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WESTCHESTER, ILLINOIS – March 25, 2024 – Sterling, a leading staffing and recruiting firm specializing in engineering and technical placements, is proud to announce its recognition as one of the Best Staffing Firms for Women by ClearlyRated, a leading provider of client and talent satisfaction surveys for staffing firms.

The Best Staffing Firms for Women designation is awarded to firms that excel in promoting gender equality, professional growth, and opportunities for women in the workplace. Sterling earned this prestigious honor based on its commitment to fostering a supportive and inclusive environment for female employees.

To qualify for this recognition, staffing firms must conduct internal employee surveys with ClearlyRated and meet specific criteria related to employee satisfaction, female representation, leadership roles, and gender equity. Sterling surpassed these criteria, demonstrating its dedication to empowering women within the organization.

Staffing and recruiting firms that conducted internal employee surveys with ClearlyRated are eligible to earn the Best of Staffing® award in the Employee Satisfaction category. Within this category, firms that included identity-based demographic survey questions and met additional criteria related to female employee Net Promoter® Score (eNPS) and representation earned the prestigious designation as a member of the Best Staffing Firms for Women list. Fewer than 0.1% of staffing firms in the United States and Canada qualified to earn the Best Staffing Firms for Women designation, making this a prestigious recognition for staffing firms seeking to hire and retain top internal talent.

“We are thrilled to be recognized by ClearlyRated as one of the Best Staffing Firms for Women,” said Rama Kavaliauskas, President at Sterling. “Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) has been a long-standing set of values for Sterling, represented by initiatives such as building in-house apprentice and intern programs, outreach to minority schools, and multiple initiatives to encourage women to study and consider careers in math and sciences, particularly engineering.”

“Today, with a female President and CEO, this honor reflects not only leadership but also our ongoing efforts and determination to provide unique opportunities and create a workplace where all employees feel valued, respected, and empowered to succeed.”

Sterling joins a select group of staffing firms that have been acknowledged for their outstanding efforts in promoting gender diversity and inclusion. This recognition highlights the company’s dedication to providing equal opportunities for all employees and reinforces its position as a leader in the staffing industry.

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About Sterling

Sterling is an award-winning professional outsourced engineering service and technical workforce solutions company. We provide client-focused specialty solutions across various industries, including automation, food and beverage, life sciences, manufacturing, and utilities nationally and globally. Sterling is recognized as a premier provider of flexible technical support solutions to companies ranging in size from Fortune 500 to rapidly growing and innovative start-up organizations. Our commitment to quality has served us with both clients and employees alike since 1969.

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