Social Media Screening Continues Its Upward Trend

Social Media Screening Continues Its Upward Trend

Posted Thursday, October 5th, 2017 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

Social media is a becoming a key social media recruiting tool. HR teams, recruiters, and employers are using social networks to recruit candidates and to conduct background screening to confirm a candidate’s qualifications for a job. Using social media to support the recruitment process can provide valuable opportunities for both the candidate and the employer. A recent…

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Social Media Screening-Compliance Risks vs. Employer Rewards

Social Media Screening: Compliance Risks vs. Employer Rewards

Posted Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

There is no way around it; we live in a social media world. It has come to a point where the first thing that people do after they wake up is check their social media accounts, and they are then connected throughout the entire day. According to We Are Social, the number of active internet…

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Infographic: Dos and Don’ts of Social Media for Job Hunters

Posted Thursday, July 13th, 2017 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

Today’s world is a much more social place. Imagine a time without social media. Some would argue that would be a perfect world, while others would miss being connected to friends, family and being on top of the most current news stories as they happen. According to We Are Social, the number of worldwide internet users is nearly 3.8 Billion while the number of active social media users is over 2.7 Billion and this is only expected to grow with estimates of over 30% of the world’s population using social networks just in 2017. The top three social sites that people spend time on a daily basis are Facebook (76%), Instagram (51%) and Twitter (42%).

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Sterling Talent Solutions Pride Profile

A Look Back at PRIDE Month: Diversity in the Workplace

Posted Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 by Devon Allen, Sterling Talent Solutions

People, culture and integrity are almost always at the very epicenter of Human Resources. At Sterling Talent Solutions, our own core values center on these concepts. There’s no denying that these values, rooted in valuing people, inclusion and collaboration, are strong justification for empowering diversity in the workplace. Creativity, teamwork and effectiveness are driven by our ability to each think differently, working to merge our many ideas, personal strengths and experiences to optimize any given project. In my time at Sterling, I’ve found this to be a priceless attribute of the work we do.

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Infographic: Background Screening Roadmap

Posted Monday, July 10th, 2017 by Debbie Lamb, Sterling Talent Solutions

Pack up the car and get ready for a background screening road trip! Sterling Talent Solutions surveyed 500+ U.S. based employers regarding their use of employment background checks for our just released, 2017 Background Screening Trends and Best Practices Report. The surveys represented 33 industries including consulting, educations, healthcare, manufacturing, not-for-profit, staffing and technology with the responses coming from managers, business owners, executives and key company stakeholders. We created a snapshot of current screening practices, priorities and challenges of the hottest issues of the background screening industry in our infographic, Your Background Screening Roadmap.

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