Fewer than one percent of staffing agencies in the US and Canada earned Diamond distinction

CHICAGO, IL – FEBRUARY 7, 2019 Sterling, a leading employment agency in the engineering, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, and IT industries announced today that they have earned ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Diamond Awards after winning the Best of Staffing Client and Talent Awards at least five years in a row for providing superior service to their clients and placed talent.

Focused on helping to connect people with the right job openings, Sterling received satisfaction scores of 9 or 10 out of 10 from 70% of their clients and 80% of their talent, significantly higher than the industry’s average. With fewer than 2% of all staffing agencies in the U.S. and Canada earning the Best of Staffing Award, just 35% of the 2019 Best of Staffing winners earned the Diamond Award distinction. The winners of this award truly stand out for exceeding client and candidate expectations.

Sterling is honored to be recognized by the Best of Staffing awards for over 5 consecutive years,” said Rama Kavaliauskas, Sterling’s President. “We are a proud employee-owned company, and being so highly rated by both our clients and our talent really speaks to the level of commitment that our employees bring to every project.

In today’s tight labor market, we set ourselves apart as a company that invests in the future of our employee-owners. Respect for our employees and commitment to our clients are foundations for Sterling, and we’ve been staying true to our values for almost 50 years.”

Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing winners have proven to be industry leaders in service quality based entirely on ratings provided by their clients and the candidates they’ve helped find jobs.On average, clients of winning agencies are 2.2 times more likely to be completely satisfiedand candidates who have been placed by winning agencies are 1.7 times more likely to be completely satisfied with the services provided compared to those working with non-winning agencies.

About Sterling

Sterling was founded as a drafting and engineering services firm in 1969. Today, Sterling is the premier professional engineering and technical staffing solutions provider, able to adapt to client needs while providing unparalleled care for employees. A foundational commitment to quality has earned Sterling an impeccable reputation with both clients and talent alike. Sterling builds careers for engineers, with experience delivering specialty solutions across multiple industries and vertical markets.

About Best of Staffing

ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing® Award is the only award in the U.S. and Canada that recognizes staffing agencies that have proven superior service quality based entirely on ratings provided by their clients and job candidates. Award winners are showcased by city and area of expertise on ClearlyRated.com– an online business directory that helps buyers of professional services find service leaders and vet prospective firms – based exclusively on validated client and talent ratings and testimonials.


Marian Brady, Marketing and Communications Director


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