Kick Up Your Feet and Relax…SHRM is Almost Here.

Posted Thursday, June 2nd, 2016 by Sterling Talent Solutions

We’re 17 days away from the SHRM Annual Conference and we’ve got a lot of great news to share with you. Our goal has always been to help you hire with confidence by bringing you a simpler, smarter background screening and onboarding experience…but that doesn’t mean we can’t have a little fun in the process. Our team is putting the final touches on all of the events we have going on at Booth #3237 and we want to share the details with you.

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Learn the Latest Strategies to Support Loss Prevention in our June Webinar

Posted Tuesday, May 31st, 2016 by Sterling Talent Solutions

While most companies seek out the best in people, all businesses run the risk of being affected by fraud. In fact, according to the 2016 Global Economic Crime Survey by PwC, “more than one in three (36%) of organisations experienced economic crime in the past 24 months.” With a little more than 1/3 of companies experiencing fraud, businesses are looking for new strategies to support loss prevention.

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Your Top 5 Questions on Global Criminal Record Checks Answered

Posted Friday, May 13th, 2016 by Sterling Talent Solutions

Hiring candidates who currently work or previously worked in other countries adds a layer of complexity and mystery to criminal record checks. Compliance with foreign privacy laws, the type of information available, budget, turn-around-time, and how to interpret results are key considerations for most recruiters.

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Your Top 7 Questions on Background Checks Across Borders Answered

Posted Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 by Sterling Talent Solutions

Distinct differences in the legal landscape between Canada and the United States can make background screening tricky for a company that operates on both sides of the border. And understanding these differences is vital to mitigating risk and avoiding litigation.

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Infographic: Managing Risk in a Global Marketplace

Posted Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 by Sterling Talent Solutions

Although global migration is not a recent phenomenon, the number of foreign-born workers has risen considerably over the last decade. As the workforce becomes more global, hiring decisions are taking on an increasingly international dimension and should accommodate cross-border elements.

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Managing Risk in a Global Marketplace: The Changing International Landscape for Background Screening

Posted Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 by Sterling Talent Solutions

While global migration is far from being a recent phenomenon, there has been a significant increase in the number of foreign-born workers over the last decade. In the United States, the U.S. Department of Labor indicates that, in 2013, there were 25.3 million foreign born workers in the U.S. labor force, comprising 16.3% in total. A similar picture is painted elsewhere, with The Migration Observatory at the University of Oxford identifying an increase in foreign-born people of working age in the U.K. from 2.9 million in 1993 to more than 6 million in 2012.

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