March 7, 2023

Why EMURGO is a Great Fit - 5 Reasons Blockchain Can Advance Your Career

Albert Kim


In this blog from our series “Why EMURGO Is a Great Fit”, we explain the reasons why you should start a career in blockchain and how you can apply for available jobs at blockchain company EMURGO.

5 reasons why blockchain can advance your career

Blockchain technology and the concept of Web3 have certainly grown in awareness over the past couple of years with crypto, NFTs, and DeFi becoming popular with users. There are many people still learning about the basics of Web3 and how it differs from most of the well-known online products and services they use these days.

For those considering finding a blockchain-related job, here are 5 reasons why a blockchain job at a Web3 company like EMURGO can advance your career.

#1 – Blockchain could influence around 40 million jobs and add $1.7 trillion to the global economy by 2030

According to global professional services firm PwC’s “Time for Trust” report, blockchain “could enhance around 40 million jobs globally” and “has the potential to add $1.76 trillion to the global economy” by 2030.

This means that blockchain and Web3 are still getting started with so much potential for mainstream adoption in the years to come. Yet, Web3 products and services such as crypto, DeFi, stablecoins, blockchain solutions for enterprises, and many others continue to launch, receive investments, add new users, and attract developers.

#2 – High demand for blockchain talent coupled with a talent shortage

Job search website and app lists blockchain as one of the “20 In-Demand Skills for Today’s Work Environment” and with investment funding flowing into the blockchain/Web3 sector, many projects and enterprises are hiring top blockchain talent to scale their businesses. 

However, there isn’t enough blockchain talent to meet the high demand.

According to a co-study conducted by LinkedIn and crypto platform OKX using data collected from 180 countries between January 2019 and June 2022, “as of June 2022, the supply and demand of talent in the global blockchain field are out of balance, with qualified candidates in short supply.” It goes on to state that “the total number of LinkedIn members working in the blockchain field has increased by 76% year-on-year, but the major countries that blockchain sector candidates have traditionally come from are experiencing negative talent growth.” 

#3 – Many blockchain/Web3 companies have several business units 

Blockchain and Web3 is a global industry that moves quickly and is digitally native. This means that blockchain projects and companies usually have employees that work remotely all over the world to span major time zones, respond to users, and build around the clock.

With business units in Asia, North America, Europe, and Africa, EMURGO conducts businesses in several countries to drive Cardano blockchain adoption through its Fintech, Media, Ventures, Middle East & Africa, and Academy business units. 

Talented workers are always valued and have many opportunities to hone their skills and take on more responsibility at different units within the company.

#4 –  Many networking opportunities to benefit your career

Blockchain companies typically participate in and attend many different blockchain conferences and networking events around the world to meet with the community and find new business opportunities. At these events, there are many attendees with diverse professional backgrounds including finance professionals, business executives, developers, entrepreneurs, government officials, and more. 

Having an opportunity to attend one or more of these events is a great way to expand your network and find opportunities to benefit your business and career.

#5 – Always learning new things and upskilling

As mentioned, blockchain and Web3 are always “open for business” and moving around the clock. Workers are international, projects are always building, exchanges are always open, and decentralized blockchain networks are running 24/7.

Thus, the industry moves fast and new technological developments and the latest news are always around the corner.

Online social platforms such as Cardano Spot aim to make it easier for individuals outside of working in blockchain and Web3 to stay atop the latest trends and developments.

Working in blockchain and Web3 also affords the great chance to consistently learn new things about the space through discussions with fellow employees and partners, and participate in upskilling opportunities.

EMURGO: A Web3 company with Cardano origins

EMURGO is a global blockchain technology solutions company based in Singapore with more than 100 employees internationally and offices in major continents.

As a founding entity of the Cardano blockchain, EMURGO is a Web3 company that builds and provides Web3 products and services leveraging Cardano to solve industries’ most complex challenges. Cardano is an open-source and the first provably-secure blockchain that is designed to be a platform to host decentralized applications for financial, digital identity, digital property, and other economic services to all.

As a blockchain and Web3 company, EMURGO promotes decentralized work and offers many fantastic perks & benefits to its employees such as remote work, career advancement opportunities, and many more!

Read more: Learn more about EMURGO’s remote working system

How to apply for a blockchain job at EMURGO

Interested in working at EMURGO?

Then, head on over to EMURGO’s official Breezy career page here to browse the list of currently available jobs now.

You can also follow our official channels below for up-to-date information and announcements from EMURGO.


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