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4 Hiring Tips for Crypto Companies

4 Hiring Tips for Crypto Companies

September 28, 2022

Hiring great talent in the crypto industry can be a challenging experience. Here are 4 tips to help you, as a hiring manager, CEO or corporate recruiter, to hire more efficiently within the crypto industry.

As the CEO of a recruiting firm that works specifically within the crypto, blockchain and web3 industry, I've had quite a bit of experience watching good and bad interview processes, so I hope this helps! While this is more geared towards hiring employers, I hope this is helpful for the job seekers out there as well.

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Starting in Crypto - Julia Draheim of Proof of Talent

Starting in Crypto - Julia Draheim of Proof of Talent

September 26, 2022

Julia Draheim is a recruiter on the team at Proof of Talent, who started in the industry with no prior crypto or blockchain experience. We talk about her journey starting from scratch and how she quickly ramped up to becoming a highly proficient recruiter in the industry. This episode is great for those interested in starting in crypto, without a ton of prior industry experience! 

We hope you enjoy the conversation!

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Starting a Career in Crypto in a Bear Market

Starting a Career in Crypto in a Bear Market

September 19, 2022

Are you thinking about starting a career in the crypto industry? Is the bear market giving you pause on that thought? Let's have a chat about starting a career in the crypto, web3 and blockchain industry, how it relates to asset prices and much more. 

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Going the Extra Mile - Jared Delin of Proof of Talent

Going the Extra Mile - Jared Delin of Proof of Talent

September 15, 2022

Jared Delin has been a recruiter on the team at Proof of Talent for the last two years. Join us as he shares his journey into the crypto industry, his tips for finding opportunities within the space and more on his general outlook. We discuss how the little things can really make a big difference, especially when it comes to your job search. 

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How a Petroleum Engineer Became the Director of Biz Dev at Binance US

How a Petroleum Engineer Became the Director of Biz Dev at Binance US

October 14, 2020

How does a former Petroleum Engineer start working in the blockchain & cryptocurrency industry? Today, we spoke to Rena Shah, Director of Business Development at BinanceUS, to find out how.

Rena's background is unique and certainly goes to show that if you have a passion and interest for the crypto industry, you can work your way into some incredible opportunities!

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Marketing in Crypto - Haider Rafique, CMO of OKCoin

Marketing in Crypto - Haider Rafique, CMO of OKCoin

September 28, 2020

Marketing in the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry is a dynamic field, even more so in the hyper competitive world of cryptocurrency exchanges. On today's episode of the Proof of Talent podcast, we spoke with Haider Rafique, the Global Chief Marketing Officer at OKCoin, to learn more about marketing in the crypto industry.

We discuss his personal background moving from a Madison Ave marketing agency, to enterprise software, to crypto, and how others might be able to do the same.

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Legal Careers in Crypto with Jake Chervinsky

Legal Careers in Crypto with Jake Chervinsky

September 1, 2020

Jake Chervinsky is the General Counsel at Compound Labs, one of the top DeFi projects built on Ethereum. We sat down with Jake to discuss how he went from working at a boutique law firm, to starting a Twitter account sharing content on the legal outlook Bitcoin ETF applications, to ending up at Compound. It's a unique story that is applicable to all future crypto industry professionals, not just limited to lawyers. 

This is an excellent discussion for any aspiring legal students, current lawyers or just people interested in what Jake has to say!

We also take a few minutes to dive into the DeFi ecosystem of which Compound is such a huge part of, to discuss progressive decentralization and much more. 

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Working AND Teaching in Blockchain with Ayesha Kiani

Working AND Teaching in Blockchain with Ayesha Kiani

July 28, 2020

Ayesha Kiani is the VP of Business Development at Ledger Prime, a quantitative crypto hedge fund. Prior to that, she worked at SingularDTC and Republic, serving as an active participant in the crypto industry since 2016!

 

But not only does Ayesha work in the industry, she's also an Adjunct Professor at NYU teaching a course to undergrads on Blockchain technology. In this episode of the Proof of Talent podcast, we discuss with Ayesha her background, how she got started in the crypto industry and what she teaches her students.

 

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From Wall Street to Crypto - Anil Lulla of Delphi Digital

From Wall Street to Crypto - Anil Lulla of Delphi Digital

July 16, 2020

Anil Lulla left a career on Wall Street at Deutsche Bank to co-found Delphi Digital, a cryptocurrency focused research firm. In this episode, we discuss what Anil learned during his time working at Bloomberg and Deutsche Bank, what his colleagues though when he left in 2018 and what he sees as the future of the industry.

We hope you enjoy this episode, especially for those of you who might be working on Wall Street or in financial services.

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Software Engineering in Cryptocurrency with Graham Perich

Software Engineering in Cryptocurrency with Graham Perich

July 14, 2020

Graham Perich is a software engineer, currently working at Coinbase, who has worked in the cryptocurrency & blockchain industry for close to 3 years! He joins us to discuss his journey in software engineering, how he began his career with the help of a coding bootcamp (Hack Reactor) and how he found his first job in the crypto industry at Fluidity through personal networking.

Graham also discusses how the software tooling landscape has evolved since he’s joined the industry, what he loves about working with such cutting edge technology and much more.

We hope you enjoy this episode, especially for those of you who might be interested in software engineering opportunities in the future!

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