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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Importance of Background Screening

Importance of Background Screening

Posted Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

One of the biggest investments a business can make is to their new employees. With each new hire, companies invest time, training, money and resources. When recruiting new employees, companies need additional information to help them verify they are making informed hiring decisions. Every company has its own approach, preferences and requirements for conducting background...

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The Top 5 Sterling Talent Solutions Blog Posts for 2017

The Top 5 Sterling Talent Solutions Blog Posts of 2017

Posted Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

As another year ends, I find myself asking that eternal question, “Where did the year go?” From reference checks to diploma mills to detailed criminal records check information, we shared quite a variety of human capital management industry and background screening topics on the Sterling Talent Solutions blog this past year. We compiled a list...

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What are Workplace Accommodations?

What are Workplace Accommodations?

Posted Monday, December 18th, 2017 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

Employers must provide a safe, accommodating and legally compliant working environment for all employees, including those groups who most need protection. Canadian human rights laws help promote equality in the workplace and are an integral part of Canadian society.  In Part 3 of Sterling Talent Solutions’ Employment Laws in HR series, “Workplace Accommodation”, Mark Sward, Director...

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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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