NAICS Code Description

56131 - Employment Placement Agencies and Executive Search Services

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This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in one of the following: 1) listing employment vacancies and referring or placing applicants for employment; or 2) providing executive search, recruitment, and placement services.

Illustrative Examples:

Employment agencies
Executive placement agencies or services
Executive search services


Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in--

  • Supplying their own employees for limited periods of time to supplement the working force of a client's business--are classified in Industry 56132, Temporary Help Services;
  • Providing human resources and human resource management services to client businesses and households--are classified in Industry 56133, Professional Employer Organizations;
  • Providing advice and assistance on human resource and personnel policies, practices, and procedures; and employee benefits and compensation systems--are classified in Industry 54161, Management Consulting Services; and
  • Representing models, entertainers, athletes, and other public figures as their agent or manager--are classified in Industry 71141, Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures.

NAICS Codes that fall under 56131 - Employment Placement Agencies and Executive Search Services

Top Businesses by Annual Sales for 56131 – Click for Complete Profiles:

Allegis Group IncHanoverMD
Trinet Group IncDublinCA
Asgn IncorporatedCalabasasCA
Barrett Business Services IncVancouverWA
Cross Country Healthcare IncBoca RatonFL
Heidrick & Struggles Intl IncChicagoIL
Allegis Global Solutions IncHanoverMD
Coworx Staffing Services LLCMorristownNJ
Advantage Resourcing Amer IncCincinnatiOH
Resources Connection LLCIrvineCA