The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) is the professional body representing the interests of recruitment organisations engaged in the acquisition of business professionals, on behalf of their clients, either on a permanent or flexible basis.

The Federation of African Professional Staffing Organisations (APSO) is committed to the upliftment and professionalisation of the labour recruitment industry in South Africa. With more than thirty years experience, APSO is well placed to provide guidance to member agencies, client companies and work seekers who want to ensure that their dealings within the labour recruitment sector are legally compliant and operate according to globally aligned best practice standards.

The Institute of Recruiters (IOR) is a British Institute representing the highest standard mark in British recruitment. As the professional body for HR, Agency & In-House recruiters, it is the voice of professionals working in the recruitment and retention process that fall into the areas of agency recruitment, corporate (in-house) recruitment and HR. IOR Membership levels are select, based on assessed and qualified international standards.