AIRS Launches SearchLab 11.0: Adds enhancements to world's most recognized Internet recruiter certification class

January 19, 2011—Lebanon, NH— Striving to continuously refine recruiting techniques that harness the power of the Web, AIRS, the market leader in recruitment training today announced the launch of SearchLab 11.0. As the world’s most recognized Internet recruiter certification class, the upgraded course features tools and techniques in line with today’s toughest recruiting challenges and is now offered virtually and on-site across the US.

Offering cutting edge insight and time tested tools recruiters can apply instantly; SearchLab 11.0 is considered the gold-standard among companies seeking best practices in e-recruiting. Upon completion, the course also offers the opportunity to earn the industry recognized Certified Internet Recruiter (CIR) certification.

“With a growing number of global companies requiring their recruiters to hold a current CIR certification, this class has proven its ability to provide recruitment teams with the knowledge and power to make a critical impact,” said Laura Stoker, senior director of AIRS training. “AIRS SearchLab 11.0 will introduce attendees at any level to the most creative and cutting edge passive candidate sourcing practices on the market and provide recruiters with the ability to differentiate themselves from the competition.”

SearchLab 2011 provides recruiters with the tactical building blocks needed to develop strategic sourcing plans for all open requisitions regardless of their nature. Equipping attendees with a solid knowledge foundation of AIRS techniques including Boolean Operators, modifiers and field search commands, SearchLab 2011 also offers new and enhanced features including:

• How to successfully analyze requisitions and identify the crucial and sometimes subtle keywords that can enhance search results

• How to evaluate the key elements of a PowerSearch string and how to build your own targeted candidate searches

• Smart strategies to master the use of XRay and FlipSearch, the true power tools of search, to source the web

• New ways to utilize websites and directories that bring competitors and organizations to your fingertips for direct search

• New methods to leveraging social media using AIRS techniques

To help better prepare attendees for what to expect on the CIR exam, Search Challenges have also been added throughout the course allowing recruiters to instantly apply and practice their new knowledge.

Since 1997, AIRS has provided training solutions to recruitment professionals across the globe. Upcoming SearchLab11.0 classes will be held Thursday, January 20 and Tuesday, February 1.

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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. Please visit

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