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August 31st, 2017 | Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

Sterling Cleveland Office Honored as One of the Best Workplaces in Northeastern Ohio

Sterling proudly announces that our Cleveland, Ohio office has been named one of Northeast Ohio’s 99 best places to work in 2017! NorthCoast 99 recognizes great places to work for top performing people that drive results, provide competitive advantages and allow businesses to innovate and grow. This award is a true testament to the hard work put in by so many at our organization to develop the culture we have today. The NorthCoast 99 Best Workplace Award is a representation of how well Sterling compares to other organizations in Northeast Ohio for treating their employees across a number of areas including challenging and meaningful work, compensation and benefits, work/life balance and more. Applicants are evaluated based on policies and practices related to the attraction and retention of top performers, as well as data collected from employee surveys.

“Sterling is honored to be recognized as part of the Northcoast 99 this year,” said Clare Hart, CEO of Sterling. “With a complete renovation of our Cleveland office, we’ve made a strategic investment to support the continued expansion of this thriving market. From our passionate, innovative teams to our support of the community through employee-led volunteering, we’re humbled to rank among Cleveland’s finest workplaces.”

New Office in Cleveland

The Cleveland office, the Sterling US operations center, is located in Independence, Ohio. The office recently moved to a new 40,000 square foot space allowing for growth in all departments. The open concept office allows collaboration with team members while at the same time focusing on clients’ needs. The Cleveland Sterling team is very proud to be able to raise funds to help nonprofit organizations in the Cleveland area as part of the Sterling REACH program. Year to date, they have conducted fund-raising campaigns for eight different local non-profit charities and is looking forward to more events throughout the rest of the year.

About the NorthCoast 99 Award

 “We’re extremely honored to recognize the 2017 NorthCoast 99 winners. These organizations have earned the right to call themselves a great workplace by their dedication to attracting, supporting, retaining, and motivating their Top Performers. ERC developed the NorthCoast 99 program with the hopes of inspiring local leaders to promote the great workplace movement,” comments Pat Perry, President of ERC.

NorthCoast 99 is an annual recognition program that honors 99 great workplaces for top talent in Northeast Ohio. The program is presented by ERC ( ERC helps organizations create great workplaces by providing HR resources, training, and consulting services. Sponsors of the NorthCoast 99 program include Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield, CareerCurve, Cleveland Magazine, ERChealth, Frantz Ward LLP, Gino’s Awards, Oswald Companies, Staffing Solutions Enterprises, and Ultimate Software.

Worldwide Recognition of Sterling and its Employees

Sterling is a global organization with 20 offices in 9 countries with over 4,000 employees. As our technology and organization continues to grow through mergers and acquisitions, we have been recognized with multiple awards for our company as well as our leadership, including WorkForce Management Hot List of Background Screening Providers, HR Vendors of the Year Best Background Screening Providers in Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore, HRO Magazine’s Baker Dozen Best Background Screening Providers, Best in Biz 2016 Executive of the Year, Gold Stevie Award for the Global Sales Team of the Year and The Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies. We are honored to display the awards that we have achieved in the past year to symbolize the dedication from every person in every Sterling office around the world.

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