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Check out tips and trends – from human capital management to compliance updates for background screening – all written by Sterling experts and partners around the globe. We’re spotlighting the issues and topics that impact the hiring process, candidate experience, background screening and new hire onboarding.

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October 23 | 2013

Ask Angela: Who Should Have Access to Background Check Results?

You asked for it–you got it!  “Ask Angela” is your chance to ask those nagging compl...

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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 jo...

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August 15 | 2013

Conducting Employment Background Checks in Texas?...

From access to major cities such as Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio and Austin and all they have to offer, to a wealth of jobs in energy, technology, financial services and agriculture to employer friendly laws, the state of Texas is well-known as a good place for employers to conduct business. And when it......

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February 25 | 2013

Have You Ever Been Committed? Gun Ownership v. Emp...

Over the past couple months, we’ve blogged about the differences between the u...

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May 27 | 2010

Fake Degree Leads to Arrest

Usually when we talk about fake degrees, we are referring to diploma or degree mills. There have been many stories in the news as of late about people using academic credentials purchased by these “schools” to either land a job or obtain a higher position or pay.  In addition to the issuing the diploma or degree, many......

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