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Mitigate the Risk: Best Practices for Employee, Client and Third Party Due Diligence in the Financial Services Industry

Mitigate the Risk: Best Practices for Employee, Client and Third Party Due Diligence in the Financial Services Industry

Posted Thursday, July 12th, 2018 by Melissa Kluttz, Sterling Talent Solutions

Hiring the right talent, maintaining accountability for those you hire and managing through the complex regulatory landscape has never been more important – and more challenging for financial institutions. Sterling Talent Solutions partnered with Compliance Risk Concepts (CRC), a business-focused team of senior compliance consultants and executives, to publish the White Paper, “Employee, Client and...

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Best Practices When Considering Candidates with Criminal Records

Best Practices When Considering Candidates with Criminal Records [Infographic]

Posted Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 by Patty Hanley, Sterling Talent Solutions

From today’s top news stories to changing jobs, background checks are becoming a central part of the hiring process. At a time when the demand for more information about candidates continues to rise, employers are finding strong value in the content of the background screening results they receive. According to the Sterling Talent Solutions’ 2017...

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New NAPBS Report Finds the Need for Global Screening is on the Rise

New NAPBS Report Finds the Need for Global Screening is on the Rise

Posted Monday, July 9th, 2018 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

At the beginning of 2018, we asked Sterling Talent Solutions experts to share the trends they saw developing (or continuing) in the background screening industry for the coming year. The top takeaways were continued regulation and compliance issues, the growth of the on-demand economy, candidate experience, global screening and smart technology, including mobile and AI. The...

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SHRM18-HR Trends Correlate to Background Screening Industry

HR Insights from SHRM18 Correlate with Trends in the Background Screening Industry

Posted Thursday, July 5th, 2018 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

The fast-paced and sometimes overwhelming excitement of SHRM18 in Chicago is now past us. The Sterling Talent Solutions team was in full force speaking with attendees about how we can help them hire with confidence and how they can get faster, transparent and accurate background screening results tailored to their company or industry.  We would...

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Answers to Your FCRA Compliance-Related Questions

Answers to Your FCRA Compliance-Related Questions

Posted Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018 by Joe Rotondo, Sterling Talent Solutions

Sterling Talent Solutions feels that it is important to be a source of the latest updates about compliance changes. Sterling compliance expert, Joe Rotondo, hosts a FCRA Compliance Quarterly Updates webinar series to share the latest information on local, state and federal legislation and guidelines that impact the background screening industry and the hiring process. Joe...

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What Information Do You Need for an Employment Verification Check?

Employment Verification: The “Need to Knows” in an Age of Resume Fraud

Posted Thursday, June 28th, 2018 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

A resume is how a potential new employer gets the first impression of your skills, experiences and qualifications. To snag the perfect job, applicants are seeking ways to compete with other candidates. One of the common way to “up their games” so to speak is to pad, embellish, exaggerate and even lie on their resumes....

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