People First, Always.

Sterling background and identity solutions help you
navigate uncertainty and create safer environments
for your employees, customers, and partners around the world.

Why Choose Sterling?

Sterling provides the foundation of trust and safety our clients need to create great environments for their most essential resource, people. We believe everyone has the right to feel safe.

Background Screening Services

Criminal Background Checks - Our comprehensive background screening services raise the safety bar to help ensure faster, accurate hiring decisions.

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Employment Verifications

We validate who you are hiring in advance with thorough verification services backed by our own powerful fulfillment engine.

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Drug & Health Screening

Improve workplace safety with an array of pre-and post-drug and alcohol tests, health screenings, and DOT services.

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Clients around the world choose Sterling background screening solutions to recruit, hire, and monitor employees globally.
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Celebrating 45 Years of Trust and Expertise

As we celebrate 45 years of helping make the world a safer place, our employees share what makes them most proud to work at Sterling.

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Make sure the candidate you hired remains the employee you trust.

Our post-hire services help you continuously monitor your workforce, ensuring a better, safer workplace for your employees and customers.

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