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Sterling Talent Solutions Wins Gold Stevie Award for Global Sales Team of the Year - March 16, 2017

March 15, 2017 – New York, NY – Sterling Talent Solutions (Sterling), one of the world’s largest background screening and HR solutions companies, is honoured to announce that they have recently won the Gold Stevie Award for Global Sales Team of the Year. This award is part of the Stevie Awards for Sales and Customer Service, which honours the world’s best in customer service, contact centers, business development and sales professionals.

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Sterling Talent Solutions Wins Three International Background Screening Awards in Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia - December 14, 2016

NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) DECEMBER 14, 2016

Sterling Talent Solutions is pleased to announce that they were recently awarded “Best Background Screening Provider” as part of the 2016 HR Vendors of the Year Awards. Sterling received the Silver award for Singapore and Hong Kong and the Bronze Award for Malaysia.

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Sterling Talent Solutions Acquires Verified Person Inc., a U.S. Leader in Pre-Employment Background Screening - September 07, 2016

NEW YORK, September 7, 2016 – Sterling Talent Solutions, one of the world’s largest and most successful background screening and HR solutions companies, announced today that it has acquired Verified Person Inc., a U.S. leader in pre-employment background screening and verifications. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Sterling Talent Solutions Supports 2016 Candidate Experience Awards as Global Platinum Sponsor Company Helps to Recognize Best Practices in Candidate Experience Worldwide - August 23, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - August 23, 2016 - Talent Board, a non-profit organization focused on the promotion and data benchmark research of a quality candidate experience, today announced that Sterling Talent Solutions, one of the world's largest background screening and on-boarding solutions providers, is a Global Platinum Sponsor of the 2016 Candidate Experience (CandE) Awards.

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SterlingBackcheck Renames Company to Sterling Talent Solutions - July 21, 2016

JULY 21, 2016 (Vancouver, CA) – Today SterlingBackcheck announced they has renamed their company to Sterling Talent Solutions. This name change follows their merger with TalentWise in January 2016 to unite two powerful companies and create one seamless solution – empowering clients to make smarter people decisions fuelled by innovation and dynamic technology. In 2012, Sterling acquired BackCheck, the leading Canadian background screening company.

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SterlingBackcheck Acquires RISQ Group, a Leading Provider of Employment Background Screening in the Asia-Pacific Region - June 08, 2016

NEW YORK, June 6, 2016 – SterlingBackcheck, one of the world’s largest background screening and HR solutions companies, announced today that it has acquired RISQ Group (RISQ), an industry leader in employment background checks across the Asia-Pacific region. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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SterlingBackcheck Completes Merger with TalentWise - January 27, 2016

NEW YORK, January 27, 2016 – SterlingBackcheck, one of the world's largest background screening companies, announced today that it has completed its merger with TalentWise, one of the most innovative and fastest growing companies in the background screening industry. The merger was first announced on Jan. 6, 2016. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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SterlingBackcheck Announces Merger with TalentWise - January 06, 2016

NEW YORK, January 6, 2016 – SterlingBackcheck, one of the world's largest background screening companies, announced today that it has agreed to merge with TalentWise, one of the most innovative and fastest growing companies in the background screening industry. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. By joining with TalentWise, SterlingBackcheck will be able to provide broader services that support its clients throughout the hiring process.

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SterlingBackcheck Ranked Number 442 Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte's 2015 Technology Fast 500 - November 16, 2015

NEW YORK, November 14, 2015 – SterlingBackcheck, one of the largest background screening companies in the world, today announced it ranked No. 442 on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. SterlingBackcheck grew 134.5 percent between 2011 and 2014.

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SterlingBackcheck Acquires EmployeeScreenIQ, a Global Provider of Background Screening Services - November 03, 2015

NEW YORK, November 3, 2015 – SterlingBackcheck, one of the world’s largest background screening companies, announced today that it has acquired EmployeeScreenIQ, a global provider of employment background checks and substance abuse screening services. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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SterlingBackcheck Appoints Billy Goldstein Head of M&A - October 05, 2015

NEW YORK, October 5, 2015 – SterlingBackcheck, the world's largest company dedicated solely to background screening, announced today that Billy Goldstein has joined the company as senior vice president for mergers & acquisitions. Mr. Goldstein joins SterlingBackcheck as it accelerates its ambitious multi-year strategy of domestic and global corporate expansion.

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Cross-Border Background Screening Programs: Are You in Compliance? - September 01, 2015

Do you operate a background screening program that spans both Canada and the United States? How well do you know the risks and realities on both sides of the border? For example, did you know that a major compliance risk in the United States today is based on technical non-compliance with consumer reporting laws, whereas one of the most significant risks in Canada is a complaint under privacy or human rights laws? Can you name the laws that apply to you, and the steps you need to take to mitigate compliance risks? Do you know what “ban the box” means? And do you know what differences to expect when looking at background check results in the two countries?

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Goldman Sachs and CDPQ to Invest in SterlingBackcheck - June 08, 2015

NEW YORK, NY — June 8, 2015— SterlingBackcheck, one of the largest background screening companies in the world, today announced that the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs (“Goldman Sachs”) and La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (“CDPQ”), have agreed to acquire a majority interest in the company. Goldman Sachs and CDPQ will be replacing Calera Capital, a private equity firm based in San Francisco and Boston. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Sterling Infosystems Changes Name to SterlingBackcheck - May 01, 2014

Sterling Infosystems, a world leader in the background screening industry, announced today that it has changed its brand name to SterlingBackcheck. The new name reflects the company’s astonishing growth over the past seven years, including the 2012 acquisition of BackCheck, Canada’s leading background screening company. The Sterling brand is well-established in the US and recognized as one of the largest and most well-respected background screening companies. The decision to add Backcheck to the name is part of the company’s global growth strategy.

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Which Home Service Providers Do Canadians Trust The Most? - May 30, 2012

Opening the door for a stranger is one thing, but letting them play with your kids, fertilize your plants and fix your broken sink is another.

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Home Service Providers Canadians Most Want Criminal Record Checked - May 29, 2012

Three-quarters of Canadians say a criminal record check would influence their purchasing decision when considering home service providers, according to a national survey released today.

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BC-based BackCheck Acquired By Sterling Infosystems - April 19, 2012

Combined, the two companies have become the largest provider of background checking services operating in Canada and the United States

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Vendor Credentialing Services Canada Partners with BackCheck - February 29, 2012

Vendor Credentialing Services Canada Inc (“VCS Canada”), a provider of web-based vendor management solutions, has today announced a strategic partnership with BackCheck – Canada’s largest and leading provider of screening services to corporations and volunteer organizations. The partnership will enable hospital third party vendors an integrated criminal background screening service through myBackCheck.com – BackCheck’s secure platform that enables online ordering, storage and secure sharing of background check information.VCS Canada will ensure that all employees representing third party vendors attending Canadian hospitals have met various credential, vaccination, patient privacy training and job-specific training criteria.

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Surrey Background Checker Acquired By U.S. Company - April 20, 2012

BackCheck, a Surrey-based provider of background-checking services, has been acquired by U.S.-based Sterling Infosystems.

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Privacy Laws and Background Checks: How to Stay Compliant - February 25, 2015

The information you collect, use and retain regarding candidates and employees – including background checks – may be subject to privacy law. While we have tried to design systems and services that will help you comply with privacy laws, we cannot comply on your behalf, so it is vital that you take privacy considerations into account when creating your background screening policy.

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Canada Post Introduces In-Person Background Checks At Local Post Offices - March 08, 2011

New partnership with BackCheck offers easier access to ID verification and background checks for employment screening.

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