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Built for Your Business

We are committed to providing our clients with innovations that matter and make an impact. By creating a partnership with our clients, we can design a custom tool set that improves trust and safety for contingent workers and for everyone that uses your platform, while promoting quicker turnaround times and reducing expenses.

We’ve Got Your Gig Industry Covered

Serving All Gig Industries

We understand all gig economy companies have unique screening and identity requirements for their workforce. Sterling’s background screenings can fit the needs within any gig industry. Don’t see yours listed? Contact us today to learn how we can help within your industry.

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Care

Whether your clients need help with a failed DIY project or require care for their children while working from home, trust and safety is their top concern. We’ve helped thousands of quality gig professionals onboard for:

  • Medical practices and hospitals
  • Palliative, hospice, and at-home care
  • Babysitting and nannying
  • At-home construction projects
  • Dog walkers
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Driver

Does your gig company rely on your workforce to drive their own cars? Whether it’s ridesharing or delivering groceries, Sterling’s background screening and identity verification services can meet your needs. Our screenings include Motor Vehicle Record checks. We support gig clients whose services include:

  • Driving people
  • Delivering groceries and carry out
  • Car rentals
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Education

For years the education industry has utilized contracted workers to further educate their students through tutoring programs. We’ve incorporated an education verification check especially for you. We can run a global candidate screening that checks education history to provide you with qualified candidates for teaching positions.

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We understand all gig economy companies have unique screening and identity requirements for their workforce. Sterling’s background screenings can fit the needs within any gig industry. Don’t see yours listed? Contact us today to learn how we can help within your industry.

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Whether your clients need help with a failed DIY project or require care for their children while working from home, trust and safety is their top concern. We’ve helped thousands of quality gig professionals onboard for:

  • Medical practices and hospitals
  • Palliative, hospice, and at-home care
  • Babysitting and nannying
  • At-home construction projects
  • Dog walkers
Download PDF

Does your gig company rely on your workforce to drive their own cars? Whether it’s ridesharing or delivering groceries, Sterling’s background screening and identity verification services can meet your needs. Our screenings include Motor Vehicle Record checks. We support gig clients whose services include:

  • Driving people
  • Delivering groceries and carry out
  • Car rentals
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For years the education industry has utilized contracted workers to further educate their students through tutoring programs. We’ve incorporated an education verification check especially for you. We can run a global candidate screening that checks education history to provide you with qualified candidates for teaching positions.

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How Much Can We Save Your Gig Business? Unhappy with your current ROI on background checks or curious about what we offer? For years we’ve helped gig businesses save on hiring the right candidates - without sacrificing quality.
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Scale Globally with Regional Expertise

Our proprietary technology delivers more reliable background information to help build a quality workforce, quickly. Pairing our diverse integrations, local fulfillment platforms, and multi-lingual support teams, gig economy businesses can navigate cultural differences and regulations to make globalization easier on your developers, trust and safety teams, and your candidates.
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We Take Gig Clients Further

For over 13 years, Sterling has focused on providing a truly global API that most of our competitors cannot offer, especially for their gig economy clients. Our RESTful API connects your platform or third-party onboarding solution with Sterling’s background screening service resulting in a seamless onboarding experience.

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We deliver on customer service. You will have a dedicated team that works exclusively within the gig economy, providing years of experience and expertise to help your business run more efficiently. And because our team works from the start to build a meaningful relationship and comprehensive understanding of your company, we are able to provide our best support that caters to your needs.

For gig companies, the ability to onboard high volumes of candidates quickly is crucial. Sterling has created a scalable service that effectively screens 90% of background checks in less than one day.

Get a full picture of a candidate’s background by pairing Sterling background checks with our identity verification services and achieve a more in-depth look into who you’re hiring.

Services Tailored for Gig

While the specific screening needs of every organization differs, Sterling’s decades of experience can be leveraged to design the most appropriate solution for your business.
Criminal Background Checks

Getting a complete picture of a candidate’s criminal history is often more complex than people think. At Sterling, we make it easy for you to make fast, more accurate, and safer hiring decisions through a combination of robust services, solutions, and technology that allows us to:

  • Uncover more criminal activity
  • Gain direct access to more US criminal records
  • Deliver accurate results quickly
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Pre-employment Verifications

Make sure you know who you’re hiring with the support of industry-leading pre-employment verifications backed by a powerful fulfilment engine. Sterling’s verification services deliver fast, detailed confirmations of a candidate’s educational background, job history, and other credentials so you can be confident in every new hire.

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Fingerprinting

Sterling offers fingerprinting services as a biometric check for identity purposes, and to screen candidates for employment and promotions. Sterling Identity offers a national network of hundreds of collection sites, certified with the FBI, AHCA, and NMLS to submit electronic fingerprints directly. Sterling’s fingerprinting services uses digital fingerprint capture technology that reduces rejection rates and speeds up processing time, with an average turnaround time of less than 24 hours.

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Identity Verification

Identity Verification is designed to help you mitigate risk through a simple process where candidates verify that the information they provided about themselves, such as their name and date of birth, is indeed their own. This allows employers to verify that candidates are in fact who they claim to be. In any situation where remote verification is needed, both accuracy and reliable technology play critical roles.

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Sterling API

Whether your organization is looking to onboard service providers as quickly and safely as possible or you use a proprietary HR platform, Sterling offers highly configurable API options with dedicated support to help you create a seamless brand experience. We provide our clients with:

  • Access to a robust suite of services
  • Global availability for sustainable growth
  • On-demand approach with progressive workflows
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