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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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SterlingONE’s Enhanced Reporting Makes Background Screening Easier

Posted Monday, June 19th, 2017 by Debbie Lamb, Junior Marketing Communications Manager

We live in a world where data is an essential component of a technologically-based world. Data can be collected, recorded and reported quickly and easily. Sterling Talent Solutions is committed to delivering the highest quality background checks combined with the fastest service in the industry.

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How to Break-Up with Your Current Background Screening Provider

Posted Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 by Debbie Lamb, Junior Marketing Communications Manager

As a twist to the old break-up line, breaking up with a vendor could have a company saying: “It’s not me, it’s you.” Canceling a contract with a vendor might not seem like it is the same as ending a personal relationship, but in many ways it is. There are many things that must be considered before ending the relationship including the contract, the impact on the business and future relationships. Ending a vendor contract can happen for many reasons as explained by K Royal at IAPP, “Other times, there is simply a failure to meet needs, whether that means service-level commitments on the vendor side or a change in the circumstances that change your needs.”

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What is a Candidate-Driven Job Market?

Posted Monday, June 5th, 2017 by Debbie Lamb, Junior Marketing Communications Manager

The monthly unemployment rate report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics has been trending on the positive side for months. This trend is especially good for job seekers. Candidates with specialized skills are more in demand creating an intensified competition among employers to hire great talent. For the past few years, the job market has shifted in the applicant’s favor. The candidate-driven market is the term to describe this shift and it has never been more popular. But what, exactly does it mean?

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Sterling Talent Solutions Heads to the Big Easy for SHRM17

Posted Monday, June 5th, 2017 by Debbie Lamb, Junior Marketing Communications Manager

Is it time to bring the “Big Easy” to your background screening program? Join Sterling Talent Solutions in New Orleans for SHRM 2017 Annual Conference and Exposition, June 18-21 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center to champion simplicity for your background screening and onboarding program and win great prizes. Our team is putting the final touches on the great events taking place at the Sterling Booth #725.

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What to Look for in a Background Screening Provider

Posted Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 by Debbie Lamb, Junior Marketing Communications Manager

If you have ever leased or purchased a car, then you are familiar with how important customer service, listening and negotiating are in deciding where to buy your new car. You don’t want to feel pressured and you want to make sure that everyone from the salesperson to the maintenance crew is listening to your questions and needs. Is the salesman sharing all the correct information? Are they giving you a demonstration of the accessories and components of the new car?

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