Holiday Greetings from Sterling Talent Solutions

Posted Thursday, December 14th, 2017 by Sterling Talent Solutions

The holidays are a time to relax, recharge and reflect. As we reflect on our year, we’re thankful you’ve been a part of it. You inspire us to think a little harder, laugh a little louder and smile every chance we get. We look forward to another prosperous year together, filled with joy, happiness and...

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Sterling Talent Solutions Wins APAC HR Vendors Award

Sterling Talent Solutions Selected Best Background Screening Provider for APAC HR Vendors Awards

Posted Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

We are very excited to announce that Sterling Talent Solutions/RISQ Group was recently awarded “Best Background Screening Provider” for the HR Vendors of the Year Awards in Malaysia, Hong Kong and Singapore. For 2017, Sterling received the bronze award for Singapore and the silver award for Hong Kong and Malaysia. This is the second year in a row...

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Legislative Bill Proposes Update to the Ontario Human Rights Code

Legislative Bill Proposes to Protect Police Records Under Ontario Human Rights Code

Posted Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

Canadian human rights laws help promote equality in the workplace and are an integral part of Canadian society. They are designed to prevent discrimination based on certain protected characteristics. Human rights laws exist in all jurisdictions in Canada. The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, enacted in 1982, is part of the Constitution and applies...

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What is Bona Fide Occupational Requirement?

What is Bona Fide Occupational Requirement?

Posted Monday, November 13th, 2017 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

One of the key responsibilities of an employer is to provide a safe, accommodating and legally compliant working environment for all employees, including those groups who most need protection. One way to comply is that employers need to make sure they do not unintentionally discriminate against their applicants and employees. In Part 2 of Sterling...

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Tips for Re-screening Employees After a Merger or Acquisition

Tips for Re-screening Employees After a Merger or Acquisition

Posted Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

Acquisitions and mergers are a common occurrence in today’s business world fuelling growth and profitability, expanded market share and the introduction of new products and services. There are many items to be checked off on the “to do” list during the merger process from the organizational side, but what about the human factor? Reasons for...

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What is the Criminal Conviction Update Backlog?

The Criminal Conviction Update Backlog – What is it, What are the Causes and Will it Ever be a Thing of the Past?

Posted Tuesday, October 24th, 2017 by Chuck Walker, Sterling Talent Solutions

We’re fortunate in Canada to have one repository of criminal records that is based on one Criminal Code. Canada’s National Repository is operated by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) as a National Police Service on behalf of all Canadian law enforcement agencies. Since Canada’s single repository includes a robust name index search capability, clients...

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Employment Law in HR: Unintentional Discrimination

Employment Law in HR: Unintentional Discrimination

Posted Thursday, October 19th, 2017 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

Canadian human rights laws help promote equality in the workplace and are an integral part of Canadian society. One of the key responsibilities of an employer is to provide a safe, accommodating and legally compliant working environment for all employees, including those groups who most need protection. In Part 1 of the Employment Laws in...

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It's the Holiday Hiring Season

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like the Holiday Hiring Season

Posted Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

As the leaves start to fall and the air starts to get crisp and cooler, the retail hiring season starts to go into full swing. As you go through the holiday hiring process, it is also a good time to do a self-audit on your hiring, employee background check and onboarding process to hire the...

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Pour l’Action de grâce, nous voulons vous témoigner notre plus sincère reconnaissance

Our Warmest Gratitude This Thanksgiving Season

Posted Monday, October 2nd, 2017 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

Thanksgiving is the time of year when we come together to express gratitude for all of the wonderful things in our lives. From achievements to favourite memories, it’s time to celebrate the successes throughout the year. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Sterling Talent Solutions asked our team to share what they are most thankful for...

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Big star of small stars

Sterling Talent Solutions Selected as Best Pre-Employment Screening Services in Readers’ Choice Awards

Posted Monday, September 11th, 2017 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

Sterling Talent Solutions is honoured to be selected as one of the Best Pre-Employment Screening Services in the second annual Canadian HR Reporter Readers’ Choice Award. The winners were announced in a special section in the July 10, 2017, print and digital issue of Canadian HR Reporter. Readers’ Choice Awards Sterling was nominated for the...

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