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May 8 | 2014

Lessons From Little League: Follow Your Screening Policy or Suffer the Fallout

Little League season has gotten off to a bumpy start in a few towns this year.  Baseball fiel...

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May 2 | 2014

The Art of Deception: A Look at Diploma and Refere...

For years, deceitful applicants have found ways to con hiring managers into beli...

May 1 | 2014

We Are SterlingBackcheck: A New Name for a New Er...

November 13 | 2013

Is Mickey Mouse in Trouble? Disney Defends Its Bac...

The company known for their signature character, Mickey Mouse, is defending a class action claim based on questions about its background screening policies. The suit against Disney was filed in the Superior Court of California on November 1, 2013, and the complaint alleges that Disney’s policy for notifying applicants about background checks ha...

November 8 | 2013

Think You’ve Got Hiring Challenges? Find Out How...

If you want to improve your company’s hiring practices and make more informed...

October 23 | 2013

Ask Angela: Who Should Have Access to Background C...

October 17 | 2013

Counting to Seven: The 7 Year Rule for Reporting A...

If you read the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) as much as I do (insert nerd joke here), you might know that it allows non-conviction criminal information to be reported for up to seven years. One question that occasionally comes up is, when does the clock start on the seven year count? According to a recent......

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Sterling provides a foundation of safety and trust.

Our vision is to make the world a safer place. And we know the right people make all the difference -- in your workplace, hospitals, and schools, to name a few. As a global leader in background and identity services, Sterling can help you navigate uncertainty, and hire with confidence. We'll empower your business to make smarter, faster, safer hiring decisions. Whether you're looking for background check services or want to chat through complex compliance issues -- we're here to help.

General Inquiries

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866 881 2011

SterlingNOW Support

Please reach out to us at support@sterlingnow.io or message us using the help chat at sterlingcheck.com/sterlingnow. If you'd like a phone call, send us your phone number.

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