recruiting-smallWelcome to the Missouri & Kansas Search and Staffing Association website (MKSSA), the trade association for the search and staffing industry within Missouri and Kansas. We are a non-profit organization set up to provide a resource for business and individuals alike who seek a search and/or staffing provider. MKSSA is affiliated with the American Staffing (ASA) and the National Association of Personnel Services (NAPS).

As the industry resource for information, education, training, and legal representation, MKSSA communicates industry matters to association members, legislative leaders, regulators, the news media, and the general public. MKSSA strives to provide a variety of networking opportunities throughout the year, all of which are open for members and industry partners to attend!

Joining our association will provide you with a powerful partner for your business success. Membership with our association offers discounts on goods and services to reduce your cost of doing business. As a member, you’ll also be able to interact with other search and staffing company professionals to keep abreast of important business issues and trends. Our high-powered educational programs will provide recruiters and staffing professionals with valuable tools to enhance their performance and results.


Why should a Search or Staffing Firm want to be a member of the Missouri & Kansas Search and Staffing Association (MKSSA)?
What type of value and benefit can MKSSA add to my company?
Is the $200 annual investment in Membership really worth it?

All of these are excellent questions and certainly ones that you should be asking yourself before considering a MKSSA membership. I have listed just a few of the answers to your questions which I hope will be helpful in making your decision.

  • MKSSA provides exceptional educational programs throughout the year.
  • MKSSA provides professional recruiter training and certification.
  • MKSSA provides opportunities to network and problem solve with other firms experiencing similar challenges.
  • MKSSA members receive client inquiries through our association website.
  • MKSSA members continually refer business to one other – one split could pay for your membership fee for the next 25+ years!
  • MKSSA is always looking out for your best interests, providing legislative advocacy in Missouri and Kansas for its members and the search and staffing industry.
  • MKSSA provides an inspiring and educational Annual Owners & Managers Conference.
  • MKSSA provides Vendor Discounts to its members – many members realize savings well above the cost of our annual membership.
  • MKSSA represents the most successful, progressive and growth-oriented search and staffing firms within our respective states.

Having personally been involved with MKSSA for four years, I can assure you that your $200 annual membership fee will pay major dividends for you and your company. Don’t be left behind… join MKSSA today!

Wishing you the best of success,

John Thomas
President – Board of Directors
Missouri & Kansas Search and Staffing Association
Tel: 405-840-5000 ext. 4016
Email: john.thomas@expresspros.com