Five simple ‘wins’ to speed up your hiring process

Five simple ‘wins’ to speed up your hiring process

Posted Monday, March 25th, 2019 by Sterling Talent Solutions

In today’s competitive, fast-moving labour market, where the best candidates can get snapped up within a matter of days, you don’t want to risk losing out on top talent because your hiring process is slow or inefficient. Research by Glassdoor revealed that average hiring times have risen significantly in recent years, with the interview process...

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Does your candidate have a fake qualification from a diploma mill?

Posted Friday, February 22nd, 2019 by Sterling Talent Solutions

Last year, the BBC revealed that thousands of people in the UK had bought fake degrees from a diploma mill in Pakistan. Meanwhile, in February this year, it was reported that Malaysia’s deputy foreign minister had been accused of falsely claiming he had a degree from the UK’s Cambridge University, when actually it was from...

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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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