What advice would you give for an enthusiast trying to enter the Crypto and Blockchain industry without any prior development or Finance related background?

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What advice would you give for an enthusiast trying to enter the Crypto and Blockchain industry without any prior development or Finance related background?
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I've been working in Supply Chain for the past 8 years but now looking for a career change.  A few months ago I was introduced to the Blockchain and Crypto world which led me to Blockgeeks.  I started educating myself on basic principles, concepts, terminology and real world cases.  However, the best way to learn is by hands on experience aka a job in the field.  Unfortunately, I do not have direct finance or technical/developer experience.   What advice/guidance would you give to someone such as myself on how to acquire a job in the industry?

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Hi Adam,

It doesn’t matter what background you belong to, as long as you are willing to learn, you’re more than welcomed here!

To continue to strive and find a job in this space, you first need to identify what job description suits you more aptly, check out some here: https://blockgeeks.com/guides/blockchain-jobs/ [note that not all jobs require coding experience, so you can still land a job in this space even if you’re not interested in a purely technical role].

After that, explore projects and get involved in discussions, (virtual) meetups, and more to understand the space dynamics and contribute where yo can [you have your own supply chain experience which I am sure has some inconsistencies that blockchain can resolve, think around that line and you might be able to assist projects working in SC specifically]. This will get you noticed by peers and you’ll be able to onboard projects and land yourself a good opportunity. It takes persistence and time, just make sure you’re always open to learning and unlearning.

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