Tag: Blockchains

What Blockchains Can Do for Recruiting

Blockchain is a young technology, first conceptualised in 2008, and still mainly used to support cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum. It has dubious antecedents; some of the motivation to create it was to make it difficult for law enforcement agencies to identify suspicious users and obtain transaction records. It’s estimated that half of Bitcoin transactions (about $72 billion) are associated with illegal activity. But…

The New New Thing: Blockchains and Recruiting

If reading about AI is making you feel like Alice in Wonderland, then take heart, there’s something new on the horizon — Blockchains. The technology has been around since 2008 but is now getting more mainstream in business applications, though it’s still early for the recruiting world … early enough that words like “revolution” have not become commonplace on the same page as mentions…