Sterling Testing Systems, Inc. Partners with Knowledge Management Systems to Streamline Hiring Processes

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Partnership Will Enable Employment Screening Provider to Use XpressHRTM for Online I-9 and Records Management and Employee On-Boarding.

Our partnership with KMS will provide our clients with access to the industry’s leading online solution for I-9 processing, verification, storage and maintenance

Sterling Testing Systems, a leading provider of employment screening services, has entered a partnership with California-based Knowledge Management Systems (KMS), which streamlines manual and paper-intensive business processes, especially those related to on-boarding new employees such as I-9 processing and verification.

The partnership will provide Sterling clients with access to the full suite of KMS services, including XpressHRTM, a tool that incorporates online forms, I-9 form processing and storage, document management, on-boarding workflow and electronic signature technology to capture, process, manage and integrate personnel data.

Prior to 2005, the U.S. Government required all U.S. companies to collect, manage, and store paper I-9 forms with employee "wet" signatures, which made on-boarding new employees a tedious and cumbersome task. With the changes in law regarding I-9’s, companies are now able to maintain electronic versions of documents, creating a more versatile and consistent system for employee on-boarding. KMS is able to leverage these changes to create a powerful and flexible tool for collecting and maintaining employee records, including I-9’s.

"Our partnership with KMS will provide our clients with access to the industry’s leading online solution for I-9 processing, verification, storage and maintenance," said Paul Mladineo, Vice President of Strategic Development at Sterling Testing Systems. "This will help employers better manage on-boarding new employees in an efficient and cost-effective manner. We also are excited to provide KMS’ customers with a seamless integration to our industry-leading background screening solutions."

"KMS is very excited about our partnership with Sterling Testing Systems," said Yolanda Parker, Principal, KMS. "The XpressHR I-9 module will allow Sterling to extend its screening offering to include the Basic Pilot program, which electronically verifies employment eligibility with the Social Security Administration and Department of Homeland Security. Sterling’s clients will benefit greatly from both the added confidence that their employees are eligible to work in the US as well as a streamlined and highly efficient hiring process."

About Sterling Testing Systems, Inc.
Sterling Testing Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of pre-employment screening, background checking, drug testing, HR outsourcing services, information and solutions. The company’s proprietary technologies -- Sterling DirectSM and Court DirectSM -- seamlessly link HR professionals to a host of pre-employment screening and background information and data. Sterling maintains a 99 percent client retention rate and boasts 6,000 clients from Fortune 500 companies to small- and mid-sized companies in a range of industries including healthcare, retail, financial services, insurance, manufacturing, transportation, professional services, and telecommunications, among others. For more information, please visit

About Knowledge Management Systems (KMS)
KMS ( is the pioneer and market leader in the fasting growing segment of Human Capital Management: Electronic OnBoarding. KMS’ software applications help companies increase employee productivity through automating inefficient paper-based processes in the areas of new employee on-boarding, employee off-boarding, workforce management and forms automation. KMS provides services for a wide variety of global companies through its XpressHRTM product suite, which includes OnBoarding, Forms OnDemand, OffBoarding, New Employee Portal and DocumentCenter.

This press release was distributed through eMediawire by Human Resources Marketer (HR Marketer: on behalf of the company listed above.


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