NAICS Code 561312

NAICS 561312

NAICS Code 561312 – Executive Search Services

Definition of NAICS Code 561312: This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing executive search, recruitment, and placement services for clients with specific executive and senior management position requirements. The range of services provided by these establishments may include developing a search strategy and position specification based on the culture and needs of the client; researching, identifying, screening, and interviewing candidates; verifying candidate qualifications; and assisting in final offer negotiations and assimilation of the selected candidate. The individuals identified, recruited, or placed are not employees of the executive search services establishments.

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS 561312

What are some examples of this code? The bulleted items below are illustrative examples of this classification.

  • Senior executive search services
  • Executive placement services
  • Executive search services

Cross Reference Guide for Code 561312

What codes are similar to this classification that might be a more applicable code? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes for other similar industries. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Listing employment vacancies and in referring or placing applicants for employment–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 561311, Employment Placement Agencies;
  • Supplying their own employees for limited periods of time to supplement the working force of a client’s business–are classified in Industry NAICS 561320, Temporary Help Services;
  • Providing human resources and human resource management services to clients–are classified in Industry NAICS 561330, 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 U.S. Industry NAICS 541612, Human Resources Consulting Services; and
  • Representing models, entertainers, athletes, and other public figures as their agent or manager–are classified in Industry NAICS 711410, Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 561312

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with this classification. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Executive placement services
  • Executive search services
  • Senior executive search services
Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 561312

Looking for an insurance classification other than the North American Industry Classification System? If a company falls within the industry defined on this page, then the class codes mentioned below may be applicable. Please note that the bulleted cross-reference guide below is not authoritative. Users should have an insurance professional review to ensure proper insurance classification.

  • NCCI WC (Varies by state): 8742NAICS 561312
  • CA WC: 8742
  • DE WC: 951
  • PA WC: 951
  • MI WC: 8742
  • NJ WC: 8742
  • NY WC: 8742
  • WY WC: 561312
  • GL: 47367
  • SIC: 7363

Resources: Praxiom, AceGroupTDICalifornia Division of Workers Compensation, Delaware Workers Compensation Manual, Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Manual, Michigan Workers’ Compensation Placement Facility: Classification Definitions, New Jersey Workers Compensation and Employers Liability Insurance Manual, New York Workers Compensation and Employers Liability, North American Industry Classification System, Florida Underwriting Guide: Commercial General Liability Classifications,  Standard Industrial Classifications.

The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 561312 is based on our research using the resources cited above.

Correlating Code Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry, and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code (Where you are now). If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 56: Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
  • Subsector 561: Administrative and Support Services
  • Industry Group 5613: Employment Services
  • Industry 56131: Employment Placement Agencies and Executive Search Services
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561311: Employment Placement Agencies
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561312: Executive Search Services
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NAICS Code 561312