ep. 139


A Web3 Talent & Token Compensation MasterClass | Zack Skelly, Aurora Harshner

In this episode of Empire, Santi is joined by Zack Skelly and Aurora Harshner to discuss the challenges and opportunities of the Web3 talent market.

How should employees and companies think about token compensation? Is compensation transparency an opportunity or a liability? How can we bring more talent to crypto? And what should you think about when joining a Web3 company? Tune in for these answers and more!

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(00:00) Introduction

(04:23) Crypto's Talent Pool

(13:40) What Positions Are Companies Hiring?

(22:05) Hiring Anons, DAOs & The Future of Work

(29:06) Circle Ad

(30:48) Opportunities & Challenges Of Token Compensation

(51:53) Back Channeling and References

(58:07) Recruiting Tactics

(1:03:36) How Do You Convey Culture?

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Dragonfly's Job Board


Dragonfly's Medium


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