Alex Kaplan

Matching skills to the right job: Preparing for a new economy

Over the last few years, employers have become less interested in what degrees people have and more interested in what actual skills they possess. But there’s one challenge with that: it’s hard to know what skills someone truly has. You can look at resumes and at jobs or social media platforms, but that information is […]

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A new learning credential blockchain to help bridge the skills gap

The skills gap is one of the greatest challenges facing labor forces around the world. A recent study by the IBM Institute for Business Value found that more than 120 million workers in the world’s 12 largest economies may need to be retrained or reskilled in the next three years as a result of AI-enabled […]

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Blockchain is the next step in democratizing education

Since the time of cave paintings and scrolls, the transformation of educating and learning is one of the greatest measures of societal evolution. Still, the education sector is significantly under-digitized in comparison to other industries, with less than 3 percent of the sector’s global expenditures being contributed to technology. Massive open online courses (MOOCs) and […]

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