Resources: Expert Articles and eBooks

Expert Articles & eBooks

You can't do it alone - or overnight. Building an effective, reliable employment screening program takes time and expertise. To help human resources and compliance professionals do it right, Sterling Talent Solutions regularly publishes expert articles and eBooks by industry experts on emerging trends and issues impacting the search for top talent.

Background Screening Trends & Best Practices Report 2017

Data can help you look for ways to benchmark and improve your current background screening program. Explore key insights on background screening practices, priorities and challenges for U.S. employers in our trend report.

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The Ingredients of the Perfect Background Screening Platform

Your platform should guide you through all of your background screening and onboarding needs. Explore our eBook for the top seven areas to consider when selecting a solution and review our checklist for top questions you’ll want to ask.

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The EEOC’s Criminal Background Screening Guidance

Violations of EEOC regulations can lead to a host of negative outcomes. Explore the 5 lessons employers need to know about the EEOC’s criminal background screening guidance.

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Screen Now, Save Later

A bad hire can affect an organization’s reputation, finances and company morale. Learn ways employers can ensure they hire the right people and protect their staff, customers and businesses.

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U.S. Background Screening Policy Considerations

Creating an employment background screening program can seem complex. Here are 19 items to consider when creating your employee background check policy.

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Keep it Legal: Five Critical Steps to Criminal Record Check Compliance

Criminal record checks are a vital step in making intelligent and informed hiring decisions. Explore five critical compliance steps that will help you Keep It Legal.

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Ban the Box Is out of Control: What You Need to Know to Protect Your Business

Ban the Box laws can be confusing. Get a clear understanding of what’s at stake and the actions you should consider taking to protect your organization.

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On The Issues: Background Screening & Politics
 

Get the latest look at background screening within the context of the hottest political topics, including homeland security, gun control, safety and more.

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Research Report: Employment Background Checks: Survey of American Citizens

We surveyed 1,000+ Americans to illuminate how consumers really feels about background screening. Get the results in this study.

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Age of the Millennials: 7 Tips for Screening an Emerging Generation

Millennials are the biggest generation in the US workforce. Explore the six best practices to improve their screening processes and minimize legal risk.

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Fingerprints vs. Name-Based Background Checks: And The Winner Is…

Get a side-by-side comprehensive comparison of name-based and fingerprint-based background checks. See the winner now.

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Danger in the Details: Form I-9 Mistakes That Can Cost You
 

In this white paper, we examine I-9 violations and provide you with tips to prevent your company from making the same mistakes.

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Your Complete Guide to Onboarding From Decision to Day One

Simplify your onboarding experience and improve the overall candidate experience and satisfaction with this guide.

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Background Screening Trends & Best Practices Report 2015

Explore current trends, best practices, compliance concerns and emerging threats that impact hiring programs in our exclusive report.

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eBook: Background Screening 101
 

Find out everything you want to know about background screening in this comprehensive eBook.

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Marijuana Legalization: Why It’s High Time You Reviewed Your Company’s Drug Policy

With the onset of marijuana legalization, this white paper walks you through what to think though as you screen your candidate and employees.

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I-9 Audit Survival Guide: What You Need to Know

Learn everything you need to know about the I-9 audit process, including preparation and remediation, in this guide.

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