While most of the world is in a lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many people have lost their jobs or sources of income. While searching for a way to improve the situation, it is rather easy to fall victim to a fraudulent scheme.
A large number of Ugandan nationals were left crying helplessly after being promised well-paying jobs at a fake cryptocurrency company which abruptly went into rigor mortis with citizens losing over 10 billion Ugandan Shillings (UGX) (approx. $2,715,100).
With the world running at a very high speed, it is estimated that by 2030, more than 70% of the existing jobs in Italy will no longer exist. This is a period of digital disruption – where technology including blockchain, internet of things, smart contract, artificial intelligence, and others, is at the center of everything. The change depends on available data and their value.
LinkedIn has published its annual “Emerging Jobs Report” analyzing the data from Economic Graph and job opportunities companies posted on the social platform. It turned out that the top place is taken by the role of blockchain developer, as its demand has risen by 33 times over this year.
The Canadian province of Québec has prepared a proposal to cryptocurrency miners. The local government had earlier been pressured to tackle the issue of electricity consumers with the help of cryptography as far as blockchain technology is concerned since they were highly demanding much power that it could supply.
The internet was a game changer in the early 90s. With the ability to reach any part of the world from the comfort of a chair, endless possibilities opened up. People were quick to catch up on advertisement advantages and job posting boards. Over the years, with the public adaptation of remote working styles, the freelance industry kicked off. The ability to list skills and get hired to do one time jobs (gigs) changed how people worked.