The Complete BackCheck™ has long been a benchmark for pre-employment screening in Canada. In some industries, The Complete BackCheck™ reveals red flags on 60% of candidates.

Because you never really know which background check service will reveal a red flag, it is best practice to choose multiple employment screening tools.

A Complete BackCheck™ Includes

% Red Flagged

Criminal Record Checks

  • Protect your employees, customers and shareholders.
  • Fully compliant with Privacy, Human Rights and Freedom of Information legislation.
  • Results within 24 hours or less.


Identity Cross-Check

  • Over time, credit bureaus collect name, address, employment and alias information about candidates. Cross-reference this data with details provided by candidates on Sterling Talent Solutions consent forms.
  • Reveal more criminal histories by inserting aliases into the criminal record search.
  • Results within 24 hours or less.


Employment Verifications

  • Verify dates of employment, positions held, and reason(s) for leaving directly from payroll and Human Resources records.
  • All information obtained is cross-referenced with the claims on the candidate’s consent forms.
  • We know how, when, and who to contact for timely results.


Education Verifications

  • Verify the candidate’s highest level of education directly with listed institutions.
  • Is the candidate honest?
  • We know how, when, and who to contact for timely results.


Reference Checks

  • A consistent, auditable, high quality process.
  • Eliminate the chance of ‘phone tag’ as professional reference interviewers are available during extended business hours.
  • Eliminate interviewer bias.


Credit Bureau Inquiry with ID Cross-Checks

  • Reveal financial pressures – “Desperate people may do desperate things.”
  • Poor payment history or collections may indicate irresponsibility.
  • Uncover history of County Court Judgements and bankruptcies.


Cross-Referencing & Analysis

A Complete BackCheck™ is worth more than the sum of its individual services. Our trained professionals analyze and cross-reference each document, looking for inconsistencies, exaggerations, and other red flags.