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Welcome Better Hospitality Industry Screening Solutions

Servicing global hotel chains, casinos, boutique hotels, and food service groups, Sterling is the trusted screening partner for comprehensive background checks with the fastest turnaround times.

Hiring quality employees protects your brand reputation and clients.

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Five Components of a Comprehensive Background Check for Hotel Staff

In the hospitality business, an ideal candidate is a true steward of a hotel's brand. Below are five key components of a comprehensive and well-rounded background check for hotel staff.

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Changing Laws for Hotel Background Checks

Sterling is tracking changes to laws governing background checks in the Hospitality industry.

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The New Reality of Workforce Monitoring

Reduce risk by regularly screening employees to quickly identify changes in employee status, including criminal activity.

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The Sterling Advantage


Industry-leading background check turnaround times help to decrease time-to-hire so you can increase productivity and quickly address workforce shortages and recruitment challenges.

Industry Expertise

Maximize partnership value by combining Sterling’s screening experience with a dedicated hospitality team of client service managers, sales representatives, and support specialists.

Candidate Experience

Sterling’s mobile-enabled candidate portal makes completing the background check process quick and easy – reducing candidate drop-off and getting them to work sooner.


Whether you’re screening for on-premise or corporate office hires, we can fulfill any screening needs with customized programs that fit roles from guest reception to the executive suites.


We combine our advanced technology with a superior fulfillment engine to deliver simpler, more efficient background checks – no matter how many employees or retail locations you have.

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Background Screening Services

Criminal Background Checks - Our comprehensive background screening services raise the safety bar to help ensure faster, accurate hiring decisions.

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Employment Verifications

We validate who you are hiring in advance with thorough verification services backed by our own powerful fulfillment engine.

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Drug & Health Screening

Improve workplace safety with an array of pre-and post-drug and alcohol tests, health screenings and DOT services.

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Want to talk background checks or brainstorm about hiring solutions? Need us to just listen? Whatever the reason, we are here to help.

General Inquiries


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Client Services


888 889 5248
+1 646 829 3382

Corporate Address

1 State Street Plaza
New York, NY 10004