAPS Accredited Firm (NAF) Designation?

The NAPS Accredited Firm designation, also known as the Robert P. Style Accredited Firm Program, is awarded to staffing firms that demonstrate unwavering commitment to several core principles:

  • Commitment to Certification: Ensuring our staff are certified professionals, reflecting our dedication to industry knowledge and expertise.
  • Commitment to Education: Actively engaging in ongoing education to stay at the forefront of industry trends and practices.
  • Commitment to the Profession: Participating in and contributing to professional associations and industry-specific activities.
  • Commitment to the Free Enterprise System: Supporting organizations that promote the free enterprise system, highlighting our advocacy for economic growth and development.
  • Commitment to Community Service: Demonstrating social responsibility through active participation in community service initiatives.

Why Does This Matter to You?

Choosing a NAPS Accredited Firm means partnering with a firm that is recognized for its integrity, reliability, and dedication to quality. Whether you are a client seeking top talent or a candidate considering a career move, our accreditation assures you of our commitment to providing the highest level of service and ethical standards in the industry.

Our Exclusive Company of Peers

Currently, only a select few firms hold this prestigious designation, including:

  • Continental Search & Outplacement Inc.
  • Deacon Recruiting Inc./Deacon Professional Services, LLC
  • Sales Recruiters, Inc.
  • The Pursell Group LLC dba The VET Recruiter

Our Pledge to You

Our NAF designation is more than just a badge—it’s a reflection of our daily commitment to excellence in all aspects of our operations. From rigorous adherence to ethical standards to ongoing professional development and community engagement, we pledge to maintain and build upon this standard, ensuring we provide the best possible service to our clients and candidates alike.

Join Us in Celebrating This Achievement

We invite you to join us in celebrating this significant milestone. Whether you are looking to expand your team or seeking new career opportunities, partner with us and experience the benefits of working with a nationally accredited firm committed to your success.

Those who possess the CPC credential must meet continuing education requirements. At present, CPCs are required to earn 17 continuing education hours, also referred to as contact hours, or 1.7 continuing education units, or CEUs, each year following certification. Of the 17 hours, or 1.7 CEUs, 4 contact hours must involve NAPS educational programs.

Certified Personnel Consultants within continuing education compliance con be found by searching the National Registry of Certified Staffing Industry Professionals, commonly knowns as the NRCSIP. The NRCSIP con be found on the web at