Kraken reiterates hiring targets as CEO denounces 'woke activists' in corporate culture

On Wednesday, cryptocurrency exchange Kraken announced that it would continue to hire over 500 roles in various departments amid a market downturn. The company’s hiring efforts are in stark contrast to a week of severe layoff announcements from major blockchain firms such as Coinbase, BlockFi, etc. In support of the decision to expand its staff, […]

Recruiters say crypto firms seeking leadership in engineering, legal and finance

The crypto industry has enjoyed astronomical growth over the last couple of years. Now, talent recruitment experts say that crypto firms are in dire need of good leadership to scale their businesses. Previously seen as a nascent market, crypto is now a fast-maturing industry that attracts a lot of talent, David Richardson, partner at executive […]

Amid developer drought, teams turning to hackathons to find talent

Amid a bull market for decentralized finance (DeFi) that has teams developing new products at a breakneck pace, the demand for smart contract developers couldn’t be higher — but, unfortunately, the amount of available talent couldn’t be lower.  Team members from multiple projects have taken to Twitter in recent weeks to gripe about the shallow […]

Elissa Shevinsky joins Cointelegraph as chief technology officer

Cointelegraph, the world’s foremost blockchain-focused media platform, is pleased to announce that tech veteran Elissa Beth Shevinsky has joined the company as chief technology officer. Shevinsky began her Bitcoin (BTC) journey in 2013, selling shirts for BTC as part of a fundraising campaign for her encrypted messaging startup, Glimpse, but her career in software began […]