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Return to Work Contractor Background Checks Post Crisis

Alla Schay, General Manager, Sterling Industrials, Government, and Education Click here to read the original article published by Industry Today. Challenging times will typically allow businesses to quickly learn which strategic partners they can count on, and which will show cracks under strain. Through the Covid-19 pandemic lens, key phrases such as “essential businesses” and…

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Beyond Background Checks: Adding Identity Verification to Your Hiring Process to Better Address Fraud Risk

It’s no secret: The retail industry is in hiring mode. In addition to filling gaps left from the pandemic shutdown, retailers are ramping up for seasonal shopping. Unfortunately, they aren’t the only ones looking for candidates. As SHRM points out, “We are facing a convergence of all these industries — retail, shipping, hospitality and more —…

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How Tech Companies Can Navigate “The Great Resignation”

By now, you’ve probably heard of the phenomenon known as The Great Resignation — the massive, voluntary, and unprecedented exodus from the workforce that’s taken hold in recent months. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 38 million US workers quit their jobs from during 2021.  If you’re in the tech industry,…

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Answers to 6 Common Questions on the US Labor Shortage

As the US starts to reopen and adjust to a new world, certain industries are struggling to get workers in the door. The pandemic has prompted people to think more deeply about where and how they want to work, which has forced many companies to take a look in the mirror. It’s become evident that…

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Q&A with Jill Zientarski of Workery Consulting: Direct-hire vs. Independent Contractors

It’s not breaking news that Covid-19 has changed the world of work across all industries. From people losing their jobs, to choosing to find independent work with more flexibility to allow for easier work/life balance, a shift in the values placed on work vs. family, and remote work being something of the new norm, companies…

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Busting the Top 10 Myths of Background Checks

Some potential employees look so great on paper that hiring managers mistakenly think that all they need to do to screen them is check their references and job history. However, to avoid hiring mistakes that can not only be costly, but also put an organization’s entire reputation at stake, it’s imperative to expend further scrutiny…

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SterlingONE Brings Ease to Background Screening

Employee screening and onboarding new hires can be complex and time-consuming. With regulatory landscapes and the need to get good candidates in the door faster-streamlined, agile technology and processes are a daily requirement. Sterling offers bundled solutions that are designed to meet the screening and onboarding needs for your company. From the essentials, including criminal background checks, drug and health screening and easy-to-navigate candidate and employee portals and workflows, to ultimate solutions including Form I-9, new hire and custom forms we have the hiring process covered from end-to-end.

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