Jobs related to digital assets have appeared in many companies since August 2020, according to Linkedin, a social networking site for job search.
In the US, the demand for blockchain and cryptocurrency specialists has grown by 615% since August 2020, according to data from social networking site Linkedin. According to the service, many companies have vacancies related to blockchain and digital assets. The most active employers in these areas are large financial companies such as BNY Mellon, JPMorgan and others.
In August, several large organizations announced the hiring of experts in the field of cryptocurrencies. For example, Walmart, the largest retail chain in the United States, has begun searching for a head of cryptocurrency products. The company was looking for a specialist who would develop a development strategy in the field of digital currencies and make it a leader in this segment. In October, 200 Bitcoin ATMs were installed in Walmart stores.
The Israeli National Intelligence Agency (Mossad) also needed a specialist in the field of cryptocurrencies. Intelligence engaged an expert to make anonymous payments in cryptocurrency. This is the first time in history that Mossad has publicly announced its search for a digital asset expert.
In mid-July, Walmart's rival online retailer Amazon posted a vacancy for the head of cryptocurrency and blockchain. After that, rumors appeared on the network that the company was preparing to accept Bitcoin for payment, but this information was officially denied.