There are several steps you can take to increase your chances of getting a job in the web3 field. Let’s dive in.
Educate yourself about the technology and its applications. The web3 ecosystem is built on decentralized, open-source technologies like blockchain, cryptocurrency, and peer-to-peer networks. To be a successful web3 professional, you should have a solid understanding of these technologies and how they work together to enable decentralized applications and services. There are many educational materials available on YouTube, Coursera and Medium for example.
Build a portfolio of web3 projects. One of the best ways to showcase your skills and experience in the web3 field is to build a portfolio of projects that you have worked on. This could include decentralized applications, smart contracts, or other web3-related projects that you have developed or contributed to.
Network with other web3 professionals. The web3 community is a tight-knit group of individuals and organizations that are passionate about decentralized technology. Attend web3-related conferences, meetups, and events to network with other professionals and learn about job opportunities in the field. Events can be found on LinkedIn or on Meetup for example. Twitter is also a great place to connect with web3 natives and to learn about current events.
4. Job boards
Search for web3-related job openings. There are many job boards and websites that list job opportunities in the web3 field. Use keywords like “blockchain,” “cryptocurrency,” and “web3” to search for job openings and apply for positions that match your skills and experience. For example web3 career.
Fig.: Screenshot of a popular web3 job board (web3 career)
Be persistent and patient. Like any job search, finding a job in the web3 field may take time and require persistence. Be prepared to apply for multiple positions and continue to network and build your skills in the field to increase your chances of finding the right job opportunity.
David Furrer (@fulowa on twitter) is a web3 entrepreneur and consultant in the web3 space. He has a background in data analytics and web development. In 2021 he co-founded the analytics platform called NFT OnChained which leverages machine learning to price NFTs.