Bengaluru: The Global Product Innovation Group of software company Meitu (Meitu GPIG) has begun using the SpringRole blockchain protocol to issue certificates that validate employment information for internship candidates, allowing students of leading colleges in India to certify their experience using the SpringRole professional network.
“We’re a distributed company, and validating the educational credentials, work experience and skill sets of applicants from all over the world is a challenge,” said Mingyang Song, head of global product innovation for Meitu GPIG. “SpringRole gives us a way to validate critical resume information in a trustless, blockchain-based format where we can easily and quickly interact with candidates to find the best fit for our growing software business.”
SpringRole is focused on solving the challenges of hiring technical professionals, especially in countries like India, for outsourcing and global services arrangements. Blockchain technology is coupled with the Spring utility token for attestation of educational and certification attainment, validation of work history and scoring of professional network referrals for skill sets.
“The partnership with Meitu GPIG is a perfect example of the value SpringRole can provide to companies hiring talent in India,” said Kartik Mandaville, founder and CEO, SpringRole. “Students will gain a validated career profile that they can use in the future, and Meitu GPIG will streamline the process of finding and contacting relevant candidates with attested and validated experience and skills in India.”
The Spring utility token to solve the problem of validating career information on resumes while putting ownership of career information in the hands of individuals, not corporations.
The company is executing on an aggressive product roadmap, targeting a general availability rollout over the course of this summer. The company’s goal is to initially penetrate the Indian market for technical professionals, which will make SpringRole a valuable asset to U.S. and European companies that are setting up offshore capabilities in India.