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Reach out today to learn how you can achieve your goals with customized identity and screening solutions.



Why partner with Sterling?

  • Worldwide
    95M+ global background checks annually with operations around the world
  • Helpful
    4.2/5 Trustpilot rating (~2000 reviews) for great global service and support
  • Expertise
    45+ years of deep expertise in localized services and compliance across dozens of industries

We Put People First

Blending Technology with Human Touch
We believe that helping clients achieve their goals can’t be done with technology alone.
Built On a Foundation of Trust and Safety
We don’t innovate for headlines. We focus on what’s in the best interest of our customers.
Cost-Effective Without Compromising Quality
Our progressive ordering option offers an additional layer to filter unqualified candidates early in the screening process.

Deep Industry Expertise Delivers Results

We’ve spent 45+ years building our deep industry expertise to drive trusted, meaningful results for 50,000+ clients. Here’s what our clients are saying:
They are trustworthy, compliant, and the client service is exceptional.”
Sterling is able to offer perspective and knowledge that applies specifically to the unique needs of my business.”
We would like to give a shout-out to our Sterling Client Success Partner, who has always gone above and beyond to deliver results.”
When I was introduced to Sterling, I was thrilled by how great its customer service was. It’s unlike anything I’d seen before from a screening partner.”

Technology-Enabled Tools Drive Efficiency

Our tools help support your specific business and culture objectives.
Supporting Fairness & Inclusion
Our tools help you navigate anti-discrimination laws and implement second chance hiring practices that fit your objectives.
Accelerate Time-to-Hire
Increase productivity with compliance tools and automated processes that are secure and easily accessible.
Trusted Expertise
Our in-house compliance experts have localized teams around the globe to monitor new laws and regulations.

Liveops + Sterling Partnership

A faster, more convenient way for prospective contractor agents to join the Liveops Network.

“Internally, we recognized the need to be more competitive with our onboarding processes.” said Emily Sturgeon-Smith, Director of Talent Acquisition at Liveops. “We anticipate this partnership will encourage more prospective Agents to move forward and to shorten the time frame it takes to get new Agents earning for their home businesses.”

“In addition to being a global leader in processing background checks, Sterling aligns to our core beliefs with a candidate-first and collaborative mindset. This is ultimately what made them the ideal partner for Liveops.” said Sturgeon-Smith.

Benefits

  • Premiere candidate experience
  • Dedicated support structure for clients and candidates
  • Quicker turnaround times - 82% of reports are fulfilled within one day
  • Cost effective pricing structure for prospective contractors

Covid-19 Services

Sterling is committed to helping companies implement their Covid-19 policies.

  • Proprietary criminal automation technology that allows us direct access to court information without disruption.
  • Ability to easily to manage and track Covid-19 vaccination status.
  • End-to-end Covid-19 Health Testing.
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Digital Identity

In an exclusive partnership with ID.me, a leading provider of identity solutions, Sterling brings a simple and trusted identity verification solution to the US that fights fraud and strengthens background checks with more accurate candidate data.

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Robust Service Options

Sterling has taken the complexity out of screening by building a robust suite of tools and services to more efficiently onboard high volumes of candidates while your business grows.

We provide screening services that directly integrate with your system through our intelligent API to communicate criminal record checks, motor vehicle records search, identity verification, drug and health screening, and technology-enabled compliance tools to fulfill your global hiring needs effectively and efficiently.

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Sterling is committed to helping companies implement their Covid-19 policies.

  • Proprietary criminal automation technology that allows us direct access to court information without disruption.
  • Ability to easily to manage and track Covid-19 vaccination status.
  • End-to-end Covid-19 Health Testing.
Get Started

In an exclusive partnership with ID.me, a leading provider of identity solutions, Sterling brings a simple and trusted identity verification solution to the US that fights fraud and strengthens background checks with more accurate candidate data.

Get Started

Sterling has taken the complexity out of screening by building a robust suite of tools and services to more efficiently onboard high volumes of candidates while your business grows.

We provide screening services that directly integrate with your system through our intelligent API to communicate criminal record checks, motor vehicle records search, identity verification, drug and health screening, and technology-enabled compliance tools to fulfill your global hiring needs effectively and efficiently.

Get Started