SterlingBackcheck Appoints Martin H. Brodbeck as New Chief Technology Officer - July 10, 2014
Technology Veteran Continues to Bolster SterlingBackcheck’s Senior Leadership Team
NEW YORK, July 10, 2014 – SterlingBackcheck, the world’s most trusted background screening company, announces the appointment of Martin Brodbeck as its new Chief Technology Officer. Brodbeck is the most recent senior executive to join the SterlingBackcheck leadership team as it builds and executes on an ambitious multiyear strategy of domestic and global corporate expansion
Why Pre-Employment Background Screening Is Not Enough - July 07, 2014
As an HR professional or business owner, you understand the importance of pre-hire applicant background screening better than anyone. It is a vital part of the recruiting process, protecting your business from risks such as fraud, theft, workplace violence and negligent hiring.
SterlingBackcheck Showcases New Form I-9 Solution at Annual SHRM Conference - June 20, 2014
At Booth 2645, SterlingBackcheck will launch a comprehensive new I-9 management solution as well as demonstrate its exclusive post-hire employee monitoring service.
New Options for Criminal Searches, Verifications and Self-Payment - June 03, 2014
2014 has been an exciting year so far for SterlingBackcheck and we’re just getting started! Here are several important new products that may benefit your screening program.
SterlingBackcheck Partners with The National Association of Mortgage Field Services (NAMFS) and Aspen Grove Solutions to Offer Industry-Wide Background Screening Solution Through Aspen iRecord - May 30, 2014
SterlingBackcheck, the world’s most trusted background screening company, Aspen Grove Solutions and the National Association of Mortgage Field Services (NAMFS) are pleased to announce the addition of SterlingBackcheck to the industrywide background screening solution Aspen iRecord™
Baltimore Ban the Box Update - May 20, 2014
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake signed legislation to ban the box for private employers. This legislation prohibits certain employers from conducting a criminal background check or otherwise inquiring into an applicant’s criminal record until a conditional offer of employment has been made.
SterlingBackcheck Welcomes Bob Maguire as Head of Global Sales - May 06, 2014
SterlingBackcheck, the world’s most trusted background screening company, is pleased to welcome Bob Maguire as the Executive Vice President for Global Sales. Maguire is the newest executive to join SterlingBackcheck’s leadership team as it builds and executes on an ambitious multi-year strategy of domestic and global corporate expansion.
Sterling Infosystems Changes Name to SterlingBackcheck - May 01, 2014
Sterling Infosystems, a world leader in the background screening industry, announced today that it has changed its brand name to SterlingBackcheck. The new name reflects the company’s astonishing growth over the past seven years, including the 2012 acquisition of BackCheck, Canada’s leading background screening company. The Sterling brand is well-established in the US and recognized as one of the largest and most well-respected background screening companies. The decision to add Backcheck to the name is part of the company’s global growth strategy.
EEOC and FTC Offer Joint Tips on Background Checks for Employment Purposes - March 31, 2014
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have released two joint publications in order to provide both employers and potential employees with information and tips regarding background checks for employment purposes...
New San Francisco Ordinance Regulates Criminal Background Checks - March 14, 2014
The City and County of San Francisco, California recently enacted a broad-sweeping ordinance that limits requests for, and use of, criminal history records by employers, including city and county contractors and subcontractors...
Sterling Infosystems achieves background screening credentialing council accreditation - February 28, 2014
New York, NY, February 14, 2014 The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) Background Screening Credentialing Council (BSCC) announced today that Sterling Infosystems has successfully demonstrated compliance with the Background Screening Agency Accreditation Program (BSAAP) and will now be formally recognized as BSCC-Accredited for their United States employment screening operations...
Sentinel - Winter, 2013-2014 Issue - February 26, 2014
Welcome to the Winter Edition of the Sterling Sentinel Newsletter
Each quarter, we share important changes to the compliance landscape along with best practices, helpful resources and more. In this issue you'll find updates on a new San Francisco ordinance that regulates criminal background checks and details on two upcoming webinars...
Verified Volunteers Partners with Points Of Light to Offer Online Platform for Vetting Volunteers - December 09, 2013
Ft. Collins, CO, and Atlanta, GA, (December 9, 2013) – Verified Volunteers, the first-of-its-kind platform for volunteer background screening, and Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, today announced a groundbreaking new partnership to make vetting volunteers faster, easier and less costly for nonprofits and volunteers themselves.
Using Verified Volunteers’ new online service, volunteers and volunteer managers at any nonprofit can quickly and easily obtain a single, standardized background check for civic service accepted by multiple nonprofit organizations, schools, youth sports teams and faith-based groups.
Sterling Infosystems Acquires Chicago-based HR Plus - October 07, 2013
New York - October 7, 2013 – Sterling Infosystems, a world leader in global background checks, is pleased to announce that it has acquired HR Plus, a prominent provider of background screening, drug and occupational health screening and fingerprinting services.
Together, Sterling Infosystems and HR Plus are better positioned to serve organizations that require thorough, accurate employment screening and verification services for prospective staff. By combining their strong customer-driven cultures with sophisticated technologies, Sterling and HR Plus can better serve customers around the world with a comprehensive suite of screening solutions and services.
Global Background Check Leader Sterling Infosystems Announces New Chief Marketing Officer - September 09, 2013
New York – September 9, 2013 – Sterling Infosystems, the world’s most trusted background check company, today announced the appointment of Julia Mair as chief marketing officer. Mair is a seasoned marketer with a reputation for leading high-performing marketing teams at The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones and Factiva.
Global Background Check Leader Sterling Infosystems Names Clare Hart President - May 06, 2013
New York – May 6, 2013 – Sterling Infosystems, the world’s most trusted background check company, today announced the appointment of Clare Hart as president. Hart is well known as an
innovator and leader in the world of interactive data and business information services.
Sterling Makes Crain’s New York Fast 50 List - June 26, 2012
Sterling Infosystems, Inc., the world’s largest company focused entirelyon background screening services, today announced it has earned the #30 spot on Crain's first New York Business Fast 50 list...
Sterling Infosystems Selects Cleveland Metropolitan Area for New Regional Headquarters - May 01, 2012
Sterling Infosystems, Inc., today announced it will open a new regional headquarters in Independence, OH. After careful consideration, the company selected the Cleveland area over Virginia, Georgia, and various other locations. Sterling is the largest background checking company in North America.
Sterling Infosystems Acquires Checkwell Solutions Corporation (“BackCheck”) - April 19, 2012
Sterling Infosystems, Inc., a company owned by management and Calera Capital, a San Francisco based private equity firm, today announced it has acquired Vancouver, Canada based BackCheck. BackCheck, a provider of background checking products and services, is the market leader in Canada and one of the largest providers in the United Kingdom. Sterling, already one of the largest background checking companies in the world, is now the largest within North America and is well positioned for future growth...
Sterling Infosystems Completes Acquisition of AISS - February 03, 2012
Sterling Infosystems, Inc., a company owned by management and Calera Capital, a San Francisco based private equity firm, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Acxiom Information Security Services (AISS), a leading background screening company, from Acxiom Corporation (Nasdaq: ACXM). This important milestone expands Sterling’s already robust technology and service team with a new group of talented people, innovative products, and unique screening options.
William Greenblatt, Founder and CEO of New York City based Sterling, said “The acquisition of AISS is a pivotal point in Sterling's history as it has well positioned us for future growth”...
Sterling Infosystems Acquires Key Competitor AISS from Acxiom - December 05, 2011
Employment Background Screening Company Sterling Infosystems Becomes the Second Largest in the Industry
William Greenblatt, Founder and CEO of New York City-headquartered Sterling, said “The acquisition of AISS, one of our largest competitors, is a pivotal point in Sterling's history because it will make us the second largest background screening company in the world. It will furthermore allow AISS to realize its full potential by being part of a company that is solely focused on what AISS is focused on – background screening.”...
Background Screening Company Sterling Infosystems acquires Colorado-based Tandem Select - September 09, 2011
Sterling Infosystems Inc., the third largest background screening company in the world, announced today it has acquired Tandem Select, a leading background screening company based in Fort Collins, CO. The acquisition brings together two of 2011's Inc 5000 fastest growing companies.
William Greenblatt, Founder and CEO of New York City-headquartered Sterling, said "In addition to Tandem's renowned customer service excellence, this acquisition will allow their focus and skill in product innovation to complement Sterling's initiatives and global influence. We're very excited about what this will mean for the future of the background screening industry."...