MARS Certification

MARS Certifications

As an organization that trains the next generation of recruiting and sourcing professionals, MARS stands behind the students who have taken our courses with our certification program.

There are three types of MARS Certification: MARS-Elite, MARS-ProS and MARS-TechPro. The certification type indicates the type of courses and tests passed to achieve the certification.

MARS-Elite
MARS-Elite is the top training certification one can achieve under our program.

To qualify for this certification, a candidate must meet all of the requirements below:

  • Attend and successfully pass netPolarity’s 4-week Sourcer/Recruiter Training Program OR a customized Corporate Sourcer/Recruiter Training Program
  • Pass the final test
  • Complete one-year recruiting or sourcing residency at netPolarity.

What can you expect from a MARS-Elite-certified staffing professional?

  • MARS-Elite professionals have the ability to source, find and reach ANY candidate no matter how unique or difficult the search may be.
  • MARS-Elite professionals understand every major technical discipline & job function in the corporate world, and can comprehend emerging new technologies.
  • MARS-Elite professionals have a complete understanding of the recruiting process, have the ability to cold call, have negotiating abilities, know how to close candidates, and have a comprehensive knowledge of legal, HR and compliance issues that may arise during the hiring process.
  • MARS-Elite individuals are historically rated as top performers in their field and in the industry.

MARS-TechPro
MARS-TechPro is our certification for technical staffing professionals.

What can you expect from a MARS-TechPro-certified staffing professional?

  • MARS-Pro professionals have the ability to source, find and rch ANY candidate no matter how unique or difficult the search may be.
  • The MARS-TechPro certified professional understands major technical disciplines and job functions in the corporate world with a focus on specific technologies.

There are two ways one can attain the MARS-TechPro certification:

Option 1:

  • Attend our 1-day Advanced Sourcing Class
  • Attend two (2) Technical Booster sessions
  • Pass the MARS Technical Sourcing test.

Option 2:

  • Attend the Boolean Basics to Advanced String Creation webinar
  • Attend the People/Email Sourcing webinar
  • Attend the Social Media Sourcing webinar
  • Attend the Xtreme Passive Sourcing webinar *or* Diversity International Sourcing webinar
  • Attend two (2) Technical Booster sessions
  • Pass the MARS Technical Sourcing test.

MARS-Pro
MARS-Pro is our certification for non-technical staffing professionals.

What can you expect from a MARS-Pro-certified staffing professional?

  • MARS-Pro staffing professionals have the ability to source, find and rch ANY candidate no matter how unique or difficult the search may be.
  • The MARS-Pro-certified professional understands Sales, Marketing, Professional Services, Financial Services, Supply Chain, Human Resources, Accounting, Project Management and their corresponding job functions in the corporate world, including a focus in specific verticals from the Pro-S Booster sessions.
  • Potential employers can expect MARS-Pro graduates to be rated as top performers in their field and industry.