Resources: Expert Articles and eBooks

Expert Articles & eBooks

You can't do it alone - or overnight. Building an effective, reliable employment screening program takes time and expertise. To help human resources and compliance professionals do it right, Sterling Talent Solutions regularly publishes expert articles and eBooks by industry experts on emerging trends and issues impacting the search for top talent.

Employee, Client and Third Party Due Diligence - The Cost of Ineffective Monitoring Procedures

Having inadequate due diligence practices in place leaves a financial services organization open to potential risks. Explore how you can protect your firm, your clients, and your reputation through continual monitoring.

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Your Adverse Action Checklist: Getting it Right

Check off the boxes to learn more about Adverse Action best practices and the steps to follow to maintain compliance with the Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).

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Five Critical Steps to Criminal Record Check Compliance

Criminal record checks are a vital step in making intelligent and informed hiring decisions. Explore five critical steps that will help you create a sound background screening policy.

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Essential Onboarding Checklist for Your New Hire’s First Day and Beyond

The Essential Onboarding Checklist for Your New Hire

A good onboarding experience is key to employee morale and retention. Explore our comprehensive checklist of to-do items to set the stage for success.

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HR’s Guide to Onboarding: From Decision to Day One and Beyond

Simplify your onboarding experience and improve the overall candidate experience and satisfaction with this guide.

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Background Screening Trends & Best Practices Report 2017-2018

Data can help you look for ways to benchmark and improve your current background screening program. Explore key insights on background screening practices, priorities and challenges for U.S. employers in our trend report.

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The Ingredients of the Perfect Background Screening Platform

Your platform should guide you through all of your background screening and onboarding needs. Explore our eBook for the top seven areas to consider when selecting a solution and review our checklist for top questions you’ll want to ask.

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The EEOC’s Criminal Background Screening Guidance

Violations of EEOC regulations can lead to a host of negative outcomes. Explore the 5 lessons employers need to know about the EEOC’s criminal background screening guidance.

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Screen Now, Save Later

A bad hire can affect an organization’s reputation, finances and company morale. Learn ways employers can ensure they hire the right people and protect their staff, customers and businesses.

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U.S. Background Screening Policy Considerations

Creating an employment background screening program can seem complex. Here are 19 items to consider when creating your employee background check policy.

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Ban the Box Is out of Control: What You Need to Know to Protect Your Business

Ban the Box laws can be confusing. Get a clear understanding of what’s at stake and the actions you should consider taking to protect your organization.

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On The Issues: Background Screening & Politics

Get the latest look at background screening within the context of the hottest political topics, including homeland security, gun control, safety and more.

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Research Report: Employment Background Checks: Survey of American Citizens

We surveyed 1,000+ Americans to illuminate how consumers really feels about background screening. Get the results in this study.

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Age of the Millennials: 7 Tips for Screening an Emerging Generation

Millennials are the biggest generation in the US workforce. Explore the six best practices to improve their screening processes and minimize legal risk.

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Fingerprints vs. Name-Based Background Checks: And The Winner Is…

Get a side-by-side comprehensive comparison of name-based and fingerprint-based background checks. See the winner now.

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Danger in the Details: Form I-9 Mistakes That Can Cost You

In this white paper, we examine I-9 violations and provide you with tips to prevent your company from making the same mistakes.

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Background Screening Trends & Best Practices Report 2015

Explore current trends, best practices, compliance concerns and emerging threats that impact hiring programs in our exclusive report.

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eBook: Background Screening 101

Find out everything you want to know about background screening in this comprehensive eBook.

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Marijuana Legalization: Why It’s High Time You Reviewed Your Company’s Drug Policy

With the onset of marijuana legalization, this white paper walks you through what to think though as you screen your candidate and employees.

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I-9 Audit Survival Guide: What You Need to Know

Learn everything you need to know about the I-9 audit process, including preparation and remediation, in this guide.

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