Frank Chaparro of The Block discusses the report released by his firm and the Blockchain Association on employment trends in the blockchain industry. He covers how the demand for such jobs is growing, who the biggest employers are in the space, and what types of companies are hiring. We talk about how token launches are moving primarily to Asia, why there’s still significant hiring demand in the US and what kinds of jobs are being sought. Plus, we look at the recent LinkedIn study showing “blockchain” was the most in-demand hard skill on LinkedIn in 2019 and how a few projected crypto IPOs in the next few years could affect the job market.
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Kelman Law: http://kelman.law
Frank Chaparro: https://twitter.com/fintechfrank
The Block: https://www.theblockcrypto.com
The Block’s and the Blockchain Association’s Digital Assets Human Capital Report: https://www.scribd.com/document/444039395/Digital-Asset-Human-Capital-Trends-Report
Frank discussing the report with Kristin Smith of the Blockchain Association, which approached The Block about conducting the report: https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/51135/kristin-smith-executive-director-at-the-blockchain-association-breaks-down-2019s-biggest-crypto-stories-on-capitol-hill
LinkedIn on blockchain being the most in-demand hard skill: https://business.linkedin.com/talent-solutions/blog/trends-and-research/2020/most-in-demand-hard-and-soft-skills https://www.beseen.com/blog/talent/bitcoin-job-market-2019-beyond/
Links from news recap:https://unchainedpodcast.com/bitcoin-far-from-being-a-unit-of-account/