Cryptocurrency is in a hiring frenzy

Cryptocurrency is in a hiring frenzy

It’s a bold new world, and as cryptocurrency gains mainstream street cred, there’s a sizzling gold rush in hiring.

According to a new Indeed report, searches for careers in cryptocurrency and blockchain (the technology which supports it) have spiked, and postings for careers in the field have jumped by 118 percent as of July 2021, compared with the previous year.

Michael Hearne, CEO of Decentral Publishing and creator of “Uncensored Crypto,” an online docuseries, isn’t surprised.

“The boom seems to be here for the foreseeable future,” said Hearne. “ and are all easy-to-use jobs sites that feature new companies. The hottest trends and short-term growth opportunities are working with nonfungible tokens (NFTs), gaming and anything related to the metaverse.”

Cryptocurrencies (Bitcoin, Dogecoin, Ethereum and more) are worldwide digital currencies represented by virtual and physical tokens. They are secured by cryptography and don’t rely on banks; instead, currency is stored in digital wallets. Its worth varies like any other currency, and, with its market open 24/7, it can be traded round-the-clock.

Cryptocurrency relies on blockchain technology, essentially a digitally distributed public ledger. NFTs are also stored on a blockchain and are associated with digital files like photos, artwork, videos and audio.

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