TrueProfile.io in the Press - January 2021
<p>This month, TrueProfile.io’s thought-leadership within the verification, HR, technology and recruitment space caught the eye of several global media powerhouses.&nbsp;</p> <p>Our Co-Heads, <a rel="noreferrer noopener" href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/reneseifert" target="_blank">René Seifert</a> and <a rel="noreferrer noopener" href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/alejandrococa" target="_blank">Alejandro Coca</a>, spoke to various publications about</p> <ul><li>the role of blockchain technology in battling CV fraud</li><li>how to strengthen hiring processes</li><li>the risks of fraud within the executive education space </li><li>the top HR trends in 2021 to empower companies to retain and attract strong talent.&nbsp;</li></ul> <p></p> <p>Explore some of our most recent media coverage featuring TrueProfile.io: </p> <h2>Digital Identity</h2> <p><strong>Podcast: ‘<a href="https://www.ubisecure.com/podcast/digital-identity-uk-2021-ssi-trueprofile-rene-seifert/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Let’s Talk About Digital Identity</a>’</strong></p> <p>René Seifert was featured in episode 37 of <a href="https://www.ubisecure.com/podcast/digital-identity-uk-2021-ssi-trueprofile-rene-seifert/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Ubisecure</a>’s podcast ‘<a href="https://www.ubisecure.com/podcast/digital-identity-uk-2021-ssi-trueprofile-rene-seifert/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Let’s Talk About Digital Identity</a>’ where he talks to host Oscar Santolalla about the current status of identity in the UK; the government’s recent call for evidence and DIU (digital identity unit); the resultant six guiding principles – including privacy and inclusivity; the potential of self-sovereign identity to solve some of these issues; TrueProfile.io and the importance of verified credentials in an HR context; plus the ethical, political and technical challenges of ‘immunity passports.’</p> <p><strong>Listen to René’s interview:</strong></p> <div class="wp-block-buttons"> <div class="wp-block-button"><a class="wp-block-button__link has-text-color has-background" href="https://open.spotify.com/show/1EBEiBC3dtb1txg2x9Dh4H" style="border-radius:50px;background-color:#00497a;color:#f5f5f5" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Listen on Spotify</a></div> </div> <div class="wp-block-buttons"> <div class="wp-block-button"><a class="wp-block-button__link has-text-color has-background" href="https://www.ubisecure.com/podcast/digital-identity-uk-2021-ssi-trueprofile-rene-seifert/" style="border-radius:50px;background-color:#00497a;color:#f5f5f5" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Listen on Ubisecure</a></div> </div> <div class="wp-block-buttons"> <div class="wp-block-button"><a class="wp-block-button__link has-text-color has-background" href="https://podcasts.apple.com/fi/podcast/lets-talk-about-digital-identity/id1470049409" style="border-radius:50px;background-color:#00497a;color:#f5f5f5" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Listen on Apple Podcasts</a></div> </div> <div class="wp-block-buttons"> <div class="wp-block-button"><a class="wp-block-button__link has-text-color has-background" href="https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cudWJpc2VjdXJlLmNvbS9mZWVkL3BvZGNhc3Qv" style="border-radius:50px;background-color:#00497a;color:#f5f5f5" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Listen on Google Podcasts</a></div> </div> <p></p> <h2>Executive Education</h2> <p><a href="https://www.openaccessgovernment.org/how-blockchain-can-protect-businesses-against-cv-fraud/101025/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><strong>Open Access Government</strong></a></p> <p><a rel="noreferrer noopener" href="https://www.openaccessgovernment.org/how-blockchain-can-protect-businesses-against-cv-fraud/101025/" target="_blank"><em>How blockchain can protect businesses against CV fraud</em></a></p> <p>In one of our most recent features with <a href="https://www.openaccessgovernment.org/how-blockchain-can-protect-businesses-against-cv-fraud/101025/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Open Access Government</a>, René Seifert, speaks about the role blockchain plays in combatting CV fraud in competitive job markets and ensuring bulletproof hiring practices.&nbsp;</p> <div class="wp-block-buttons"> <div class="wp-block-button"><a class="wp-block-button__link has-text-color has-background" href="https://www.openaccessgovernment.org/how-blockchain-can-protect-businesses-against-cv-fraud/101025/" style="border-radius:50px;background-color:#00497a;color:#f5f5f5" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Read full article</a></div> </div> <p></p> <p><a href="https://www.fenews.co.uk/press-releases/61706-the-executive-education-boom-a-chance-to-reskill-a-population-or-a-slippery-slope-to-increased-fraud" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><strong>FE News</strong></a></p> <p><a rel="noreferrer noopener" href="https://www.fenews.co.uk/press-releases/61706-the-executive-education-boom-a-chance-to-reskill-a-population-or-a-slippery-slope-to-increased-fraud" target="_blank"><em>The executive education boom: a chance to reskill a population or a slippery slope to increased fraud?</em></a></p> <p>“Institutions offering courses online now need to consider how they can weed out fraud before an applicant is granted admission to a higher education course.¨ says Alejandro Coca, when writing in <a href="https://www.fenews.co.uk/press-releases/61706-the-executive-education-boom-a-chance-to-reskill-a-population-or-a-slippery-slope-to-increased-fraud" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">FE News</a> about executive education courses opening the door to potential fraudsters. Courses without credential and identity verification processes offer a space for scammers and fraudsters to participate, undetected.</p> <div class="wp-block-buttons"> <div class="wp-block-button"><a class="wp-block-button__link has-text-color has-background" href="https://www.fenews.co.uk/press-releases/61706-the-executive-education-boom-a-chance-to-reskill-a-population-or-a-slippery-slope-to-increased-fraud" style="border-radius:50px;background-color:#00497a;color:#f5f5f5" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Read full article</a></div> </div> <p></p> <h2>Human Resources</h2> <p><a href="http://hrnews.co.uk/hrs-key-considerations-for-the-year-ahead/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><strong>HR News</strong></a></p> <p><a rel="noreferrer noopener" href="http://hrnews.co.uk/hrs-key-considerations-for-the-year-ahead/" target="_blank"><em>HR&#8217;s key considerations for the year ahead</em></a></p> <p>In <a href="http://hrnews.co.uk/hrs-key-considerations-for-the-year-ahead/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">HR News</a>: Alejandro Coca, recommends that companies who are looking to retain and attract talent successfully should implement these 5 HR trends.&nbsp;</p> <div class="wp-block-buttons"> <div class="wp-block-button"><a class="wp-block-button__link has-text-color has-background" href="http://hrnews.co.uk/hrs-key-considerations-for-the-year-ahead/" style="border-radius:50px;background-color:#00497a;color:#f5f5f5" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Read full article</a></div> </div> <p></p> <p><a href="https://www.recruitmentnewsuk.co.uk/2021/01/11/hrs-key-considerations-for-the-year-ahead/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><strong>Recruitment News</strong></a></p> <p><a rel="noreferrer noopener" href="https://www.recruitmentnewsuk.co.uk/2021/01/11/hrs-key-considerations-for-the-year-ahead/" target="_blank"><em>HR&#8217;s key considerations for the year ahead</em></a></p> <p>In <a href="https://www.recruitmentnewsuk.co.uk/2021/01/11/hrs-key-considerations-for-the-year-ahead/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Recruitment News</a>, Alejandro Coca, discusses the importance for HR teams to focus on ensuring they have the correct processes and tools in place to empower their companies and enable successful talent outcomes in 2021</p> <div class="wp-block-buttons"> <div class="wp-block-button"><a class="wp-block-button__link has-text-color has-background" href="https://www.recruitmentnewsuk.co.uk/2021/01/11/hrs-key-considerations-for-the-year-ahead/" style="border-radius:50px;background-color:#00497a;color:#f5f5f5" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Read full article</a></div> </div> <p></p> <p><a href="https://employernews.co.uk/news/hrs-key-hiring-considerations-for-the-year-ahead/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><strong>Employer News</strong></a></p> <p><a rel="noreferrer noopener" href="https://employernews.co.uk/news/hrs-key-hiring-considerations-for-the-year-ahead/" target="_blank"><em>HR&#8217;s key hiring considerations for the year ahead</em></a></p> <p>&#8220;HR teams must make talent acquisition and retention their number one priority this year if they are to thrive,&#8221; says Alejandro Coca, speaking to <a href="https://employernews.co.uk/news/hrs-key-hiring-considerations-for-the-year-ahead/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Employer News</a> about the key HR trends to embrace through 2021. Find out what those trends are:</p> <div class="wp-block-buttons"> <div class="wp-block-button"><a class="wp-block-button__link has-text-color has-background" href="https://employernews.co.uk/news/hrs-key-hiring-considerations-for-the-year-ahead/" style="border-radius:50px;background-color:#00497a;color:#f5f5f5" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Read full article</a></div> </div> <p></p> <p><a href="https://www.thehrdirector.com/business-news/hr_in_business/hrs-key-considerations-for-the-year-ahead/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><strong>HR Director</strong></a></p> <p><a rel="noreferrer noopener" href="https://www.thehrdirector.com/business-news/hr_in_business/hrs-key-considerations-for-the-year-ahead/" target="_blank"><em>So, what are the big HR issues for 2021?</em></a></p> <p>Alejandro Coca, a contributing writer in the <a href="https://www.thehrdirector.com/business-news/hr_in_business/hrs-key-considerations-for-the-year-ahead/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">HR Director</a>, says that for HR teams, 2021 &#8220;will be about nurturing and improving&#8221; when discussing how businesses can cope with crises for a successful future. He says that &#8220;As businesses head into another year of uncertainty, doing everything they can to both retain and attract strong talent is absolutely essential for their success.&#8221;&nbsp;</p> <div class="wp-block-buttons"> <div class="wp-block-button"><a class="wp-block-button__link has-text-color has-background" href="https://www.thehrdirector.com/business-news/hr_in_business/hrs-key-considerations-for-the-year-ahead/" style="border-radius:50px;background-color:#00497a;color:#f5f5f5" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Read full article</a></div> </div> <p></p> <h4><strong>Stay tuned to the latest TrueProfile.io news by following us on <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/company/trueprofile-io-business-partners/?viewAsMember=true" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">LinkedIn</a>. </strong></h4>