Billy Greenblatt-Background Checks: It’s Time to Reinvent the Industry We Invented

Background Checks: It’s Time to Reinvent the Industry We Invented

Posted Monday, June 11th, 2018 by Billy Greenblatt, CEO, Sterling

Many of you may not know that over forty years ago I started a business, which then morphed into a criminal search company with three employees. Now Sterling is the largest identity and screening business in the world. From 1975 to 2013 we grew the company by automating the criminal record check process, investing in cutting-edge technology...

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Why a Robust Background Check Programme Should Include Non-Permanent Workers

Why a Robust Background Check Programme Should Include Non-Permanent Workers

Posted Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

The UK workforce is evolving. In a report, The Office of National Statistics spotlighted the labour force for the first three months of 2017. The report found that there were 23 Million full-time workers, 8.5 Million part-time workers and 5 Million people working in the gig economy. The temporary or contractor worker sector (or the...

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Background Checks 2018: UK Trends & Best Practices Report

New Survey Finds Growth in UK Organisations Performing Global Background Checks

Posted Monday, April 16th, 2018 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

Sterling Talent Solutions surveyed over 300 UK-based employers in 33 industries about their use of background checks to gain key insights into emerging trends, technology and more for our Background Checks 2018: UK Trends & Best Practices Report. We surveyed businesses large (over 10,000 employees) and small (up to 49 employees) with the largest group of respondents...

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Data Desk: Utilizing Cutting-Edge Technology for Self-Service BI

Posted Tuesday, April 10th, 2018 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

For the past three years, Sterling Talent Solutions has been improving their analytics across the company. Not only have we looked at our client facing analytics, but we are reviewing the internal business intelligence to better serve our customers as well. From Account Management to Operations, everyone in the organisation needs data and if everyone...

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Background Screening 2018: Research Results and Insights

Background Screening 2018: Research Results and Insights

Posted Thursday, April 5th, 2018 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

What do HR professionals in the UK think are important topics in their industry? Sterling Talent Solutions surveyed over 300 UK-based employers in 33 industries about their use of background checks to gain key insights into emerging trends, technology and more. Sterling recently presented the webinar, “Background Screening 2018: Research Results and Insights” to discuss the key insights...

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What are Public Safety Verifications?

What are Public Safety Verifications?

Posted Wednesday, March 28th, 2018 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

Daily newscasts are filled with stories about financial crimes, data breaches and terrorist acts around the world. While some of these events have resulted in distressing outcomes, many have thankfully been thwarted. These acts have spotlighted higher security and reviews of terrorist watch lists and processes. Today, authorities in the UK, EU and around the...

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