Best Practices for Counteracting Loss Prevention in the Retail Industry

Best Practices for Counteracting Loss Prevention in the Retail Industry

Posted Wednesday, September 12th, 2018 by Vincenza Caruso-Valente, Sterling Talent Solutions

It is hard to believe, but the busiest season for the retail industry is just around the corner. Store hiring managers and HR teams are starting now to bring in their seasonal employees to beat the rush and be fully prepared for the upcoming holiday season. With the considerable number of temporary employees being employed…

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Simple Screening Doesn’t Need to Be Complex: Sterling Introduces SterlingNOW

Simple Screening Doesn’t Need to Be Complex: Sterling Introduces SterlingNOW

Posted Tuesday, September 4th, 2018 by David Bloom, Sterling Talent Solutions

Small businesses need to meet and overcome challenges every day and according to a recent survey by Statista, the biggest challenge is hiring good/quality staff and retaining them. At Sterling we know this pain well. Today we serve some of the largest companies in the world but it wasn’t long ago we were a small…

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California Supreme Court Upholds Background Check Compliance Requirements

California Supreme Court Upholds Background Check Compliance Requirements

Posted Wednesday, August 29th, 2018 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

A recent ruling by the California Supreme Court puts the background screening laws on a state level in the spotlight. California has two laws that regulate agencies that gather information about consumers to provide to employers, landlords and others for employment and housing considerations. The Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act (ICRAA) requires prior notice and…

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Best Practices for Employee Due Diligence in the Financial Services Industry

Best Practices for Employee Due Diligence in the Financial Services Industry

Posted Thursday, August 23rd, 2018 by Melissa Kluttz, Sterling Talent Solutions

Vetting new hires is important for any position, especially within the financial services industry. The Undercover Recruiter broke down the cost of a bad hire (earning $62,000 a year and terminated after 2.5 years), in a recent infographic, The Outrageous Costs of a Bad Hire. The formula is: Hiring Costs + Total Compensation + Cost…

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Hawaii to Enact Pay Equity Law

Hawaii to Enact Pay Equity Law

Posted Wednesday, August 1st, 2018 by Joe Rotondo, Sterling Talent Solutions

The US Census Bureau found on average, women who work full time earn about 80 cents for every dollar a full-time male worker earns. The wage gap persists across all racial and ethnic groups and is found in every state and has been going on for decades. According to an American Association of University Women study,…

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Be in the Know: Compliance in the Sharing Economy

Be in the Know: Compliance in the Sharing Economy

Posted Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 by David Bloom, Sterling Talent Solutions

The US economy has changed dramatically over the last 50 years from stable employment in large organizations to an increased reliance on temporary or contracted labor (with an emphasis on service and tech industry jobs). While the manufacturing world has shrunk, the On-Demand workforce (or gig economy) has grown. Freelancers are relying on websites and…

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