Background Screening 101: Your Questions Answered

Background Screening 101: Your Questions Answered!

Posted Monday, February 11th, 2019 by Henry Duval-Hall

Establishing new HR processes can be challenging in today’s atmosphere of ‘tick box exercises’ and compliance-led change initiatives. With this in mind, our Account Executives help support customers by developing tailored packages and processes that are unique for each client. In this post, we reveal the typical questions asked by employers and give practical answers...

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The background check compliance mistakes you may not realise you’re making

Posted Friday, February 8th, 2019 by Sterling Talent Solutions

Background screening plays a fundamental role in the recruitment process for many organisations, however there can often be a degree of complexity when it comes to background screening compliance. To assist in streamlining your screening process and to help ensure you meet regulatory obligations, we’ve put together a list of the most common pitfalls to...

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Ownership of the recruitment process: How HR and hiring managers can work in harmony

Posted Wednesday, February 6th, 2019 by Sterling Talent Solutions

To help employers find the best person for the job, the recruitment process is often a group effort between HR, hiring managers and external agencies. Yet despite the benefits of involving a range of people in the process, there are challenges too. Here are some of the challenges that can arise with a collaborative approach...

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Top five blogs of 2018: Insights to enhance your screening programme in 2019

Posted Friday, January 4th, 2019 by Gilbert Colobanea

The beginning of a new year is a good time to reflect on the past 12 months and start considering your background screening needs for the year ahead. Some of the big topics of last year will continue to be important issues for employers this year, so we thought we’d share our five most popular...

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Social media screening: How to avoid risk when hiring

Posted Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 by Sterling Talent Solutions

Social media has not only transformed the way we communicate with one another, but it has become a game changer in the world of recruitment and talent acquisition. Huge amounts of data can be gleaned from candidates’ social media profiles, so it can be very tempting for employers to check sites such as LinkedIn, Twitter...

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Improving the Candidate Experience Through Background Screening

Improving the Candidate Experience Through Background Screening

Posted Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

Candidate experience is the driving factor in today’s hiring process. A good or bad candidate experience can have a direct impact on an organisation’s reputation and profitability. Candidates who have had an overall negative hiring experience will take their alliances, product purchases and relationships elsewhere. Negative experiences impact the employer brand and can also diminish their...

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