AIRS Engineering and IT Specific Sourcing Courses Brings Competitive Advantage to Recruiters

August 3, 2011—Lebanon, NH—AIRS, the market leader in internet recruitment training, today announced the launch of Effective Sourcing for Engineering and IT Experts, a new, four hour, online class focused on providing recruiters with better insight and understanding into the technical aspects of IT and engineering positions.

According to, IT hiring has increased 39% over the past year with 417,801+ IT job postings in 2011 alone. The Bureau of Labor and Statistics also reports the number of engineering positions is projected to increase by 11% between the years of 2008 and 2018.

Effective Sourcing for Engineering and IT Experts will provide recruiters with the edge they need in order to discover highly qualified candidates and create stronger sourcing strategies. Participants will learn specific strategies to locate competitor lists, obtain a systematic process for each search, and learn how to use blogs and real-time search. The course will also focus on the creativity needed to find passive candidates as well as advanced Boolean techniques.

“Technical Recruiters who understand technology have an edge over those who do not as they are able to form robust sourcing strategies for finding technical subject matter experts in less obvious places,” noted Laura Stoker, Executive Director of Global Training. “With a more intimate understanding of the specific IT and Engineering technologies, recruiters will be able to deliver maximum results.”

Since 1997, AIRS has provided training solutions offering over 150,000 professionals across the globe the ability to take their recruiting to the next level. Class attendees are also eligible to earn course credits towards their PHR®/SPHR®/GPHR® re-certifications. For more information and a complete class schedule, please visit

About AIRS
AIRS is the answer to how businesses proactively source, develop and transition global talent with award-winning sourcing technology and training solutions. Solving talent acquisition and transition problems worldwide, over 70 percent of the Fortune 500 trust AIRS to deliver results that drive the success of their businesses. AIRS is a company of The RightThing, a leading recruitment process outsourcing provider. Together, they offer a full range of talent solutions. For more information please visit

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