EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR / AIRS
LAURA Stoker is a research expert with over 16 years of experience, and serves as AIRS Executive Director of Global Training.
She leads AIRS sourcing research and course development. With an extensive and diversified global recruiting background, Laura is a frequent presenter at national and international industry conferences. She has made appearances at Onrec, AESC, ERE the Recruiting Conference, the UK Recruiter Conference and the Asia Pacific Recruitment Summit. Since joining AIRS in 2000, Laura has trained numerous recruiters and corporate clients from many different industries around the world.
Laura began her recruiting career as a researcher for executive search firms working on international and domestic projects. Previously, she also worked as a Recruiter for J.D. Edwards in Denver, Colorado and as a Technical Recruiter for EMDS in Brussels, Belgium. Laura received her Bachelor’s degree from Colorado State University-Pueblo and also studied extensively in Tübingen, Germany.
“Laura is a thought leader and expert in the area of research/sourcing on the web. She has been instrumental in changing organizations’ mindset on the use of the web for recruiting from its infancy. There is nobody more qualified to continue to find new approaches and innovations in this space.”