Despite a recent lull in the cryptocurrency token valuations, there has been a significant pick up in the hiring activity in the blockchain space. And not only blockchain-specific projects are looking for good candidates in the industry, but also non-blockchain mainstream firms seek help from the blockchain technology to fill up their job openings.
HireVibes Helps to Recruit 5 New Candidates
HireVibes Alpha launch began with a number of job postings spread across many industries and locations across the world. There has been a strong turnout of referrals and applications.
Here are some stats from the new blockchain-based hiring platform:
Live since: 1 month (8/7/19)
Companies using the platform: 17— from 13 cities in 8 countries
Number of jobs live: 21— IT, Sales, Marketing, Operations, Executive
Number of jobs filled: 5
Total rewards generated: $13,712 worth of HVT broken down as;
Rewards earned for Jobseekers: $7,999 worth of HVT
Rewards generated for HireVibes Community: $3,428 worth of HVT
Rewards generated for Charity: $2,285 worth of HVT
Aside from helping companies fill their job openings HireVibes also gives back to the community by donating proceeds of every successful hire to a charity. As of now the project is gives away 1% of its proceeds to a charity called Humane. Humane is currently working on raising funds to upgrade a primary school for kids in Africa. Humane will be receiving an equivalent of $2,285 in HVT tokens as part of this donation.
Kelly Services Partners with Moonlighting
Forbes recently reported that Kelly Services, a headhunting behemoth, created a strategic partnership with Moonlighting , an online hiring platform that just recently announced its intent to move to EOSIO blockchain.
Kelly Services is an American office staffing agency that runs operations globally. Its stock also publicly trades on NASDAQ and has a market cap of over $1B.
Moonlighting has 700,000 users and recently raised a $5M investment round from the FinLab EOS VC fund, a joint venture of FinLab AG and Block.one.
John Healy, vice president and managing director for Kelly Services said the following about the partnership:
A big part of [this partnership] is the aspect that Moonlighting has made a commitment to using blockchain as a foundation for what they’re doing with their platform as they move forward. We think that [there are] some pretty significant market opportunities that are going to come as a result of that.”
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