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Build a Stronger, Authentic Culture

Verification checks help confirm that the person you’re hiring has the qualifications and experience to perform the job. Let us take the load off your teams with fast, thorough verifications of your candidate’s job history and skills, educational background, and other credentials, so you can build your company culture with confidence.
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20% of CVs contain questionable details according to India IT employers 1

Resume fraud weighs on IT industry, economictimes.indiatimes.com, 2012

52% of candidates who lied inflated work experience. 2

2 The Truth About Lying to Get a Job, resumelab.com, 2023

A Better Verification Check Experience

We use a calculated blend of automation enhancements combined with purposeful specialist outreach to deliver a better, faster global verification experience.
  • Logic-driven data collection streamlines the candidate experience
  • Strategic automations help accelerate time-to-hire
  • Extensive source contact database helps drive faster successful completions
  • Dedicated regional teams adhere to verification best practices, reducing your risk

Streamline Your Candidate Experience

We’ve strategically designed candidate information collection to get more complete data up front, reducing candidate outreach. If extra information is needed, Sterling provides a secure, seamless way for candidates to easily supply verification details from any device.

Screenshots of our candidate hub app

Our Top Verification Services

Sterling’s background and identity services are designed for today’s modern global workforce. Our robust suite of verification services can be tailored to fit your specific business needs and requirements.

This service is used to verify a candidate’s employment history and records with HR, payroll, or third-party providers. It can include periods of traditional employment, as well as temp agency assignments, military history, and periods of self-employment.

We gather information on previous positions held, dates of employment, and reasons for leaving, and cross-reference them with details provided by your candidate to deliver an invaluable, accurate view of their work experience.

Our reference interviews add depth to the background screening reports by delivering verbatim reports of your candidate’s workplace performance as described by their former supervisor or manager.

Our expert interviewers have conducted over 2 million reference checks, but it’s not just our in-depth experience that gives us the edge.

By investing in technology, we’ve developed an industry-leading platform to process and deliver reference checks for employers quickly, allowing them to swiftly take the next step with their candidates.

Education verifications authenticate a candidate’s academic history and records directly with registrars and administration offices. We compare claims made by your candidate with information on the official files and alert you of inconsistencies.

We validate dates of attendance, area of study, and grade attained, and cross-reference them with details provided by your candidate to deliver a clear and accurate view of their academic background.

Such a service comes in handy when verifying many types of licenses and credentials such as financial checks, nursing licenses, medical licenses, and others.

Mind the ‘Activity’ Gap

Some candidates will choose not to disclose a gap in their employment or education on their CV by falsifying dates and assume that employers or educational institutions will never be contacted for verifications. Sterling’s Activity Verification service aims to combat this issue by integrating a variety of verification techniques to establish a timeline for the candidate, highlighting any prolonged gaps in their professional or academic history. Our service can also help to verify activity during these prolonged gaps and can be tailored to meet the specific business and industry requirements.

70% of our employment verifications complete on day 2 using tech-assisted employment fulfillment.

Capture More Meaningful Insights

Collaborate with Sterling’s regional industry experts to match your business needs with a scalable verification strategy that delivers the right results for your organisation. Optimising your verification program helps you achieve the correct balance of outreach to the verifying source, collection of document proof where desired, and timeliness to completion that meets your unique goals and hiring objectives.

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