First time I've ever written that: crypto employment. But news pinged in on my Google alert, I clicked the link and got lost in a rabbit hole of bitcoin and cryptocurrency news. I have surfaced alarmed not to have known about the extent of this crisis sooner!
Cryptocurrency is a form of digital money which is designed to be secure and often anonymous. Most people are familiar with bitcoin which is a type of cryptocurrency.
Jobs related to bitcoin are the fastest growing category on Freelancer, according to the company’s CEO. The international freelancer hub saw crypto-related job postings surge 82% in the third quarter. A similar trend was likely observed on Upwork, a slightly more professional version of Freelancer. “People are getting freelancers to design new types of cryptocurrencies,” Matt Barrie, CEO of Freelancer, told CNBC last week. With bitcoin prices where they are today, it’s not surprising to see so much demand for developers, writers and marketers.