Careers at Sterling

Want a career with purpose? Join us in helping to create workplaces built on a foundation of trust and safety in an organization that that puts people first, always.

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Why Work at Sterling?

Love Where You Work

People are at the heart of everything we do, including our own employees. We're dedicated to building a safe and supportive culture here at Sterling. When working here, you'll have the chance to make a profound impact on the world, feel good about what you do every day, and thrive in an environment that motivates you, challenges you, and celebrates you. Here are just a few great things about working at Sterling:

Our Values Guide Everything We Do

It’s All About the People
Our business is about helping people find the right people. We care deeply about colleagues, clients and their candidates.
Deliver Results, They Matter
We play to win. We are smart, fast, and driven. We take risks, make mistakes, and learn from them. We deliver.
The Client is Always in the Room
We exist to help our clients build a foundation of trust and safety. We make decisions that are best for the clients, based on data and judgment, not ego and politics.
Start with Trust and Prove it Every Day
We trust each other and prove ourselves worthy of trust to our clients and colleagues every day.
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Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion
Sterling is committed to diversity & inclusion by championing and accepting individual uniqueness while cultivating a safe culture of belonging. In this way everyone can perform at their best in support of our clients, candidates, and the communities we serve. Our focus areas include:
  • People First Environment: Hiring top diverse talent
  • Inclusive Culture: Being included, respected, valued, and heard through allyship
  • Marketplace & Engagement: Suppliers, Volunteerism and Philanthropy
At Sterling we offer safe spaces to foster belonging and understanding through our global Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) which support:
  • LGBTQIA+ community
  • African diaspora
  • Women
  • Caregivers
Our inclusive culture encourages allyship to promote learning, sharing, and important conversations which foster diversity & inclusion.
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What Our Employees are Saying

We asked our employees to share their thoughts on what makes Sterling a great place to work — here's what they had to say!

Sterling embraces and celebrates our differences by respecting what every person brings to the team. Sterling doesn't make you feel like you have to hide core parts of who you are at work.”
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Nina Montenegro

Sterling treats diversity as a verb. They are invested in making our workplace more diverse and welcoming and have put an amazing effort into creating programs and trainings to make our work environment better. As a woman of color, I am proud of all the efforts that Sterling has made.”
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Kim Johnson

Client Success Partner
Sterling fosters a work environment where there is respect, trust, cooperation, learning, and growth. This brings out the best in people and helps us provide great service to our clients.”
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Vivitz Viña

Senior Manager, Verifications

Enjoy Great Rewards

To do your best work, you need to be your best self. From mental and physical wellbeing to career development and paid time off, Sterling provides competitive benefits to support you and your family.


Comprehensive Healthcare



Learning and Development Opportunities



Paid Volunteer Time

Employee Assistance Program

Employee Resource Groups

Employer-Sponsored Retirement Plans

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Ready to Start Your Career with Sterling?

At Sterling, you won't just have a job. You'll have an opportunity to do big things, make a real impact, and love where you work. Sound appealing? We can't wait to meet you.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

The policy of Sterling is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or veteran status.