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Sterling Heads to SHRM18 in Chicago

Sterling Heads to SHRM18 in Chicago

Posted Tuesday, June 12th, 2018 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

Join Sterling Talent Solutions at SHRM 2018 Annual Conference and Exposition, June 17 to 19 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. Our team is putting the finishing touches on the great events taking place at the Sterling Booth #2952. The SHRM Annual Conference is that one time of year when we get a chance to...

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Billy Greenblatt-Background Checks: It’s Time to Reinvent the Industry We Invented

Background Checks: It’s Time to Reinvent the Industry We Invented

Posted Monday, June 11th, 2018 by Billy Greenblatt, CEO, Sterling

Many of you may not know that over forty years ago I started a business, which then morphed into a criminal search company with three employees. Now Sterling is the largest identity and screening business in the world. From 1975 to 2013 we grew the company by automating the criminal record check process, investing in cutting-edge technology...

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What Does the GDPR Mean for HR in the US and Canada

What Does the GDPR Mean for HR in the US and Canada?

Posted Tuesday, June 5th, 2018 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

Have you been inundated with emails about updated privacy agreements from banks, digital and email providers, search engines and social platforms? Companies in the US and Canada have been updating their privacy agreements to be more in line with the European Union’s GDPR changes. On May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a new...

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Answers to Your Adverse Action Questions

Answers to Your Adverse Action Questions

Posted Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

Sterling Talent Solutions feels that it is important to be a source of the latest updates about compliance changes. We are producing a series of HR compliance webinars with topics including adverse action, how the European Union’s GDPR updates will impact the US and our quarterly FCRA update. Sterling’s own Angela Preston, Joe Rotondo and Patty...

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How Technology Can Help You Simplify the Adverse Action Process

How Technology Can Help You Simplify the Adverse Action Process

Posted Thursday, May 3rd, 2018 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

A background check on your perfect candidate reveals a criminal record. Now what? Adverse Action is an important process which employers are required to follow under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) when employment is denied based on what is revealed in a background check. Sterling Talent Solutions presented the first part of an HR...

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Best Practices for Making Your Background Screening Program GDPR-Compliant

Best Practices for Making Your Background Screening Program GDPR-Compliant

Posted Monday, April 30th, 2018 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

In just a few weeks, on May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), goes into effect changing the rules around protection of Europeans’ personal data. The GDPR was introduced to harmonize existing data protection laws across Europe, to strengthen data protection rules in the digital age and ensure consistency for individuals and businesses....

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