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Crypto Job Postings Grew 395% On LinkedIn In 2021

Reports said that job postings with terms like “Bitcoin,” “Ethereum,” “blockchain” and “cryptocurrency” grew 395% in the United States in 2021.

It has been reported that the crypto industry outpaced the wider tech industry, which also saw remarkable development, almost doubling its number of job listings.

However, at 98% growth, the tech industry dwindles in comparison to crypto jobs, which gained by a whopping 395%. no industry was safe from “crypto-ization” in 2021. The LinkedIn News post offered valuable insight into crypto influencing other industries.

It posted:

“While most of the job postings were in software and finance, other industries are also seeing a rise in demand for crypto talent. These include professional services like accounting and consulting, as well as the staffing and computer hardware sectors.

The report said that for 2022, the growth trend looks set to continue. The biggest exchanges in crypto are brimming with job posts; Coinbase has over 250 openings, Kraken over 300, and the world’s most active exchange, Binance, lists more than 600 job posts.

Likewise, for Bitcoiners and Bitcoin maximalists, there is a new resource — Bitcoiner jobs. A service dedicated to helping connect Bitcoiners with Bitcoin-only companies, it now offers almost 100 Satoshi-approved careers. For those who are unable to switch jobs into crypto, a wider HR trend is crypto remuneration.

The mayors of New York and Miami announced that they would take a portion of their pay in BTC in 2021, while seven NFL players have chosen crypto over cash salaries to date. While the crypto career switch appears to be gaining traction, the LinkedIn audience is not convinced. Most comments on the LinkedIn post were from bewildered onlookers wondering why crypto has value, and one aggrieved copywriter remonstrated the industry’s scammy nature.

Thus, given that Bitcoin price action has yet to impress in 2022, the crypto industry may struggle to sustain such high human resources growth levels. In the 2018 bear market, several cryptocurrency companies laid off staff. In sum, BTC activity needs to pick up to continue to support job creation.

Source: Cointelegraph


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