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Deep Expertise in Background Checks
Sterling has helped shape the background check services industry since 1975. We’ve spent decades developing deep market expertise, building powerful relationships and integrated global networks, and providing unrivaled client service which enables us to produce trusted, meaningful results.
- 50K+clients globally
- 70%of criminal
in 1 hour
Background Check Options Designed for Impact
We are streamlining and evolving the collection and management of biometric and identity verification data across the globe, producing safer environments for employees, customers, and partners around the world. Offering one of the most extensive suites of criminal service offerings, we continue to create background check solutions that will scale with your workforce needs well into the future.
We’ve been evolving our screening technology since 2006, investing millions annually in proprietary fulfillment systems. Our unwavering focus on innovating the end-to-end background check experience with technology and best-in-class data means we deliver more informed, responsive solutions for you.
What Our Clients Are Saying
We serve clients with more informed, responsive screening solutions. Hear what our customers say about how we deliver for them:Explore Customer Stories
Sterling’s accuracy and speed is helping me fix issues and get things done fast.”
Non-Profit Healthcare Organization
With Sterling, our recruiters are able to utilize associate screening and verification services, which saves them time with a streamlined process.”
I stay with Sterling because I’m getting compliance guidance, cutting-edge data, and consistently strong customer service from a partner who is in our vertical and understands what we do.”
What sold us on Sterling was getting the most comprehensive coverage for criminal background checks and a strong return on our investment. We have a team of people at Sterling that we can turn to that understands us, knows what we do, and knows what we’re asking for.”
Texas A&M University
Sterling was the partner that could really meet our needs, from integrating with our ATS and our HRIS to the numerous solutions they’re able to provide as a single source of services”
Behavioral Healthcare Provider
Make Identity Verification a Part of Your Background Checks
Many people believe background checks automatically verify a candidate’s identity. However, most background checks rely on personal details (such as correct date of birth and full name) that are entered manually by the candidate. Errors can go undetected and lead to incorrect background check results. Sterling’s Identity Verification, powered by ID.me, bridges this gap by helping collect more accurate candidate data before you screen.Explore Identity Verification
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Liens, Judgments, Bankruptcies + Credit
Identify risk associated with employees in regulated roles.
Optimize Your Program
With 45+ years of background check experience, we offer best practice considerations that will optimize your organization's global screening program, regardless of your size and where you hire.
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