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Three Tips that Will Make Onboarding Paperwork Easier for New Employees

Posted Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 by Debbie Lamb, Junior Marketing Communications Manager

Not so long ago, pre-employment paperwork consisted of three forms: Employment application, which was a printed two-sided piece of card stock, Federal tax withholding W-4 form and a state tax withholding form, That was it. Form I-9 was added as a required document a couple of years later, and E-Verify wasn’t even a twinkle in a regulator’s eye. At some companies, before the Kronos era began, the only paperwork new hires had to complete was a paper timecard.

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New Form I-9 Review Needed after USCIS Found Glitch

Posted Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 by Debbie Lamb

On November 14, 2016, the USCIS published a revised version of the Form I-9. At the time, employers were given a choice to use the new revised version (v.11/16/2016 N) of Form I-9, or they could use the previous version of Form I-9 dated 03/08/2013 N through January 21, 2017. Effective January 22, 2017, all employers must use the new revised Form I-9 for employment verification purposes. Copies of the revised Form I-9 and instructions are available in English and Spanish and can be directly downloaded on I-9 Central.

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HR Professionals Voice Strong Support for Mandated Form I-9 & E-Verify Systems

Posted Friday, April 7th, 2017 by Debbie Lamb

It’s the first day of a new job. You are already nervous about starting at a new job, finding your way around a new office, meeting new people and taking on new challenges. It might just be me, but one of my biggest worries was making sure that I had my “documentation” (My driver’s license, passport or social security card) with me to prove that I am eligible to work in the United States. I was always afraid if I didn’t give this to the hiring or HR manager, I wouldn’t be able to work. I always wondered if there was a way to make this process less stressful!

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The Revised Form I-9: Your Additional Questions Answered

Posted Monday, January 30th, 2017 by Debbie Lamb

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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The Top Five Blog Posts For 2016

Posted Thursday, December 15th, 2016 by Debbie Lamb

As 2016 comes to a close, I find myself asking, “Where did the year go?” Between the meetings, acquisitions and mergers and product updates, we’ve had a packed year – oftentimes reflected in our company blog. We have shared the exciting news of our merger with TalentWise in the beginning of the year to rebranding our name to Sterling Talent Solutions in June to sharing the latest human resources and background screening industry information all year long. We compiled a list of the top five most popular and highly read blog posts (in no particular order) of the past year just in case you missed them.

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Important Form I-9 Updates You Need To Know

Posted Monday, December 12th, 2016 by Debbie Lamb

On November 14, 2016, the USCIS published a revised version of Form I-9. USCIS first published a draft version of the new revised Form I-9, allowing 60 days for public review and comment. On March 28, 2016 USCIS published an additional 30-day notice inviting the public to comment on proposed changes to Form I-9. On August 25, 2016, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued its approval for the final version of the new revised Form I-9 (v. 11/14/2016 N), which goes into effect on January 22, 2017.

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