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Screening Solutions For The Evolving Global Workforce

As the trusted screening partner of more than half of the top 20 staffing agencies in the US, Sterling understands the intense competition for talent, complex program requirements, and increased pressure our customers face.

Making the process of hiring the best people better.

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Overcoming the Challenges of Background Screening for the Staffing Industry

Staffing is fast paced, and background checks which are of critical importance also need to be completed quickly.

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Sterling Sponsors 2018 SIA’s 40 Under 40

Sterling is proud to sponsor 2018 40 Under 40 Leaders Leader List celebrated at the SIA Gig Economy Conference.

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Simple Screening Solution for Smaller Clients

Affordable packages and a robust menu of customizations, such as criminal history searches, motor vehicle record checks, employment and education verifications, and drug testing, meet the unique needs of small businesses.

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The Sterling Advantage


With the industry’s fastest turnaround times, we help to decrease time-to-hire so you can increase recruiter productivity, place candidates faster, and deliver on your clients’ expectations.


Our dedicated Staffing account management team has decades of experience in the Staffing industry – with expertise gained from working for both the screening provider and the agency.


Sterling’s in-depth knowledge of the screening industry and various hiring laws and regulations helps you promote the highest standards of compliance.

Industry Focus

No matter what industry, job role, or client you’re hiring for, we can fulfill any screening need with the most comprehensive product suite in the industry. Because we have clients in almost every industry, you can turn to us for industry benchmarking, best practices, and expert recommendations.

Candidate Experience

Our mobile-enabled candidate portal makes it quick and easy for candidates to complete the background check process – reducing candidate drop-off and time-to-hire.


Your clients can be confident that you’re putting forward the highest quality candidates without the risk of a questionable background.

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Criminal Background Checks

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

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

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Workforce Monitoring

Our proactive Workforce Monitoring services help protect your organization against violence, litigation, fraud and theft.

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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


866 881 2011

Client Services


888 889 5248
+1 646 829 3382

Corporate Address

1 State Street Plaza
New York, NY 10004