Billy Greenblatt-Background Checks: It’s Time to Reinvent the Industry We Invented

Background Checks: It’s Time to Reinvent the Industry We Invented

Posted Monday, June 11th, 2018 by Billy Greenblatt, CEO, Sterling

Many of you may not know that over forty years ago I started a business, which then morphed into a criminal search company with three employees. Now Sterling is the largest identity and screening business in the world. From 1975 to 2013 we grew the company by automating the criminal record check process, investing in cutting-edge technology...

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What Does the GDPR Mean for HR in the US and Canada?

What Does the GDPR Mean for HR in the US and Canada?

Posted Tuesday, June 5th, 2018 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

Have you been inundated with emails about updated privacy agreements from banks, digital and email providers, search engines and social platforms? Companies in the US and Canada have been updating their privacy agreements to be more in line with the European Union’s GDPR changes. On May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a new...

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Best Practices for Making Your Background Screening Program GDPR-Compliant

Best Practices for Making Your Background Screening Program GDPR-Compliant

Posted Monday, April 30th, 2018 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

In just a few weeks, on May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect, changing the rules around protection of Europeans’ personal data. The GDPR was introduced to harmonize existing data protection laws across Europe, to strengthen data protection rules in the digital age and ensure consistency for individuals and businesses....

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La confirmation des condamnations prononcées par un tribunal pour adultes dans le cadre de la vérification de casier judiciaire

Confirming Adult Convictions During a Criminal Record Check

Posted Tuesday, April 10th, 2018 by Chuck Walker, Sterling Talent Solutions

Organizations ask us why, in some instances, Sterling Talent Solutions Canadian Criminal Records Check process may require reissuance of a Not Clear result’s disclosure status from “accurate” to “inaccurate” or vice versa. In this article, I will explain the process that occurs when “Not Clear” results include confirmation about whether an adult conviction as declared...

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How Will the GDPR Impact Your Background Screening Program?

How Will the GDPR Impact Your Background Screening Program?

Posted Wednesday, April 4th, 2018 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

The European Union (EU) will soon have a new data privacy regime in place. On May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect, changing the rules around protection of Europeans’ personal data. The GDPR was introduced to harmonize existing data protection laws across Europe, strengthen data protection rules in the digital...

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Data Desk: Utilizing Cutting-Edge Technology for Self-Service BI

Posted Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 by Cindy Villamil, Sterling Talent Solutions

For the past three years, Sterling Talent Solutions has been improving their analytics across the company. Not only have we looked at our client facing analytics, but we are reviewing the internal business intelligence to better serve our customers as well. From Account Management to Operations, everyone in the organization needs data and if everyone...

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Sterling Talent Solutions Receives Stevie Awards for Customer Service and Global Sales Teams

Sterling Talent Solutions Receives Stevie Award for Customer Service and Global Sales Teams

Posted Tuesday, March 13th, 2018 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

We are very proud to announce that Sterling Talent Solutions was recently awarded a Gold Stevie Award for Global Sales Team for the second year in a row and the Bronze Stevie Award for Customer Service Department of the Year-All Other Industries. The Stevie Awards for Sales and Customer Service honours “the achievements of contact...

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Why is Background Screening Important?

Why is Background Screening Important?

Posted Monday, February 12th, 2018 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

Deciding which type of background screening check an employer needs to run can often seem like a daunting task. In reality, background screening helps to ensure that the right people are in the right role. From employment verification to criminal record checks, it’s a proactive way to add a layer of risk mitigation into a...

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Sterling Talent Solutions is Attending and Presenting at HRPA 2018

Sterling Talent Solutions is Attending and Presenting at HRPA 2018

Posted Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

Sterling Talent Solutions is excited to be a vendor and presenter at the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) Annual Conference and Tradeshow at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Ontario from January 31st to February 2nd. The HRPA Conference is the world’s second largest Human Resources conference attracting human resources and business professionals from Canada and...

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Criminal Record Checks: Speed, Cost and Reliability, But Above All Reliability

Speed, Cost and Reliability, But Above All: Reliability

Posted Thursday, January 11th, 2018 by Chuck Walker, Sterling Talent Solutions

Lately, consumers of criminal record check services in Canada have been confronted with a range of attractive options including competitive pricing, seemingly hassle-free ID verification options and turnaround times in as little as 15 minutes. These types of services require employers to ask the following: Are some of these features too good to be true and...

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