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Blockchain: What is it and How is HR Using it?

12.21.17

Adam Bridgers was quoted in the DHRDIVE article “Blockchain: What is it and How is HR Using it?” Blockchain refers to a digital, decentralized ledger of digital assets. Blockchain eliminates the “trusted third party” in transactions, removing unneeded intermediaries and creating efficiencies.

Adam notes that blockchains can be public or not: “Companies can create their own private blockchains that never leave their servers.”

For HR, the potential uses could be limitless. Access to academic credentials and certifications could reduce the amount of time recruiters spend verifying information when going through the hiring process.

To read the full article, visit DHRDIVE.

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