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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.

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.

The future of global workforce mobility is here!

Through live demonstrations, the Velocity Network now features the first-ever available multi-vendor scenarios, showcasing the new world of work that leverages self-sovereign, verifiable digital career credentials. This is what we call the Velocity Experience Center.

Raconteur: Digital Credentials Will Help Facilitate Frictionless Screening

Self-sovereign identity and digital credentials are set to transform screening processes, enabling a more qualitative, employee-focused approach and holistic view of candidates.

Oracle, Randstad showcase blockchain career credentials

A group of members of the Velocity Network, including Oracle, Randstad and SAP SE, participated in live demonstrations of verifiable career credentials using blockchain.

Blockchain will transform HR, bringing the “Internet of Careers” to life

Blockchain for HR is no longer a pipedream—it’s a promising technology filled with potential to improve recruiting, hiring, learning and many other areas of people’s experience at work. And today, we’re celebrating a major milestone as our industry continues to work towards actualizing that potential.  

HR and Education Tech Powerhouses Showcase Verifiable Career Credentials via Velocity Network™

Velocity Network Announces Revolutionary Blockchain-Based Functionality That Enables Tens of Thousands of Employers and Schools to Validate Student, Employee and Candidates’ Career History.

The Future of Career Pathways for Education, Training and Employment is here!

Through live demonstrations, the Velocity Network now features the first-ever available multi-vendor scenarios, showcasing the new world of work that leverages self-sovereign, verifiable digital career credentials. This is what we call the Velocity Experience Center.

An Interview with SumTotal’s Dan Boccabella

We sat down with SumTotal’s Vice President of Product Management, Dan Boccabella to chat about the future of the Velocity Network and why SumTotal is all in on building the Internet of Careers™.

Shift from Degrees to Skills

As seen in the Diplomatic Courier, Kelly R. Bailey writes about the Shift from Degrees to Skills, and the role Velocity Network Foundation plays. 

WEC joins consortium building the ‘Internet of Careers™’

The World Employment Confederation has joined the Velocity Network Foundation, a consortium that seeks to use blockchain technology to build an ‘Internet of Careers™’. By joining the network of partners brought together by Velocity, the World Employment Confederation will be directly involved in shaping the infrastructure for modern labour markets.

PAFOW Session: Internet of Careers: Owning Your Future Through Blockchain-Based Self-Sovereign Technology.

At the People Analytics & Future of Work that took place on October 15-16, 2020, Ken Lahti, Chief Science and Innovation Officer at SHL & Yvette Cameron, Co-Founder & EVP of Velocity Career Labs spoke about the Internet of Careers: Owning Your Future Through Blockchain-Based Self-Sovereign Technology.

People Own Their Careers: Providing Individuals Ownership and Visibility Into Their Data Helps Them Build Great Ones.

John Machado, CTO at UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) recently shared his thoughts with us about the Internet of Careers: “Many organizations have said ‘people own their own careers,’ but [until now] there has not been an easy way for individuals to really own and manage the data part. This is the time to solve that problem.”

A Conversation with Oracle’s Senior Vice President of Product Development, Nagaraj Nadendla

Yvette sat down with Nagaraj Nadendla, Senior VP of Product Development at Oracle, a founding member of the Velocity Network Foundation, to discuss the future of HR Tech.

The Future of Talent Matching: Digital Career Wallets

What is The Internet of Careers™ and how is it going to affect HR? We take a look into an HR crystal ball and get a sneak peek as to the technology that may change the world using technology that’s already making waves now.

Avoiding the “Original Sin” of the Internet: Why Tokenomics Powers the Internet of Careers™

The internet of today is a widespread information infrastructure that permeates every facet of our lives. Its history is complex and involves technological, organizational, and community aspects. Its influence reaches beyond just technical fields of digital communications. Throughout society, we use online tools in everyday life—for electronic commerce, to acquire information, and to build community.

A Conversation with SAP SuccessFactors’ Meg Bear

In this video, our own Secretary and Board Observer, Yvette Cameron, interviews Meg Bear, the Senior Vice President of Product, Engineering, Operations at SAP SuccessFactors.

Credential Transparency & the Internet of Careers: A conversation with Deb Everhart of Credential Engine

We recently sat down with Deb Everhart, Chief Strategy Officer at Credential Engine, where she’s leading the expansion of credential transparency initiatives that enable more effective connections between education and career opportunities.

Enterprise DLT Live – Dror Gurevich, Velocity Career Labs

Velocity Network is reinventing how career records are shared across the labor market, empowering individuals, businesses and educational institutions through transformational blockchain technology. They’re building the Internet of Careers™: a frictionless, open, democratic, collaborative way to manage career data. Public, open, trusted and self-sovereign. Verifiable, secured and truly global.

How to Prepare for the Internet of Careers as an Enterprise Leader

This episode of the SHL Talent Talks features a round table conversation with Ken Lahti, SHL’s Chief Science and Innovation Officer, Yvette Cameron, Co-Founder and EVP of Velocity Career Labs, Lidiya Nadych-Petrenko, Global Head of Talent Attraction for JTI, Adeline Looi, the Global Head of Talent & Leadership for Nestle, and Tanya Delany, the Head of Global Assessments for Philip Morris International.

Blockchain, Skills, and the Future of Work with the Velocity Network Foundation on We’re Only Human

How are organizations gathering skill data inside the business? Our research shows that the most common method is also one of the most biased: manager observations. However, Velocity Network Foundation is a nonprofit organization that aims to solve the problem of unverified, unvalidated employee skills through the power of blockchain.

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