- Verifying. Everyone. Everywhere.
Performing background checks on prospective employees is costly, takes time and involves wasted effort. Background checks can take up to 12 weeks in certain industries, costing, on average, £100, and checks are unnecessarily repeated even though previous employers have undertaken the same checks.
Employers and job seekers are unnecessarily put at disadvantage.
APPII assists job seekers pre-verify their identity, backgrounds and career history and also easily capture the participation in lifelong learning or lifelong learning.
Employers can request job candidates to perform background checks easily and quickly through the APPII mobile app.
Utilising blockchain technology ensures that any verification of career history is only undertaken once. Job seekers can reuse captured and verified information in subsequent background checks diminishing the time and effort for both them and employers.
The height of unemployment; particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa; has been alarming. According to this source, the rate of unemployment in Sub-Saharan Africa rose by over 7.2% from 2017 to 2018. This is not necessarily because job seekers are not qualified for jobs, but a lot of factors can be remotely queried for this, including; lack of connection to potential employers. Think about this; with all your fine CV, your academic acumen, and your professional skills, if you are not connected with any employer, how do you hope to get employment? This is the reason an idea was raised to incorporate blockchain technology to help job seekers secure their dream jobs. Apart from this; some people even find it hard to manage their CVs and their educational qualifications to make it appealing to potential employers. Well, if you are in this category, you should take a look at APPII.