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We Hold Ourselves To A Higher Standard

Learn about Sterling to discover the difference that’s making the world a safer place

Built On Trust

Discover the difference that's making the world a safer place.

It's all about people.

As a global leader in background and identity services, Sterling can help provide everything your business needs to hire with confidence. With a vision to make the world a safer place, we know people make the difference - in the workplace, hospitals, on the road, and in schools, to name a few. Empowering organizations to make smarter, faster, safer hiring decisions through advanced technology, accuracy, and industry-leading turnaround time, Sterling provides the foundation of trust and safety our clients need to create great environments for their most essential resource, people.

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Our Executive Team

Josh Peirez


William Greenblatt


Richard Seldon


Lou Paglia


Peter Walker

Chief Financial Officer

Peter Lehmann

Chief Strategy Officer

Danielle Korins

Chief People Officer

Steve Barnett

General Counsel

Angela Stelle

Chief Marketing Officer

Steven Smith

Managing Director, EMEA

Elizabeth Fitzell

Managing Director, APAC

Jim Hickey

Managing Director, Canada

Join the Sterling Team!

Be a part making making the world a better place.

Growth Opportunities

You will have opportunities to learn. Our CEO is all about learning – you’ll hear from him at least once a week with links to articles, book recommendations, and industry insight

Make a Difference

Your job will make a difference to the world – not only do we help brands hire faster, and people feel safer, we also give back. Our global philanthropic REACH program focuses on helping people find work.

Enjoy Great Benefits

You will be rewarded – along with our competitive salary, target bonuses and great benefits, we also have amazing perks! Generous PTO, commuting shuttle buses, an Orlando vacation home free of charge, and more!

Share Your Voice

Your voice will be heard – we have monthly contests celebrating your great ideas.

Build Lasting Relationships

You will make lifelong friends – we have offices worldwide, complete with holiday parties, happy hours, pool tables, fun events, and more!

Cool Opportunities in a Hot Job Market – Part 3

The Key to Having Your Temp Employees Return: Make Work Worth It! Sterling’s Vincenza Caruso-Valente wraps up the 3-part series “Cool Opportunities in a Hot Job Market” with key takeaways to keep great temporary and part-time workers coming back for the next season. Hiring for seasonal jobs picks up during the holiday season as retailers increase staffing to accommodate their seasonal sales growth….

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Want to talk background checks or brainstorm about hiring solutions? Need us to just listen? Whatever the reason, we are here to help.

General Inquiries


866 881 2011

SterlingNOW Support

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Client Services


888 889 5248
+1 646 829 3382

Corporate Address

1 State Street Plaza
New York, NY 10004