Blockchain and crypto technologies are being explored by many businesses around the world, which is a creating a major talent shortage. Many companies want to recruit those talented in crypto currency, or the underlying technology blockchain but there simply aren’t enough candidates to go round.
Businesses all round the world are scrambling to hire blockchain staff including areas of crypto currency such as bitcoin, Ethereum and Hyperledger. Blockchain talent is very hard to find and hard to attract – lots of companies are hiring the same skills and they are all on linkedin.
Places to find blockchain talent
Hire a recruiter to do the work for you. This is good option for those can pay, and it seems that the very best blockchain recruiters are charging for their skills – an average of 25% of starting salary seems to be being demanded by the recruiters who specialise in this niche space.
Linkedin – Linkedin is a wonderful source of professional candidates containing a high number of people in most job sectors. Unfortunately for those wanting to hire blockchain staff, there are limited numbers of profiles in each corporate sector and they are getting a lot of inmails from recruiters everyday.
Specialist jobboards – Job sites for crypto have been growing in number and there are some very good options with free advertising options. Coinality and angel both advertise some jobs, but the best of the bunch seems to be www.blocktribe.com. Blocktribe has the added advantage of being able to search for resumes to contact niche jobseekers directly, reducing reliance on job adverts.
How to attract Crypto job seekers to work with you
Job Seekers in this space have wonderful options available to them, from ICO launches, crypto funds, new use cases of technology and government projects with limitless budget.
The best way to attract job seekers to work at your company is to set out the compelling mission for your business, and what their position in your business would be and what environment they could expect to work in.
Finally – consider allowing remote workers. The distributed technology environment naturally lends itself to workers that accept working remotely. If your project doesn’t need someone to actually visit your office then you’ll have a good chance of recruiting people who prefer a flexible lifestyle.