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Our blog offers news and insights to help you keep ahead of the curve on self-sovereign career identity and the Velocity Network.
We’ve Asked Our Founding Members to Explain Why They Have Come Together to Spearhead Velocity Network

Watch Velocity Network Foundation’s board directors from founding member organizations talk about Velocity.

Velocity Network Foundation and the Future of Employment Screening

As founding members of the Velocity Network Foundation, Cisive is revolutionizing background screening processes for the benefit of everyone with the power of data self-sovereignty.

Interview with Kelly Ryan Bailey, Global Skills Evangelist at Emsi

We sat down with Kelly Ryan Bailey, Global Skills Evangelist at Emsi to chat about the importance of having a platform like Velocity to bring together complex career and educational records.

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. Read more about Guy’s experience and why is here to embrace verifiable credentials and the Internet of Careers®!

Interview with Samuel Isaac, Senior VP of Strategy at Neeyamo

We sat down with Samuel Isaac, Senior VP of Strategy at Neeyamo to chat about why Neeyamo joined forces with the Velocity Network.

How Blockchain Benefits Recruiters, Job Candidates

Andrew Cunsolo, Senior Director of Product Management for Jobvite, a prominent member of the Velocity Network Foundation said “[The Velocity Network] enables recruiters to make hiring decisions faster by being able to review all of a candidate’s verified credential data upfront in one place.

Interview with John Healy, Vice President and Blockchain Taskforce Chair, World Employment Confederation

We sat down with John Healy, Vice President and Blockchain Taskforce Chair, World Employment Confederation to talk about why the WEC is a big supporter of the Velocity Network.

The Newest Economy: Welcome to the Credential Currency Revolution

Credential Engine (CE) and the Velocity Network Foundation (VNF) are operating together to assist with a system that links all the education and training providers with credential earners and employers.

Interview with Jim Owens, President and CEO of Cisive

We sat down with Jim Owens, President and CEO of Cisive, a global provider of compliance-driven human capital management and risk management solutions, and a Founding Member of the Velocity Network. See why Jim is so passionate about working with the Velocity Network.

From pipe dream to reality: what Blockchainmania can mean for the world of HR and recruiting

Totalent explores what blockchainmania can mean for the world of HR and recruiting, recognizing Cornerstone as the first to officially integrate its Applicant Tracking Software (ATS) under the Velocity Network.

Interview with Zach Daigle

We sat down with Zach Daigle, President of PreCheck to learn about PreCheck’s reason to be involved in the Velocity Network.

Blockchain and the Decentralised Workforce

Andy Spence of the Workforce Futurist Newsletter attended the Velocity Network Foundations’ launch event – Unleashing the Internet of Careers®. Read more about his takeaways.

SumTotal – Future Ready Workforce for Compliance Driven Organizations using Blockchain

Together with the Velocity Network, SumTotal Systems is ensuring the healthcare workforce is future ready. Watch this video for more information.

Jobvite Announces Velocity Network Foundation Membership, Collaborating to Establish Global Blockchain Network

Jobvite joins forces with Velocity Network Foundation, building an exchange of trusted career records using the power of blockchain technology

Interview with Debasis Dutta

Velocity Network Foundation’s CEO, Dror Gurevich, sat down with Debasis Dutta, Vice President and General Manager, Products and Design at SumTotal Systems, LLC to discuss their involvement in the Velocity Network Foundation and commitment to the Internet of Careers.

Interview with Ike Bennion of Cornerstone onDemand

We sat down with Ike Bennion, Product Marketing and Strategy and Proxy Board Member at Cornerstone onDemand to chat about Cornerstone’s involvement in the Velocity Network Foundation.

If you care about your employees, you should let them own their career credentials

Financial capital and human capital are the key factors in the growth of the global economy.

But while we see exciting developments improving the efficiency and speed to deploy financial capital, human capital is left behind, although now more than ever, with effects of COVID and the 4th industrial revolution crushing job markets across the globe, we need to accelerate our ability to develop and deploy human capital on a global scale.

Neeyamo Joins Velocity Network Foundation to Fuel Its Blockchain-Enabled Internet of Careers® Initiative

Neeyamo, a global leader in offering platform-based HRO services, is delighted to announce that it has partnered with Velocity Network Foundation, to build a globally accessible, reliable Internet of Careers®.

On Centralized Platforms and The Internet of Careers®

Many platforms have emerged to support this new way of exchanging trusted career-related information, but the concept of portable, verifiable, comprehensive digital credentials requires an approach that is as ubiquitous as the internet itself.

The future of licensing and compliance management is here!

The story of Carmen Johnson is one of many storyboards featured in the Velocity Experience Center, demonstrating use cases for self-sovereign, verifiable career credentials. As the story of Carmen Johson illustrates, the future of licensing and compliance management is here!

Joynd Announces Velocity Network Foundation Membership, Ready to Help Launch The Internet of Careers®

Joynd, a company dedicated to HR cloud technology integrations, has joined the Velocity Network Foundation in delivering a global blockchain network for verifiable and trusted career credentials.

Employment screening trends in 2021

Now that we’ve arrived on the other side of 2020, we’ve been looking back at our learnings over the year of the pandemic and developing predictions for the screening industry in 2021

Workforce Prediction 2021: Get Ready for the Internet of Careers®

What is the internet of careers? And how will that impact the future of work? We approach the end of a genuinely unprecedented year. And many organizations and people are asking what the future holds for the workforce in 2021.

Interoperability: making the future of work, work

Velocity is designed to be the world’s network for verifiable and trusted career credentials, built for the digital age.

Application of blockchain in managing employee data | Yvette Cameron | Rise Above 2020

At the Neeyamo Rise Above 2020 Conference, Yvette Cameron presented on the Application of Blockchain in Managing Employee Data.

Workforce Prediction 2021: Get Ready for the Internet of Careers

What is the internet of careers? And how will that impact the future of work?

We approach the end of a genuinely unprecedented year. And many organizations and people are asking what the future holds for the workforce in 2021.

2021 Predictions: The fast-emerging “Internet of Careers” will provide an innovative marketplace for skills

Workers have something to prove; they’re building the skills to make huge contributions at work in 2021. VP and General Manager of Product and User Experience for SumTotal Systems, Debasis Dutta, describes how a blockchain-based system of digital credentials will energize workers to learn and grow.

The Future Belongs to Distributed, Open, Collaborative Networks

Velocity is designed to be the world’s network for verifiable and trusted career credentials. It’s powered by blockchain, and built for the digital age. It’s built for the future of work. A future that’s better.  

4 Ways Blockchain Can Deliver a Great Candidate Experience

Current recruiting and hiring practices don’t show the full capability and potential of candidates – but with the application of blockchain technology, they could.

How Innovation Is Changing the Future of Career Pathways

Imagine that you have a digital wallet, containing your verified education and employment details as digital credentials. Any time you apply for a job, you need to only share the credentials from your wallet and potential employers could instantly gain access to verified information.

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