Sterling Named Top Background Screening Provider By 2016 HRO’s Today

November 22nd, 2016


Sterling ( is pleased to announce their inclusion in HRO Today’s 2016 Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction List of Top Background Screening Providers.

“This is a noteworthy distinction because it validates our commitment to providing employers with hiring peace of mind through our cloud-based suite of background screening, drug and health testing and onboarding solutions,” said Clare Hart, chief executive officer at Sterling. “We owe a tremendous debt of gratitude to all of our clients whether they participated in this survey or not. Without you, our global base of more than 50,000 clients strong, we don’t get to deliver our unparalleled background screening and hiring solutions experience.”

HRO Today invited 40 consumer reporting agencies to participate this year and whittled the list down to 13 companies based on surveys of both the general marketplace and clients of each provider.

The overall rankings were based on the following categories:

  • Breadth of Services (Sterling was ratedhere)
  • Size of Deal (Sterling was ratedhere)
  • And most impactful to the overall rankings was Quality of Service (Sterling was ratedhere)

Sterling’s overall ranking was #7.

Hart also acknowledged her team of nearly 4,000 employees who helped achieve this lofty distinction saying, “this honor is a testament to your hard work, energy and drive to be the best in the background screening industry.”

Check out the full list of rankings here.

About Sterling:

Sterling provides hiring peace of mind by delivering a simpler, smarter background screening and onboarding experience for employers worldwide. Our comprehensive suite of cloud-based background screening and onboarding solutions deliver accurate, reliable results and tools to maintain compliance throughout the hiring cycle.

With 20 offices in nine countries and growing, our team of more than 3,900 employees proudly serves over 50,000 customers around the world, including 25% of the Fortune 100. Sterling is accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS), a distinction earned by fewer than 10% of all background screening companies. Visit

Sterling is not a law firm. This publication is for informational purposes only and nothing contained in it should be construed as legal advice. We expressly disclaim any warranty or responsibility for damages arising out this information. We encourage you to consult with legal counsel regarding your specific needs. We do not undertake any duty to update previously posted materials.

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