Tag: Blockchain

Job.com Acquires Blockchain Startup Talenting

Job.com, the blockchain powered employment site, announced today its acquisition of talent management technology startup Talenting. Talenting brings its proprietary full-scale, end-to-end blockchain-powered technology to … The post Job.com Acquires Blockchain Startup Talenting appeared first on HR Tech Feed.

Blockchain in HR: Mind-Blowing?

What is Blockchain? Isn’t it something to do with cryptocurrency? Why should I care about blockchain as an HR professional?  If you are asking these questions, you aren’t alone.   Blockchain in Simple Terms You’ll often hear blockchain described as a “distributed, decentralized, public ledger” or a “record-keeping technology.” It’s widely associated with cryptocurrencies since it was first officially outlined over 10 years ago…

Oracle Joins Industry Leaders in Blockchain for HR Initiative

Blockchain technology has had a profound impact on businesses far and wide. We first saw the impact on finance with the bitcoin movement. Then, we saw blockchain integrate into other industries like supply chain, retail, and even healthcare. Expected to create $3.1 trillion in business value by 2030, blockchain has the opportunity to transform nearly every industry—and HR is no exception.  At Oracle, we…

Several HR Tech Vendors Form Blockchain Initiative

A number of high profile HR tech companies are part of a new blockchain initiative to help create a verifiable identity platform for candidates. The new organization is called Velocity Career Labs and features stalwarts such as Aon’s Assessment Solutions, Cornerstone, HireRight, Korn Ferry, National Student Clearinghouse, Randstad, SAP, SumTotal Systems, SHL, Ultimate Software, Unit4, Upwork, Velocity Career Labs and ZipRecruiter. The vendor-neutral, nonprofit…

7 Ways How Blockchain Transforms the Recruitment Process

Using Blockchain techniques in the recruitment process provides many benefits. It will not only simplify the recruitment process but also reduce the amount of repetitive financial and legal paperwork. Also, Blockchain gives immediate and valuable insights into the employees’ records, which show their advancement and result in better employee experience opportunities.

China’s Delink aims to be “blockchain LinkedIn”

Chinese startup Delink is aiming to bring blockchain technology to bear on the professional social networking market. The company’s white paper states that: “Delink is committed to creating a decentralized version of Linkedin,” via a, “decentralized network of employee interaction platforms.” According to tech industry website 36kr.com, Delink has already signed cooperation agreements with headhunting site Hunteron.com, and recruitment services providers Jv-lie, Ruihr.com and Seeker Consulting.  The “three-dimensional Wikipedia-style…

Job.com plots blockchain revolution

Job.com was a traditional recruitment site. Now, it has been rebuilt from scratch as a blockchain platform. Co-owner Arran Stewart spoke to the AIM Group about the site’s technology, business model and growth plans ahead of its June launch. Stewart (LinkedIn profile) and co-owner Paul Sloyan (LinkedIn profile) both have extensive experience in traditional recruitment. Their ambition with Job.com is to make people like…

What is the Blockchain and Why Does It Matter?

Why did Bitcoin rise in value? Everyone gets caught up in the bitcoin bubble craze when they could be learning about the technology that enabled the bitcoin. In the cryptocurrency world, Bitcoin, otherwise known as BTC, and the blockchain it runs on is just as outdated as your dial-up internet connection. It’s considered Blockchain 1.0 and the crypto industry is actively developing Blockchain 3.0…

Your Weekly Dose of HR Tech: Will Blockchain Change Recruitment?

So, I didn’t make millions of dollars on Bitcoin and quite frankly it pisses me off when I miss bubble like this! At this point, you’re probably tired of hearing about Bitcoin and Blockchain. I’m thankful for the bubble because it forced me to learn what the heck Blockchain is! I think Blockchain will play a role in TA Technology in the near future….

SpringRole: Hiring on Blockchain

SpringRole is building a protocol for an attestation (skills, work experience, education, etc.) based reputation network with rewards to individuals and attesters (endorsers). The functionality of the protocol is enabled by SpringRole Token (“SRT”) – the protocol’s utility token. Users interact with the system and other users, using SRT. Everything in the system – the cost of attesting/endorsing, rewards for referring individuals/organizations, and other…