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August 7th, 2018 | Alex Krokos, Sterling Talent Solutions

Sterling Announces Integration with Lever

Sterling is pleased to announce the integration of its background screening platform, SterlingONE, with Lever’s Talent Acquisition Suite, which combines ATS and CRM functionality with rich analytics in a single platform for teams to collaboratively source talent, nurture and manage candidates in one place.

Sterling offers a suite of solutions, personalized to fit all industry and vertical needs. As local, state and federal regulations and client demands regularly change, it is Sterling’s top priority to enhance quality, stability and agility to meet both day-to-day and strategic demands.

Integration Capabilities

The new integration delivers real-time processing to recruiters who are now able to initiate Sterling orders natively within Lever and confirm their orders without leaving the Lever Talent Acquisition platform. Customers are able to efficiently manage their hiring and background screening process, making it easier for mutual customers to access over 100 of Sterling’s unique screening services, including, but not limited to:

  • Criminal Record Checks
  • Employment & Education Verification
  • Credit Reports
  • Global Screening
  • Drug and Health Screening
  • Motor Vehicle Record Checks


Lever’s applicant tracking and sourcing technology draws the entire team together to source, nurture, interview and hire top talent through effortless collaboration. Lever has been intentionally designed with integrated ATS and CRM functionality and features a modern interface that helps employers develop stronger candidate relationships in fewer clicks.

Lever was founded in 2012 in San Francisco. The company has raised more than $73 million in funding from Adams Street Partners, Scale Venture Partners, Matrix Partners, Y Combinator, Redpoint Ventures, and Correlation Ventures among others. Lever supports the hiring needs of over 1,500 companies around the globe including the teams at Netflix, Hot Topic, KPMG New Zealand and Cirque du Soleil. With an overall gender ratio of 50:50, Lever is also fiercely committed to building a team culture that celebrates diversity and inclusion.

Building Strong Strategic Partnerships

Sterling partners with industry leaders to seamlessly integrate our background screening and substance abuse solutions with over 35 HCM and ATS platforms. Sterling works with our partners to build custom integrations using our API to our Partners’ API. These integrations offer continuous lifecycles that deliver more value and customer savings while delivering a unified, easy-to-implement and efficient solution.

Smarter Background Screening Experience with Sterling

Sterling, the world’s leading background screening provider, helps make the world a safer place, not only for our 25,000 clients globally but for every person who is impacted by their hiring decisions. Sterling provides a comprehensive suite of cloud-based background screening and onboarding solutions that deliver accurate, reliable results and tools to maintain compliance throughout the hiring cycle.

With 20 offices in nine countries and growing, Sterling conducts over 100 million searches annually with a team of over 4,400 employees. Sterling is accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS), a distinction earned by fewer than 10 percent of all background screening companies. Find out more about Sterling’s hiring solutionscareer opportunities, vendor partners and much more at our website.

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