Interview with Geri Reilly, Senior Director of Talent Acquisition, Karyopharm Therapeutics

In the two years that Geri Reilly has been with Karyopharm Therapeutics, she has been instrumental in implementing several new HR-focused technologies to help prime the company for future growth.

Phil Strazzulla recently had an opportunity to talk with her about the various HR Tech platforms Karyopharm Therapeutics is using, and what she sees as the biggest challenges and benefits to adding HR Tech to a growing company.

Currently Karyopharm’s senior director for talent acquisition, Reilly noted she ran into technological challenges while applying for the role. Part of the application site was down, which immediately got her thinking about how to fix the functionality and improve the user experience.

Karyopharm currently employs around 380 people, with plans to grow to about 425 in 2020. Karyopharm is in the niche of developing therapeutic treatments for cancer patients, and the roles Reilly needs to fill range from R&D and clinical … Read more

Bitcoin Price Prediction: BTC/USD Ready for Another Bull Run; Here’s Why

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Prediction – August 14, 2020
Since yesterday Bitcoin has been on an upward move. Today, BTC/USD has risen from $11,123 to $11,829 at the time of writing. Last weekend, Bitcoin rallied above $12,000 but encountered a bearish reaction. The king coin crashed to $11,326 due to low volatility.

Resistance Levels: $10,000, $11, 000, $12,000
Support Levels: $7,000, $6,000, $5,000

BTC/USD – Daily Chart

Today, Bitcoin’s price has reached a striking distance to the $12,000 overhead resistance. There is a certainty of BTC breaking the $12,000 resistance. Bitcoin is above $11,800, a strong bounce above this support will propel price to rally above the resistance. Once price breaks the resistance level between $11,800- $12,000, the price movement will be accelerated to the first target at $13,000. After the first target, the momentum will extend to $15,000 high. However, a bearish scenario could have occurred if the market starts … Read more

In Choosing Harris, Biden Fulfilled a Promise

Earlier this year during one of the Democratic primary debates for president, former Vice President Joe Biden declared that if he became the nominee for president, he would select a woman as his vice president. This week, he made good on that promise by selecting Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate. Harris is the first Black woman and first Asian-American woman nominated for either president or vice-president for any major party.

The move is a win for representation and inclusion. When just over half the population in the U.S. is female, and nearly forty percent is non-white, it makes sense that candidates for the highest political offices in the country are more representative of the people they are serving.

Why representation matters now more than ever

Representation matters. When you see yourself or who you aspire to be reflected in leadership positions, it is meaningful in that it

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HOW LOCKDOWN WILL CHANGE THE CV IN THE FUTURE

Every applicant has a story; I still remember those days when I was searching for a job. I guess we’ve all been there, right? Candidates find a suitable job opportunity and submit their application form online. But times and situations have changed this. As the ‘new normal’ of lockdown, stay-at-home orders, and social distancing are going on worldwide, it is getting difficult for recruiters to find a perfect fit for their various client organizations with just a CV to go on.

Due to the pandemic COVID-19, many organizations have started adopting advanced technology like AI in their recruitment process. Recruiters have started their initial step of screening candidates through an ATS that looks for specific keywords. It has become imperative for candidates to enhance their CV/resume writing as per the technology to save it from the ‘black hole,’ where your resume goes and is never seen again. Unlike people, Read more

VeChain Pushes for Food Safety With New Supply Chain Program

VeChain, the self-described “World’s Leading Blockchain Application Platform Driven by Enterprise Adoption,” has revealed what it calls a blockchain-enabled food safety solution built on top of its platform, according to a press release from the group.

“The solution allows blockchain technology to be deployed in the food sector with the fastest lead time compared with any other platform in the industry. The VeChain ToolChain powered Food Safety Solution integrates VeChain’s industry-leading technology and experience with business-ready technical features, solving the most urgent needs for the food industry in this new era,” the release reads on the matter.

A large part of this initiative is due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has required the world be more careful about shipping and taking care of food, the release also notes. As a result, people around the world are more willing than ever to pay a premium for reliable foods and tracking methods. … Read more