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Competency Insight

Competencies and Self Reporting

One of the most frequent questions we get asked when demoing the SkillBank platform goes like this: “Aren’t you worried about people exaggerating their skills and experience?” The answer is a bit complicated, so we thought we’d spell it out in a blog post. Why self reporting? The short answer is… self reporting allows us […]

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Job Discovery

“Find your way” to your best career

When new recruits report to U.S. Army Basic Combat Training (boot camp) they typically expect a rigorous challenge. They go through a series of challenges learning essential soldier skills. Most recruits expect to learn skills like physical fitness, marksmanship and teamwork. But they may not expect the one vital skill every recruit must learn before […]

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Job Discovery

Why you should expand your job search.

One of the things that we at SkillBank are all about is finding ways for people to progress in their career. In today’s crazy world of work, that progress rarely goes in a straight line. Very rarely do we hear about someone joining a company and staying 20-30 years until retirement. Fact is most people […]

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Job Discovery

The Building Blocks of Success

The most frustrating part of a job search is sifting through job listings and making sense of the dreaded “Requirements” section. Here are a few examples taken from a recent LinkedIn job posting: 6+ years of management experience (mandatory) 2+ years of blockchain industry experience (preferred). A deep understanding of the blockchain industry, tokenomics and […]