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Who can join?

Any recruiter working for a third party firm! To maintain your membership, you must conduct your business in a professional and ethical manner and pay the annual dues as determined by the board of directors.

General Membership is open to any business entity or individual whose primary business is to provide staffing services to third party companies and organizations on a fee basis, and is subject to approval by the Board of Directors.

Membership Pricing is as follows:

  • $100 for first person from the firm (typically owner/manager)
  • $25 for each additional person from the same firm (recruiters/researchers)
  • $300 maximum amount for unlimited number of people from the same firm

The membership rate is capped at $300.00 no matter how many people you wish to join ORA. If after renewing/joining the first person at the $100.00 rate and eight additional recruiters/researchers at the $25.00 rate to bring your total to $300.00, you wish to renew/join additional recruiters/researchers, then please email Executive Director Renae Davies at and provide her with the additional names so she can manually enter them under your firm at no additional cost to you.

Associate Business Partnership is open to companies who provides a service or product to the staffing industry. Associate business partners do not have voting privileges, but are eligible to receive the discounted member registration and sponsorship rates for ORA Conferences.

Benefits of Membership

  • Monthly chapter programs on recruiting topics for search professionals
  • Statewide conferences featuring nationally-recognized speakers
  • Networking with other search professionals
  • Searchable member profile listing on our website
  • Continuing education credits for CPC and CTS designations
  • Use of ORA logo for marketing to distinguish yourself as a search professional
  • Special member pricing for ORA events
  • Access to special offerings through our Associate Business Partners
  • Ten percent discount on NAPS conference registration fees

Benefits of Associate Business Partnership

  • Your company’s logo with a link on our website and in each of our monthly e-newsletters

  • Your company’s profile listed in our online membership directory

  • Your company’s listing and link on a separate Associate Business Partners page

  • Welcome/feature article on your company in one issue of our monthly e-newsletter

  • Opportunity to write an article for each issue of our monthly e-newsletter

  • Opportunity to write articles/posts in our blog as well as our LinkedIn group

  • Opportunity to conduct an online demo for ORA members

  • Networking opportunities with members at Chapter Meetings in Cincinnati, Cleveland and Columbus

  • Discounted sponsorship rates to our Spring Conference and Fall Conference

  • Additional sponsorship opportunities at our Chapter Meetings and the opportunity to address attendees during the meeting

  • Access to ORA membership list


Our Associate Business Partners