The ROI of Making Just ONE Split Placement in TE

You have many tools, services, and resources that you use as a recruiter and/or agency owner in your quest to make more placements. Membership in Top Echelon Network is just one of them.

But perhaps you’ve been wondering about what kind of return on investment (ROI) you’re receiving on your Network membership. That’s a valid question. (Although I hope you’re asking that question about every tool, service, and resource that you use.)

Let’s cut right to the chase: you do NOT have to make a ton of split placements every year to earn a huge ROI in our Network. In fact, you only have to make one split placement to receive that huge ROI.

How huge is huge? I’m so glad you asked . . .

How the TE ROI is so high

Let’s start with cost. The monthly membership dues for Top Echelon’s recruiting network is $135 per month. Over the course of an entire year, a recruiting agency would pay $1,620 in Network membership dues.

Let’s say that a member agency makes one placement in the Network during that year. We’ll start with the fact that the average TE placement fee is $20,000. So let’s say this one placement brings with it an average TE placement fee.

Okay, so then Top Echelon takes 6% of that total as its brokerage fee. In this case, the brokerage fee is $1,200. That means each recruiter associated with the placement will now split $18,800. Some quick math tells us that’s 9,400 per recruiter (or per agency).

Theoretically, the member agency with which we started paid $1,620 in membership dues over the course of a single year. That was the agency’s monetary investment. The return that the agency received on its investment is $7,780.

Pay $1,620, receive $7,780. After the agency repaid its initial investment of $1,620, it still has $6,160 remaining. And if that sounds like an acceptable ROI, that’s because it is!

Our reasoning is obvious. When you make a split placement in Top Echelon Network within a single year, you are more than doubling your money. In fact, the above scenario represents a nearly 500% ROI for each agency involved in the split placement.

Maximize your 2024 return

So that’s the ROI of making just one split in Top Echelon Network in 2024: nearly 500%. Of course, some member agencies make far more than one split per year.

However, as you can see, the Network does not have to constitute a major part of your business or recruiting desk for you to receive a huge return on your Top Echelon investment. The Network is meant to supplement your business and your desk, to help maximize it, so to speak.

One split placement is all it takes. If you have yet to make your first split in Top Echelon Network, then we want to help you do so in 2024. We want you to receive your 500% ROI.

That’s why I encourage you to contact our Director of Network Operations, Drea Codispoti, CPC/CERS. You can do so by calling 330.595.1742 or by sending an email to

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