5 Things You Need to Get a Job in Web3

Crypto Witch Club
4 min readMay 1, 2024

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Transitioning to a career in Web3 can be both exciting and daunting. The landscape of decentralized applications and blockchain technologies is vastly different from traditional Web2 environments. This guide outlines five essential qualities you’ll need to succeed in Web3.


In the ever-evolving world of Web3, curiosity isn’t just about an interest in new technologies — but a necessity. A curious mind will not only help you keep up and also drive innovation by exploring how emerging concepts can be applied in real-world scenarios.


Breaking into Web3 can be challenging. It requires patience to learn new technologies and understand the intricacies of decentralized networks. Patience is crucial when tackling steep learning curves and enduring the inevitable bumps in the road, such as fluctuating crypto markets or developmental roadblocks in projects.

Risk Tolerance:

The Web3 industry is known for its high risk and high reward nature. An understanding of your personal risk tolerance is crucial. This involves making informed decisions and managing the potential ups and downs of working in a dynamic sector. High risk tolerance will allow you to make bold decisions and stay composed during market downturns or when projects don’t go as planned.


Persistence in Web3 is about more than just sticking with a difficult task; it’s about consistently pushing the boundaries of what is possible and overcoming obstacles. This could mean persisting through cycles of hype and disillusionment or continuing to advocate for blockchain adoption despite skepticism.


Clarity in communication is essential, especially when dealing with complex technologies. Being able to clearly articulate your vision, your understanding of blockchain mechanics, and the value proposition of projects you are involved with is key to influencing colleagues and stakeholders.

Bonus — Luck:

In the context of Web3, luck isn’t just serendipity — it’s also about preparation meeting opportunities. This means staying educated, being in the right networks, and always being ready to seize opportunities as they arise.

Transitioning your career requires not just understanding the new technologies but also integrating them into your current skill set. Consider taking incremental steps such as enrolling in courses on DeFi, blockchain, and cryptography. These educational steps will build your credentials and demonstrate your commitment to potential employers in the Web3 space.

5 Questions to Ask Yourself If You Want to Work in Web3

  • What specific part of Web3 am I most interested in?
  • How do my current skills translate to a Web3 environment?
  • What are the risks, and am I prepared to handle them?
  • What are my long-term career goals in Web3?
  • How can I start building a network within the Web3 community?

Armed with these qualities, insights, and a proactive approach to learning, you’ll be well-prepared to navigate the growing world of Web3.

Join us Thursday, May 2nd at 7pm ET at our next Crypto Witch Club Gathering to learn how to lock down a job in Web3 with Sabrina Tricarico, Head of Marketing at Figment.🔮 Register here.

About The Author

Sabrina Tricarico is Head of Marketing at Figment, and previously brought her talents to the cannabis, beauty, and entertainment industries. As an avid comic book collector, she minted her first NFT in 2018 and never looked back. Follow Sabrina on LinkedIn for more.

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