Arran Stewart

Arran James Stewart is the co-owner of blockchain recruitment platform Job.com. Relying on a decade's worth of experience in the recruitment industry, Arran has consistently sought to bring recruitment to the cutting edge of technology. Arran helped develop one of the world's first multi-post to media buy talent attraction portals, and also helped reinvent the way job content found candidates through utilizing matching technology against job aggregation. Arran is currently launching the first blockchain recruitment platform with Job.com, which aims to be the most secure, efficient, and transparent hiring process ever. As a first-mover in online recruitment technology with a decade of experience in recruitment, Arran has shared his expertise in Forbes, Reuters, CoinJournal, and HRTechnologist, among other publications.

The Innovators September 9, 2021
The Most Important Thing Your Company Can Do Post-Pandemic: Get Creative With Employee Benefits

Welcome to the aftermath. The dust is beginning to settle; the world is beginning to open back up. We're slowly adapting to the dawn of a new day. That said, the labor market has been decisively affected by the pandemic. No one can seem to find hourly workers. People are quitting their jobs in droves. You can work from anywhere, including the top of Mount Everest, as long as the Wi-Fi is...

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Get Hired April 16, 2021
After A COVID Time Out, How Do You Write the Perfect Resume?

As of March 2021, nearly ten million Americans are still out of work, almost double the number of unemployed people from a year ago. While the pandemic has certainly devastated the workforce, in ways we have yet to see, the country has started to recover (slowly) from the worst of it. Now is a great time to review your personal job application strategy, starting with the lynchpin of any job...

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The Innovators February 1, 2019
The Gig Economy Is Growing Because It Has No Other Choice

According to gig economists interviewed in the Wall Street Journal, we were all wrong. Blinded by the shine and rapid rise of Uber and Lyft, the general public and even the experts overestimated the impact of gig-work companies and the numbers they were doing. "The gig economy is actually slowing down," the experts now say. "Not that many people are actually doing gig work," they...

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Smart Tech October 30, 2018
What Does Artificial Intelligence Think of Your Resume?

When you think of artificial intelligence (AI), what comes to mind? Do you imagine some sort of master computer that knows all? Do you think about films like I, Robot or Ex Machina? Science fiction has warped our expectations of AI and robotics. We're a far way off from a robot apocalypse, but AI has slowly entered into our everyday lives in a number of small ways. Over the past decade...

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Smart Tech September 11, 2018
AI and Recruitment: Not as Good of a Match as You Might Think

There is an element of clickbait to articles proclaiming artificial intelligence (AI) the savior of recruitment. As someone who has been on the front lines of the recruitment technology industry for more than a decade, I'm not so convinced of AI's ability to improve the recruitment industry as a whole. AI will change recruiting. This much is certain. But those changes aren't necessarily...

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The Innovators August 2, 2018
The Unpaid Internship: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

In January, the US Department of Labor (DOL) released new guidelines clarifying the requirements an unpaid internship must meet in order to be legal. Unpaid internships have always sparked controversy, as having anyone do anything labor-wise for free seems unethical — unless you truly understand the benefits and purpose of an unpaid internship. The Good I think, implemented...

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Smart Tech April 17, 2018
Blockchain Brings Trust Into the Recruitment Equation

Anyone who works in recruiting knows that candidates aren't always completely truthful in their resumes, references, or interviews. In a 2017 survey from HireRight, 85 percent of respondents said they had caught "a lie or misrepresentation on a candidate's resume or job application during the screening process." This is more than an inconvenience. As Dr. John Sullivan points out, 46...

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