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Global Background Verification & The Changing World Of Screening


Guy Abramo, President & CEO of HireRight, recently spoke at the “Powering Up the European Banking Workforce” event hosted by the Velocity Network Foundation. Find out more about Guy’s experience and why is here to embrace verifiable credentials and the Internet of Careers®!


Recently, I presented a keynote talk at “Powering Up the European Banking Workforce,” an invitation-only event for leaders from the European Banking sector discussing the Internet of Careers®. Here, I spoke about HireRight’s involvement with the Velocity Network Foundation and outlined some of the benefits of verifiable credentials to both customers and candidates. These verifiable credentials are changing the future of background screening, enabling candidates to own and store their credentials, giving them more control over their personal data and how it is shared.

I was thrilled for the opportunity to speak with some of the leading banks in Europe – and to share HireRight’s perspective on verifiable credentials and what they mean for both of our industries. You can keep reading below for more highlights from my talk or watch the video on-demand.

So, why would HireRight – the leader in global background screening with more than 30 years of experience – want to embrace this kind of innovation?

It’s simple. We intend to lead the change in how our industry works. So, we decided to roll up our sleeves and embrace the future made possible through verifiable credentials.


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