• Upcoming Blockchain Career Trends: Broader View + Q&A

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    This session is exclusive to BlockDriven Academy members. For less than $20 a month you get access to extensive library of blockchain guides, expert course and ongoing live sessions. This session will take place on Saturday, Sep 26th at 12pm est. We will discuss what trends are seen from the inside of blockchain space. Answer any questions you might have about blockchain space, how to enter it, technical questions. Giving you a broader understanding of blockchain ecosystem. You can RSVP for this session by subscribing to monthly membership at >>> https://www.blockdriven.com/course?courseid=blockchain-career-trends

  • Building Blockchain Community: Expert Panel

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    Please reserve your spot in advance on Event Brite. RSVP here >>> https://blockchainfuture.com/community Meetup RSVP doesn't count. On September 1st, BlockDriven Academy will be hosting another focused, informative, and engaging Live Session discussing blockchain careers. This time, the focus is on Community Development, and how you can ride the blockchain wave with a strong community or enter blockchain space as community builder for startup or an established company venturing into blockchain. While it certainly is important for all businesses to have a positive community backing, it is uniquely crucial to blockchain companies, due to positive community relations being a constant feature that divides long-term success from short-term hype. As we’ve seen with successful cryptocurrencies, a community that is engaged and driven to help the company is blockchain’s “secret sauce.” Speakers Tom Hay - Director of ConsenSys Academy and the Lead of the ConsenSys Developer Relations team Tom is responsible for learning and development and community building, including serving as an instructor of the Blockchain Developer Online Bootcamp. ConsenSys is solving real-world problems with Ethereum blockchain solutions for organizations of all sizes, from the local community to the global enterprise. Marta Piekarska-Geater- Director of Ecosystem, Hyperledger Hyperledger is a multi-project open source collaborative effort hosted by The Linux Foundation, created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies Please reserve your spot in advance on Event Brite. RSVP here >>> https://blockchainfuture.com/community Meetup RSVP doesn't count.

  • Product Management In Blockchain: Overview, Roles and Opportunity

    On August 25th, BlockDriven Academy will be hosting another focused, informative, and engaging Live Session discussing blockchain careers. This time, the focus is on Product Management, and how you can ride the blockchain wave with a Product Manager career at a startup, a main player, or an established company venturing into blockchain. PLEASE FOLLOW THE LINK TO RSVP. MEETUP RSVP WON’T GET YOU A SPOT. >>> https://blockchainfuture.com/pm-live In a conference in late May 2020, Balaji Srinivasan -- a well known figure in the crypto and Blockchain space -- discusses the Blockchain education of skilled professionals. He commented: “What we haven’t done is asked experienced doctors and lawyers to educate themselves on machine learning and Blockchain frameworks, we’re yet to get all this information out of the brains of skilled people.” Though the process of educating the current, essential global workforce is notably slow, it is guaranteed to happen. It is evident in job listings, requirements and duties that hiring companies demand for experienced and skilled laborers with an emphasis of on-the-job professional education of Blockchain networks. In this Live Stream, you will learn: What current companies are hiring blockchain Product Managers How the blockchain and crypto job market is different How you can transition your existing career into a career on blockchain What a blockchain Product Manager does What non-blockchain skills you need What technical blockchain knowledge is needed for a blockchain Product Manager career How to properly analyze and make sense of the complicated blockchain ecosystem How to get a job at a blockchain company and what is different Spots are limited. Reserve your spot today: >>>https://blockchainfuture.com/pm-live<<< Expert Panel Speakers: Soren Peter Nielsen: Head of Product at Maker Foundation Søren Peter Nielsen is Head of Product for the Maker Foundation. With extensive experience in managing development teams and creating architectural solutions for tech enterprises, Søren leads new product development, product strategy, market intelligence, and lifecycle management. He holds an MSc in Chemical Engineering and has authored several information technology publications. Prior to joining the Maker Foundation in 2018, Søren was the Chief Software Architect at IoT Systems. The Maker Foundation is the organization facilitating the development of MakerDAO. MakerDAO governs the Maker Protocol and Dai, the world’s first decentralized, collateral-backed stablecoin on the Ethereum blockchain. Dai mitigates volatility through an autonomous system of smart contracts called the Maker Protocol, and through decentralized community governance. Abhishek Gutgutia: Chief Product Officer at Chronicled Chronicled is industry-led, blockchain-powered network within the life sciences industry. Chronicled's role is to provide administration and build solutions on top of the MediLedger Network to facilitate trust and enable automation between trading partners. Catherine Woneis: VP, Product Management at CipherTrace Catherine has more than 20 years of experience in startup product management for enterprise SaaS products in search and discovery, natural language processing, machine learning, social media, blockchain/DLT, and CRM, Her career focus has been driving the specification, delivery, and marketing of big data analytics applications and services that make sense of text, images, and now crypto data. Before joining CipherTrace, she was Vice President of Product at Cryptowerk where she drove the development of a hybrid cloud/blockchain solution enabling enterprises to seal and exchange digital assets at scale Looking forward to seeing you August 25th! PLEASE FOLLOW THE LINK TO RSVP. MEETUP RSVP WON’T GET YOU A SPOT. >>> https://blockchainfuture.com/pm-live

  • Analyst Roundtable: Opportunities and Careers in Blockchain [Expert Panel]

    On August 18th, BlockDriven Academy will be hosting another focused, informative, and engaging Live Session discussing blockchain careers. This time, the focus is on the the blockchain market from an analyst perspective, and how you can ride the blockchain wave with a career at a startup, a blockchain company, or an established enterprise venturing into blockchain. PLEASE FOLLOW THE LINK TO RSVP. MEETUP RSVP WON’T GET YOU A SPOT. >>> https://blockchainfuture.com/direction The market research industry is no stranger to new technologies such as big data, loT, artificial intelligence, etc., but blockchain is the next big thing. Walmart, JP Morgan, IBM, and other companies around the world are exploring blockchain technology because it saves time and cost, and tightens security. However, like other industries, the market research industry is not operating at its maximum potential. Some of the areas for improvement include: participation rates, quality data, and privacy concerns. Blockchain has the ability to address these major deficiencies. In this Live Stream, you will learn: What current companies are hiring blockchain Market Analysts How the blockchain and crypto market is different What a blockchain market analyst does What non-blockchain skills you need What technical blockchain knowledge is needed for a Market Analyst career How to properly analyze and make sense of the complicated blockchain ecosystem How to get a job at a blockchain company and what is different Spots are limited. Reserve your spot today: >>> https://blockchainfuture.com/direction <<< Joining us for this event are some of the brightest blockchain minds. This event is a must-attend for anyone who is interested in a career as a blockchain Market Analyst. Technical, actionable, and high level thought will be on display at this event. Here are the speakers for this event: Gerard Dache - Executive Director at Government Blockchain Association Mr. Dache founded the Government Blockchain Association (GBA). He has established over 90 government blockchain chapters around the world and has established approximately fifty working groups. GBA working groups cover a wide range of topics. He has developed blockchain training materials that cover most of the established blockchain protocols, platforms, and products. Eleanor Cornell - Analyst at IBM: Blockchain & FSS Ellie Cornell leads blockchain engagements in IBM's Market Development & Insights group, driving strategic development projects with market-in expertise for IBM Blockchain executives. She is passionate about scaling adoption of enterprise blockchain, especially for supply chains, voting, and banking. She strives to empower women in STEM, educate communities on financial literacy, and invest in impactful emerging technology. Ariana Fowler, Blockchain Strategist at UNICEF Starting her blockchain career on ConsenSys Social Impact, she now sits on the blockchain team of UNICEF Innovation, working on product and strategy to empower youth through tech. Our fantastic speakers will answer any and all of your blockchain Market Analysis questions, from what sets blockchain apart, how to land a job in blockchain, and much, much more. Spots are limited. Reserve your spot today: >>> https://blockchainfuture.com/direction <<<

  • Blockchain Jobs: HR Experts Share Their Advice [Future Of Blockchain Space]

    On August 11th, BlockDriven Academy will be hosting another focused, informative, and engaging Live Session discussing blockchain careers. About this Event PLEASE FOLLOW THE LINK TO RSVP. MEETUP RSVP WONT GET YOU A SPOT. >>> https://blockchainfuture.com/jobs-today If you are looking to shift your career to blockchain or transition your existing career to the exciting world of blockchain, you probably have a lot of questions. What blockchain skills and knowledge do you need? Which companies are hiring? What does a blockchain company look for in a candidate? All of these questions and more will be answered by our fantastic guests at… Blockchain Jobs: HR Experts Share Their Advice [Future of Blockchain Space], which will be taking place this coming Tuesday, August 11th at 12:00pm EDT. Spots are limited. Reserve your spot today: >>>https://blockchainfuture.com/jobs-today<<< Your walk of life or your career path does not matter. Blockchain careers will be the norm very soon, and getting ahead of the curve will undoubtedly pay massive dividends (sometimes literally). LinkedIn rated blockchain knowledge as the #1 skill to have as an applicant in 2020, and our HR experts are here to answer exactly why that is. Tons of massive companies and unique blockchain startups are all hiring in the face of the economic downturn caused by COVID-19. If you have career uncertainty due to this crisis, blockchain provides a unique and future-facing alternative to your current path. Don’t miss out. Get the information you need to make the best decision for you. Spots are limited. RSVP: https://blockchainfuture.com/jobs-today In this Live Stream, you will learn: Which current companies are hiring in blockchain space Whats next in blockchain jobs and careers Different Roles that are in demand Future trends that can help your direction How to get a job at a blockchain company and what is different “Imagine having all your employment related details associated with your electronic signature in one block – security access, insurance, payroll, expenses, work performance, employment history, psychometrics etc. The employment contracting process would effectively be redundant. You could work almost immediately, with quick payment.”-Andrew Spencer HRN blog. Blockchain jobs are expanding at an incredible rate, and the interest in these jobs is expanding as well. Outside of technical and visionary roles, there is an incredible need and hunger for all sorts of candidates. For those who have never worked at a blockchain company, it is an incredibly enticing combination of growth, a fast-paced environment, competitive salaries, and an atmosphere of innovation and collaboration that cannot be matched. No matter your background, there is a blockchain career waiting for you. Don’t miss the wave. We look forward to seeing all of you on August 11! PLEASE FOLLOW THE LINK TO RSVP. MEETUP RSVP WONT GET YOU A SPOT. >>> https://blockchainfuture.com/jobs-today

  • Expert Blockchain Panel on the Future of Crypto Exchange Careers - August 4th

    Expert Panel with Crypto and Blockchain Insiders As the world of blockchain evolves, having cryptocurrency exchanges that are safe, reliable, usable, and profitable is key to the industry’s future success. Recently, reports surfaced that Coinbase, one of cryptocurrency’s foremost crypto exchanges is looking to go public by the end of the year. In order to do so, they need SEC approval, which would certainly help with the Commission’s view on cryptocurrency. While much is still to play out, this development would be massive for cryptocurrency and for the expanding blockchain industry. MEETUP RSVP Doesnt count. RSVP for it here >>> https://blockchainfuture.com/ex In this Live Stream, you will learn: - The history of crypto exchanges - The present of crypto exchanges - Blockchain trends - Which crypto exchanges have long-term futures that you can jump onto - How to get a job at a crypto exchange - What current skills translate well into crypto exchange positions - What crypto exchanges are rapidly expanding and have a current need for smart, driven blockchain professionals. "Comparing the blockchain space between 3 years ago and today, today we have real products; now you CAN build games and there is lending, rather than speculative ideas. While there may not have been a world-wide-web moment, there are certainly more real and tangible products, and this reflects on the upcoming progress and development of blockchain, in my opinion.” from Danny Zuckerman, Cofounder of 3Box.io from our recent Live Stream, Project Management in Blockchain [Careers and Opportunities] https://blockchainfuture.com/pm RSVP for it here >>> https://blockchainfuture.com/ex Speaker Panel: Paul V. Puey - CEO/Co-founder at Edge.app Paul is CEO and Co-founder of Edge.app, a non-custodial exchange and security platform for blockchain applications. Edge (formerly Airbitz) has won many accolades, including being one of the Top 3 Mobile Apps for Bitcoin in the 2014 Blockchain Awards, being voted a Top 50 FinTech Company to Watch by AlwaysOn, and winning first prize in both Inside Bitcoins 2015 and Coin Agenda 2016 pitch competitions. Marek Michalski - Head of Product, Global at Liquid BlockDriven Academy grabs an international speaker! Marek joins us from Liquid, one of the most influential crypto exchanges in the world and one of the largest in Japan. Liquid is on the forefront of crypto exchange innovation and we are very excited to hear from Marek, their Head of Product, and his opinions on the future of blockchain, cryptocurrency, and much more. Morgan Hill - Founder and COO at Attis Capital Morgan helped conceptualize one of the first online trading platforms associated with coinFX. He's advised multiple firms, including Goldman Sachs and FINRA on project management in areas related to risk. At Attis Capital, he's helped lead the development of an automated risk management and AI trading system interconnecting brokers with each strategy set. Prior to launching Attis Crypto, he focused on running AxionV AI to historical profit levels of over 13,000% during the 2017 crypto boom. RSVP for it here >>> https://blockchainfuture.com/ex

  • Development on Blockchain [Roles, Future and Careers] Expert Panel - July 28th

    RSVP here >>> www.BlockchainFuture.com/developers Expert Panel with Block.one, DigitalAsset.com and BlockchainDriven According to ConsenSys, a notable leader in the blockchain industry, there are an estimated 30 million software developers globally, while the number of blockchain developers remains in the several hundred thousands. The demand for more blockchain developers is urgent considering that the blockchain market is expected to hit over $39 billion USD by 2025. This evaluation signifies the impending boom across all industries that will adopt blockchain technology into their companies and workflow. In this Live Stream, you will learn: - Blockchain development trends - Where the most exciting blockchain projects / where they’re headed - How to get a blockchain developer job - What current skills translate well into blockchain - What companies and industries that are expanding and will have current and future need for blockchain developers Joining us for this event are three of the brightest blockchain minds. This event is a must-attend for anyone who is interested in a career as a blockchain developer. Technical, actionable, and high level thought will be on display at this event. Shaul Kfir - CTO of DigitalAsset.com With significant development and leadership experience, Shaul Kfir is here to talk about the innovation coming out of DigitalAsset, give concrete blockchain advice, and show where the future of the industry lies. With many skills to discuss, we are excited to have Shaul join us. Shaul is a software engineer with more than 15 years of experience leading diverse professional teams that develop cutting edge technologies. Prior to Digital Asset, he was the CTO of Bits of Gold, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in Israel. He also served as director of technology at LedgerLock, a provider of security tools for brokerages and exchanges. Earlier in his career, as a researcher at Technion, Shaul worked at the Succinct Computational Integrity and Privacy Research cryptography lab and as a visiting scientist at MIT CSAIL. He is one of the original authors of libsnark, the leading open source library for Zero-Knowledge Proofs. Shaul served as a Lieutenant Commander in the Israeli Navy. Ian Holsman - VP of Software Engineering at Block.one Ian is an experienced and innovative blockchain CTO who is now the VP of Software Engineering at Block.one, one of the most important companies in the blockchain landscape. With experience in eCommerce, machine learning, big data, and development leadership, he is here to talk about what it's like to be a leader in blockchain development. RSVP here >>> www.BlockchainFuture.com/developers Presented by BlockDriven Academy. Get access to an extensive archive of previous and upcoming Live Streams to blockchain experts, career guides, the latest blockchain news, and a growing and thriving blockchain community filled with veterans and early innovators, as well as newcomers and current blockchain disruptors. Curious to learn more about how to get into blockchain space? Visit https;//BlockDriven.com

  • Marketing and Advertising in Blockchain [Future and Careers] Vitual Expert Panel

    The marketing space is under a rapid shift with industry changing technology coming from the blockchain space. We have speakers from Brave, IBM and Consensys. At this session we will cover latest blockchain developments and what it takes to join blockchain space. What are roles, jobs and careers that can be pursuit. Please note that we are almost at capacity on RSVPs for this session. If you would like to attend, please book in advance. You need to have a membership to BlockDriven Academy to attend. RSVP for it here https://blockchainfuture.com/ma The marketing space is under a rapid shift with industry changing technology coming from the blockchain space. Take the Brave browser for example, it gives you privacy and control of your browsing, what advertising you see… and you get paid for your attention. More and more enterprise projects are being developed in the marketing space and the space has possibilities of marketing and advertising is rapidly expanding. In this session we have a fantastic line up of speakers who are innovating the blockchain marketing space. We will explore the direction of advertising and marketing when it comes to blockchain, who is building what on blockchain, new and upcoming projects on the blockchain and much more. What is next for blockchain and marketing? What are some innovations are being deployed in the blockchain space? How different role between marketing and blockchain marketing? What technical skills, if any, do you feel like you should know when getting into blockchain marketing and advertising space? Do blockchain companies have a distinct branding challenge? Are blockchain marketing / branding jobs growing at the moment? What would you recommend doing to someone who is looking at entering the blockchain space through a job? How to get started on path to career in marketing and advertising on blockchain? Our Panelists : Laurisha Cotton - Head of Social Media Marketing at Consensys Laurisha leads the efforts of social media interaction and conversation around blockchain at Consensys. As one of the largest pure blockchain companies, Consensys has led the adaptation of Ethereum blockchain. It has incubated and accelerated Ethereum startups that are launching products across industries, from finance to supply chain to law. It has employed real-world Enterprise Ethereum solutions that are helping corporations, governments, and NGOs secure their IT infrastructure, optimize workflows, and unlock new blockchain-based business models. ConsenSys AG is headquartered in Switzerland, with a presence in over 30 countries around the world. Des Martin - Head Of Marketing and User Growth - Brave Brave is a free and open-source web browser developed by Brave Software, Inc. based on the Chromium web browser. It blocks ads and website trackers, and provides a way for users to send cryptocurrency contributions in the form of Basic Attention Tokens to websites and content creators. With over 15 million active users, it is one of the most successful blockchain marketing projects to date. Iday Shanawaz - Marketing Reinvention & Blockchain Partner - IBM IX Iday works with digital innovators and market disruptors at leading organizations to help invest and scale blockchain initiatives, transform their customer experience, and drive growth through radically new business models. He has overseen a number of blockchain projects integrated across enterprise. Presented by BlockDriven Academy. Get access to an extensive archive of previous and upcoming Live Streams to blockchain experts, career guides, the latest blockchain news, and a growing and thriving blockchain community filled with veterans and early innovators, as well as newcomers and current blockchain disruptors Please note that we are almost at capacity on RSVPs for this session. If you would like to attend, please book in advance. You need to have a ticket to attend. RSVP for it here >>> https://blockchainfuture.com/ma

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  • Business Development Careers in Blockchain [Why this Sector is Booming]

    Learn about the Decentralized Finance, Exchanges and Identity on Blockchain On July 14, BlockDriven Academy will host a live session analyzing and dissecting the greater world of blockchain. As investment in blockchain explodes, Business Development careers are becoming more and more popular among blockchain veterans and newcomers alike. What skills do you need to be a blockchain business developer? What industry trends are emerging? Which companies are hiring blockchain business developers? We will be bringing some amazing speakers to shine the light on various industries and job roles in the blockchain space. Next week we have business development in the spotlight with some amazing professionals joining in and sharing their knowledge. RSVP for this session here >>> https://blockchainfuture.com/bda We will explore blockchain space of DeFi (Decentralized Finance), Crypto Exchanges and Identity on Blockchian. See how Hyland, Bitstamp and MakerDao innovating the blockchain space. All 3 companies are doing very well in the current environment. In addition we will focus on careers in blockchain in business development, but for anyone interested in starting ANY career in blockchain this should be a great session as you will learn what blockchain space looks like on the inside in terms of where to go, where to look and what you need to do to get an opportunity to enter the space. And many of our speakers companies are hiring. Panel Speakers Mary Strain - Business Lead at Hyland Credentials Hyland focuses on a complete system to issue digital credentials in a blockchain-secured format that is shareable and instantly verifiable Mary Strain leads US higher education and public sector adoption of blockchain for Hyland Credentials. Prior to joining Hyland Credentials, Mary led large scale digital credentialing initiatives in New York City, and for the states of Tennessee and Arkansas. She advised several state and higher education institutions on the adoptions of competency based digital credentials. Mary has been positioned on the leading edge of technology and brought innovative approaches to public serving agencies for over a decade. Mary’s knowledge of business development and blockchain technology is sure to make her a valuable resource to BlockDriven members during this Live Stream. Jennifer Senhaji - Business Developer at MakerDao Foundation The Maker Foundation is the organization facilitating the development of MakerDAO. MakerDAO governs the Maker Protocol and Dai, the world’s first decentralized, collateral-backed stablecoin on the Ethereum blockchain. Dai mitigates volatility through an autonomous system of smart contracts called the Maker Protocol, and through decentralized community governance. As a Business Development Representative for the Maker Foundation, Jennifer Senhaji focuses on increasing business opportunities in North America. Prior to joining the organization, Jennifer worked with startups and Fortune 500 companies in sales and business development roles in the media and advertising industry. Jennifer is vastly experienced in the two worlds this session discusses: Blockchain and Business Development, and we are very excited to pick her brain about blockchain business development Matt Mamigonian - Business Developer at Bitstamp Crypto Exchange Bitstamp is one of the largest crypto exchanges. After reading the Bitcoin White Paper in 2013, he was drawn to the decentralized, pseudo anonymous, and deflationary aspects of Bitcoin. He believes that digital currency and crypto assets are another set of tools that will allow for significant financial innovation – and enable the trading, transmission, and creation of digital scarcity and non-sovereign assets. He is currently responsible for institutional business development, partnerships, and execution of Bitstamp’s sales efforts in North and South America. RSVP for this session here >>> https://blockchainfuture.com/bda

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  • Projects in Blockchain: Careers & Future Opportunities in 2020 - July 7th

    RSVP >>> https://blockchainfuture.com/pm <<< Speaking of our panelists, we are happy to announce that Samana Naqvi (American Express) and Danny Zuckerman (3Box) will be featured on our July 7 panel. Samana Naqvi - Project Manager at American Express Samana Naqvi will be joining us at Project Management in Blockchain [Careers and Opportunities] to discuss her life as a Project Manager at American Express, one of the largest financial services companies in the world and also one of the most active in blockchain. What skills make someone a good Project Manager? How does one go about getting a position like Samana’s ? Project management is great space and how it relates to blockchain is fascinating, and we’re very excited to pick Samana’s brain. Danny Zuckerman - Founder of 3Box 3Box is a perfect example of a company that is making blockchain adoption a reality. It allows users to store data securely. Danny will give us insights on blockchain projects, hiring people for blockchain positions, and what he sees as the future of stagnant industries. 3Box is one of the most exciting, successful blockchain companies in existence, and we can’t wait to hear firsthand what made it so successful. Prior to 3box, Danny was lead strategist at Consensys on Uport, the biggest identity project to date on blockchain. In addition to this session: with you membership you will get access to blockchain guides, already recorded blockchain carer educational sessions from BlockDriven Academy, community and much more. On July 7, BlockDriven Academy will host a live session discussing the role of Project Management in blockchain, how to shift your career towards blockchain project management, and the skills and knowledge you need to make the next step in your career. Project Management in Blockchain [Careers and Opportunities] Live Stream will take place on July 7, 2020. https://blockchainfuture.com/pm “Blockchain already is an integral and vital tool upon which – and with which – new, cutting-edge solutions are being created, and we are confident that blockchain solutions will gain ever greater traction within the global business community over the next 12 to 24 months.” - Deloitte, 2020 Global Blockchain Survey A report by Allied Marketing Research predicts that blockchain usage in supply chain management will grow 10,000% by 2025. Commercial enterprises are adopting blockchain technology at an exponential rate across a myriad of industry sectors. With this “boom” expected to occur in the next five years, project managers in blockchain is poised to become crucial positions to lead these companies in their operations objective. In this Live Stream, you will learn: Project management skill application in blockchain Blockchain trends in project management How to get a project management blockchain job What careers feed well into blockchain project management What companies are hiring blockchain project managers And much more This event is only available for BlockDriven Academy members. 1 Month membership is $19.95. To RSVP (you get 1 month membership with your RSVP). >>> https://blockchainfuture.com/pm <<< Here is a sneak preview of our BlockDriven Academy career guide that discusses blockchain project management. This guide and many more are all available for BlockDriven Academy members. Some of the top companies that have implemented blockchain into their supply chain management include LG, Target, Volkswagen, Pfizer, Walmart, UPS, and FedEx. “For the first time, the number of jobs per million exceeded the number of searches per million. There also does appear to be a skills shortage as enterprise projects have matured over the past three years.” Tal Vinnik, Content Strategist , Indeed

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