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    Privacy Shield Certification

    Posted 05/02/2017 by Josh Bryant, Marketing Communications Coordinator

    Sterling Talent Solutions, the world's largest background screening and HR solutions company, is pleased to announce its certification under the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield. The Privacy Shield certification – which replaces Safe Harbor – allows Sterling's U.S. business to receive data originating from the European Economic Area with greater speed and safety.

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    Get to Know Sterling Talent Solutions

    Posted 04/19/2017 by Debbie Lamb, Junior Marketing Communications Manager

    Sterling Talent Solutions is excited to share our new global brand video, "Get to Know Sterling Talent Solutions." The video showcases our focus to put our clients in the best possible position when hiring new employees. Sterling's services are just one of the many layers in the hiring process which provides our clients with the peace of mind they need to know that they are hiring the right employees for their company. The video was filmed with employees in our Manila, Mumbai, New York and Seattle offices.

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    The "Official" Start to Brexit in the UK

    Posted 04/06/2017 by Debbie Lamb, Junior Marketing Communications Manager

    UK Prime Minister, Theresa May officially signaled Britain's exit from the European Union (EU) on March 29, 2017, nine months after the UK citizens voted for Brexit. This action starts in motion a series of negotiations between the UK and the remaining 27 European Union (EU) Member States, represented by the European Commission. There is a two-year deadline for these negotiations, which will cover everything from trade to immigration to employment laws. If no agreements are made and no decisions are taken to extend negotiations, the UK's trade relationship with the EU will revert to the rules of the World Trade Organization, which could greatly affect Britain's current trading position. Regardless of the agreement process, the impact will be significantly felt by many UK employers, with global corporations in the United States watching what happens especially closely.

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    Six Characteristics of a Smart Global Background Screening Solution

    Posted 03/09/2017 by Debbie Lamb, Junior Marketing Communications Manager

    In this day and age, a world away means so much less than it did mere decades ago. Connected now, more than ever, job seekers are making the trek from one end of the globe to the other in search of rewarding employment. The world has tech systems available that aim to supply HR professionals with the means to do their jobs, but those systems have not been without some major headaches.

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    Sterling Talent Solutions Wins World HRD Congress Awards

    Posted 03/03/2017 by Debbie Lamb, Junior Marketing Communications Manager

    We are very excited to announce that Sterling Talent Solutions was recently awarded two awards at the World HRD Congress (WHRDC) in India. Our Mumbai office was presented with the "Fun at Work" Award. This award acknowledges large organizations for the quality and uniqueness of its employee engagement interventions driven by its highly passionate HR team. Manish Kotwani, Vice President of Human Resources, Mumbai, was the recipient of the Most Influential HR Leaders in India. This award was presented by a jury of peers who conduct extensive research on industry recognition and accomplishments of various HR leaders locally and globally. Congratulations to our Mumbai team!

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    Sterling Talent Solutions Wins Global Sales Team of the Year Stevie Award

    Posted 03/01/2017 by Debbie Lamb, Junior Marketing Communications Manager

    We are very proud to announce that Sterling Talent Solutions was recently awarded a Gold Stevie Award for Sales and Customer Service for Global Sales Team of the Year. The Stevie Sales and Customer Service Awards honors the world's best in customer service, contact center, business development and sales professionals. The global sales award categories recognize sales teams whose industry, client or other focus has a global scope. Winning a Stevie Award is a great way to benchmark an organization's achievements against others in the same industry. In 2015, the Sales and Customer Service Award attracted more than 2,100 nominations from more than 30 countries.

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    The Revised Form I-9: Your Additional Questions Answered

    Posted 01/30/2017 by Patty Hanley, Director, Product Management

    Sterling Talent Solutions recently hosted the "Revised Form I-9" webinar to walk attendees through the changes made to Form I-9 (v. 11/14/16 N). Our presenters included Dave Basham, Form I-9 and E-Verify Subject Matter Expert (SME) from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and Patricia Hanley, Director of Product Management at Sterling Talent Solutions.

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    Spotlighting Our Commitment in 2016

    Posted 01/12/2017 by Debbie Lamb, Junior Marketing Communications Manager

    Sterling Talent Solutions provides hiring peace of mind by delivering a simpler, smarter background screening experience for employers worldwide. Our comprehensive suite of background screening solutions delivers accurate, reliable results and tools to maintain compliance throughout the hiring cycle. With 19 offices in nine countries, our team of more than 3,900 employees proudly serves over 50,000 customers around the world, including 25% of the Fortune 100!

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    Sterling Talent Solutions Releases Ground-Breaking Study: “Employment Background Checks: Survey of American Citizens”

    Posted 06/22/2016 by Julia Mair, Chief Marketing Officer

    In the world of background screening we often hear a lot of mixed feelings. While some people believe they are worthwhile, others feel as though they are a waste of time – potentially causing roadblocks to securing a job or causing more harm than good. However, we wanted to take a different approach. Instead of trying to guess how consumers feel on the subject, we decided to conduct a survey to discover the reality when it comes to this controversial topic.

  • A New Day, A New Brand

    Posted 06/16/2016 by Clare Hart, CEO

    Today, we announced we will be renaming our company to Sterling Talent Solutions. This name change follows our merger with TalentWise in January 2016 to unite two powerful companies and create one seamless solution – empowering our clients to make smarter people decisions fueled by innovation and dynamic technology.

  • Will we see you at SHRM next week?

    Posted 06/16/2016 by Nick Fishman, Vice President of Communications

    With just a few days left until the Annual SHRM Conference, we’re putting the final preparations on all of our plans for next week. The world of employment background checks and onboarding can seem complex, but our team is here to provide you with hiring peace of mind. Our experts are up-to-date with the latest details to help deliver accurate, reliable results and tools to maintain compliance throughout the hiring cycle.

  • Kick Up Your Feet and Relax…SHRM is Almost Here.

    Posted 06/02/2016 by Nick Fishman, Vice President of Communications

    We’re 17 days away from the SHRM Annual Conference and we’ve got a lot of great news to share with you. Our goal has always been to help you hire with confidence by bringing you a simpler, smarter background screening and onboarding experience…but that doesn’t mean we can’t have a little fun in the process. Our team is putting the final touches on all of the events we have going on at Booth #3237 and we want to share the details with you.

  • Learn the Latest Strategies to Support Loss Prevention in our June Webinar

    Posted 05/31/2016 by Nick Fishman, Vice President of Communications

    While most companies seek out the best in people, all businesses run the risk of being affected by fraud. In fact, according to the 2016 Global Economic Crime Survey by PwC, “more than one in three (36%) of organisations experienced economic crime in the past 24 months.” With a little more than 1/3 of companies experiencing fraud, businesses are looking for new strategies to support loss prevention.

  • Your Top 5 Questions on Global Criminal Record Checks Answered

    Posted 05/13/2016 by Chris Glencross, Associate Vice President of Global Product Services

    Hiring candidates who currently work or previously worked in other countries adds a layer of complexity and mystery to criminal record checks. Compliance with foreign privacy laws, the type of information available, budget, turn-around-time, and how to interpret results are key considerations for most recruiters.

  • Your Top 7 Questions on Background Checks Across Borders Answered

    Posted 09/30/2015 by Mark Sward and Joe Rotondo

    Distinct differences in the legal landscape between Canada and the United States can make background screening tricky for a company that operates on both sides of the border. And understanding these differences is vital to mitigating risk and avoiding litigation.

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    Infographic: Managing Risk in a Global Marketplace

    Posted 02/17/2015 by Oran Kiazim

    Although global migration is not a recent phenomenon, the number of foreign-born workers has risen considerably over the last decade. As the workforce becomes more global, hiring decisions are taking on an increasingly international dimension and should accommodate cross-border elements.

  • Managing Risk in a Global Marketplace: The Changing International Landscape for Background Screening

    Managing Risk in a Global Marketplace: The Changing International Landscape for Background Screening

    Posted 12/02/2014 by Oran Kiazim

    While global migration is far from being a recent phenomenon, there has been a significant increase in the number of foreign-born workers over the last decade. In the United States, the U.S. Department of Labor indicates that, in 2013, there were 25.3 million foreign born workers in the U.S. labor force, comprising 16.3% in total. A similar picture is painted elsewhere, with The Migration Observatory at the University of Oxford identifying an increase in foreign-born people of working age in the U.K. from 2.9 million in 1993 to more than 6 million in 2012.