Today HR specialists have to deal with the uncertainty in resumes, the reliability of recommendation letters and overall problem with the trustworthiness of candidates. Most of the time people can’t get the position in the company because of their poor pitching skills even if they are great at the job. This situation has to change, and blockchain has a potential to create the new ecosystem where achievements can speak for themselves.
The definition of «a good candidate» is not well-defined. How qualified he/she is? What was the assessment scale? How well did he/she perform to fulfill the plan? What was the overall performance? What is his/her talent? To date, there are two core difficulties in recruitment and job hunting processes:
People are fundamentally important for developing any business. It is a good and healthy team that helps a company to grow and succeed in business. In any business area, the people make all the difference and create the basis for company growth and development.
Blockchain technology has possibilities to solve all of these problems. Decentralized power of Blockchain makes it possible to create a reliable and transparent reputation system.
The blockchain is a unique technology for storing data in which there isn’t one aggregate server. The information is stored on the devices of thousands or hundreds of thousands of people (this depends on the particular blockchain). Blockchain has two core advantages: publicity and reliability. Records can’t be forged since they are stored by all participants in the system.
Financial operations are one of the most common direction for the blockchain technology these days. It is confirmed by hundreds of startups who develop their products in the niche of the fintech. Nevertheless, it’s important not to forget that blockchain can change people’s lives not only with the help of cryptocurrency.
Personnel selection is the next direction that can be improved by the blockchain technology. It is possible that the next breakthrough in the hrtech market will occur precisely through decentralization. Relations between companies and people is the place that now lacks transparency.
Personnel selection is the area where the blockchain will give a new leap in the development of relations between businesses and people. A unified system of verification of and performance indicators will open new opportunities for recruitment. It will help:
In this case, such system has to meet the following conditions:
All these conditions are met by the technology of the blockchain, which is the base for Aworker platform. The goal is to create a global system for assessing professional skills and integrating this information to build the good reputation for employees from all over the world.
Blockchain allows people to be more open about themselves. In this case, employees will be able to receive additional compensation for the use of their data. All this is possible because of the Ethereum smart contracts. With the help of blockchain technology, the labor market will become more transparent and understandable for all parties.
Originally published at Tech Talks
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