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    Marijuana @ Work: Important Info for Employers

    Posted 01/04/2017 by Martin Murtland, VP of Product Management, Occupational Health Services

    The increase of daily use of marijuana has dramatically impacted the workplace. According to a recent study by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), there is currently 22.2 Million marijuana users aged 12 and up. 25 states plus Washington D.C. have enacted laws allowing for the use of marijuana for medical purposes, while 4 states (AK, CO, OR, WA and Washington D.C.) have passed laws legalizing the personal use of this drug. There is legislation legalizing recreational and medical use of marijuana that is up for the vote in 8 more states this November. The legalization of marijuana use for medicinal or recreational purposes in many states across the United States has forced employers to review their workplace drug policies.

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    What Could 2017 Bring to the Background Screening Industry?

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

    It has been quite the year at Sterling Talent Solutions! We started off 2016 as SterlingBackcheck and ended the year as Sterling Talent Solutions after a successful merger with TalentWise in the beginning of the year. We acquired RISQ Group and Verified Person and grew to 20 offices in 9 countries with over 3,900 employees. Sterling is now trusted by over 50,000 clients worldwide, including 25% of the Fortune 100, screening 12 million candidates annually with more than 80 million searches.

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    Culture Corner: 5 Tips For Leading Culture Change

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

    It has been quite the year at Sterling Talent Solutions! We started off 2016 as SterlingBackcheck and ended the year as Sterling Talent Solutions after a successful merger with TalentWise in the beginning of the year. We acquired RISQ Group and Verified Person and grew to 20 offices in 9 countries with over 3,900 employees. Sterling is now trusted by over 50,000 clients worldwide, including 25% of the Fortune 100, screening 12 million candidates annually with more than 80 million searches.

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  • Background Screening Budget Toolkit

    Posted 08/31/2015 by Roland Lessard

    Budget season may not get you as excited as receiving approval to push forward with an improved benefits package, but it doesn't have to be a pain point. Preparing for budget season can be a breeze when you have the right tools at your disposal.

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  • Infographic: What Negligent Retention Could Cost You

    Posted 07/23/2015 by Roland Lessard

    You conduct background checks on candidates before they’re hired, but what happens after that? Retaining employees who become involved in criminal activity after they are hired pose a threat to your company and staff. View our infographic for insight into what negligent retention could really cost your company, how common post-hire screening is, and how SterlingBackcheck can help.

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