Best Practices for HR Compliance in 2018

Best Practices for HR Compliance in 2018

Posted Wednesday, December 13th, 2017 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

2017 brought about many changes in employment laws that impact the hiring process and 2018 looks to be just as challenging on the legislative front.  The variety of laws/rules can be overwhelming to an employer, and if regulations are not complied with properly, organisations could face stiff penalties. Sterling Talent Solutions recently presented the “HR...

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What is a Social Media Search?

What is a Social Media Search?

Posted Friday, December 8th, 2017 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

Social media is used in all aspects of the hiring process from recruiting to background screening. Over 90% of recruiters say that they use social media to vet a candidate before the interview. According to The Sterling Talent Solutions 2017 US Benchmarking Survey, 66% of employers do some form of social media screening. In the UK,...

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Sterling Talent Solutions Wins APAC HR Vendors Award

Sterling Talent Solutions Selected Best Background Screening Provider for APAC HR Vendors Awards

Posted Thursday, December 7th, 2017 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

We are very excited to announce that Sterling Talent Solutions/RISQ Group was recently awarded “Best Background Screening Provider” for the HR Vendors of the Year Awards in Malaysia, Hong Kong and Singapore. For 2017, Sterling received the bronze award for Singapore and the silver award for Hong Kong and Malaysia. This is the second year in a row...

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How to Stay Compliant and Avoid Workplace Discrimination

Workplace Discrimination – How to Avoid It and Stay Compliant

Posted Thursday, November 30th, 2017 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

Discrimination can take many forms from discriminatory hiring practices to cyberbullying to sexual harassment. It happens both in and out of the workplace. Today’s news cycle is filled with victims coming forward and the accused being taken to task.  Sterling Talent Solutions has hosted a series of webinars focusing on Employment Law for HR.  In...

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Credit Enquires Should be Part of a Background Screening Programme

Why Should Credit Enquiries Be a Part of Your Background Screening Programme?

Posted Monday, November 6th, 2017 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

Companies invest time, training, money and resources into each new hire in the hope that the employee will thrive and ultimately help the company succeed. Each organisation is unique and requires unique solutions for the hiring process to allow companies to hire with confidence. Background screening helps businesses make better, more consistent and more informed...

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What Employers Need to Know About Brexit, Immigration and Hiring Foreign-Born Workers

What Employers Need to Know About Brexit, Immigration and Hiring Foreign-Born Workers

Posted Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 by Sterling Talent Solutions

The world is getting smaller as employers continue to search far and wide for their pool of talent. Businesses need to make sure they’re ready for whatever changes are on the horizon and how this might affect their future workforce. According to Fragomen,  “Until June 2016, employers only needed to answer two simple questions with...

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