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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Brexit, Immigration and Its Impact on the Global Workforce

Brexit, Immigration and Its Impact on the Global Workforce

Posted Friday, October 5th, 2018 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

In the first quarter of this year, 2.29 million EU nationals were working in the UK. They continue to be an essential pool of talent for UK employers.  Meanwhile, many hiring organisations are turning to workers outside of the UK as they look to expand global reach with in-region expertise. Last week, Natasha Catterson of...

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Benefits of Outsourcing Background Checks to a Third-Party Provider

Benefits of Outsourcing Background Checks to a Third-Party Provider

Posted Wednesday, September 5th, 2018 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

Background screening can be complicated. There is no way around that. But, these checks are becoming increasingly important for UK organisations. Based on the findings in Sterling Talent Solutions’ Background Checks 2018: UK Trends and Best Practices Report, 78% of companies conduct some sort of pre-employment background checks. Of those currently performing employment screening, 78%...

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Sterling Talent Solutions Sponsors and Presents at the 2018 In-house Recruitment Live! London Event

Sterling Sponsors and Presents at the 2018 In-house Recruitment LIVE! London Event

Posted Thursday, August 30th, 2018 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

Sterling Talent Solutions is excited to be sponsoring, exhibiting and presenting again at the In-house Recruitment LIVE! event at the Business Design Centre in London on 4 September 2018. This event  is the first UK exhibition dedicated entirely to In-house resourcing teams responsible for sourcing and recruiting candidates within corporate and SME businesses. Over 1000...

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Sterling Makes Inc. 5000 List for Ninth Year

Sterling Makes Inc. 5000 List for Ninth Year

Posted Tuesday, August 28th, 2018 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

Sterling Talent Solutions is proud to be a nine-time honouree of the Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies. The designation recognizes our commitment to delivering a simpler, smarter background screening and onboarding experience to employers worldwide. Sterling Talent Solutions, the world’s leading background screening provider, helps make the world a safer place, not only...

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Importance of Creating a Global Background Check Programme

Importance of Creating a Global Background Check Programme

Posted Monday, August 6th, 2018 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

For many businesses, hiring foreign-born workers or candidates with international experience has a distinct competitive advantage while diversifying the workplace and filling any empty skill gaps. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) “UK and Non-UK People in the Labour Market May 2018 Report“, found that from January to May 2018, there were 28.73 million UK...

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