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The Big Deal about Earning Passive Income in the Cryptocurrency Space
The Big Deal about Earning Passive Income in the Cryptocurrency Space
06 October 2021

What's a trending topic that we hear a lot about these days? If you're in the cryptocurrency space, it's 'passive income'... but what exactly is it? ... (more)

Changing your career from traditional banking to crypto
Changing your career from traditional banking to crypto
10 August 2021

Many will tell you that getting into the crypto space is a high-risk/high-reward play, but if you are willing to venture into this industry, it also means an opportunity to reshape how finance works in our world! ... (more)

Why Bitcoin?
Why Bitcoin?
15 July 2021

Cryptocurrency has become one of the most popular but also misunderstood technologies of our generation. This seminar on Bitcoin discusses cryptocurrency from a perspective of macroeconomics; how it works, inflation, and value -- to the micro-level; how it affects our lives on a daily basis. ... (more)

Can I receive my salary in Bitcoin?
Can I receive my salary in Bitcoin?
07 July 2021

Some employers are beginning to offer their staff bitcoin as a form of compensation, and it is not just tech companies. ... (more)

How crypto can help migrant worker remittance: The El Salvador use case
How crypto can help migrant worker remittance: The El Salvador use case
16 June 2021

Did you know that there are over 230 million migrant workers worldwide who are working outside of their home country? ... (more)

Is Working from Home a Long-Term Solution?
Is Working from Home a Long-Term Solution?
01 June 2021

Working relationships need to have trust established to be at their best. However, trust cannot be turned on like a light switch -- it takes time. ... (more)

konex on crypto: A rude awakening
konex on crypto: A rude awakening
29 May 2021

It’s been a rude awakening for investors who thought they could handle the volatility the market is renowned for. It’s hard to stay positive when investors have bought near all-time high only to see their portfolio drop by over 50% in some cases. ... (more)

konex on crypto: The Elon Musk Problem
konex on crypto: The Elon Musk Problem
28 May 2021

Any asset class, regardless of what it is, should not be influenced by a single party as much as the cryptocurrency market has over the past few months. However, crypto seems to have moved up or down depending on what Elon decides to tweet. ... (more)

konex on crypto: Concerns over bitcoin mining
konex on crypto: Concerns over bitcoin mining
14 May 2021

Earlier this week, Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla posted a statement on Twitter saying they have concerns over bitcoin mining, in particular their use of fossil fuels. As a result, Tesla suspended accepting bitcoin as a payment for their vehicles. ... (more)

A four-day work week? At full pay!?
A four-day work week? At full pay!?
12 May 2021

In 1817, industrialist Robert Owen decided that 8 hours labour, 8 hours recreation and 8 hours rest was optimal for a worker. Despite the development of new technologies, for much of the last 200 years, the hours we work in a day has remained largely the same. ... (more)

Is the gig economy right for you?
Is the gig economy right for you?
29 April 2021

The gig economy can do two things 1) provide you the flexibility to make time for what is important; travel, family, pet projects, and/or 2) provide you with additional income to either pay down existing debt or save. ... (more)

konex on crypto: The Coinbase IPO
konex on crypto: The Coinbase IPO
16 April 2021

Many see the listing as crypto's gateway into the mainstream world. On Wednesday, records were set as Coinbase was the largest ever direct listing with the valuation almost touching USD $100bn at its peak. ... (more)

Tips for remote job interviews
Tips for remote job interviews
13 April 2021

Congratulations, you have a job interview coming up! …but wait, it’s going to be held over a video conference. ... (more)

konex on crypto: A stalled market
konex on crypto: A stalled market
03 April 2021

Bitcoin price levels have stalled around USD $60,000. This week institutional money is expected to be dormant, so the likelihood of the cryptocurrency pushing though that level looks challenging. ... (more)

Get hired in the crypto space
Get hired in the crypto space
30 March 2021

The cryptocurrency job market is on the rise, and it’s an exciting space to be in. Cryptocurrency professionals also tend to earn a higher salary and have flexibility over where they work. How do you go about finding a cryptocurrency role? ... (more)

Finding a job during a global pandemic
Finding a job during a global pandemic
16 March 2021

Many of the 'new normal' customs will be here for at the majority of 2021, and most likely longer than that. As a job seeker, this means you need to change your approach to give yourself the best chance of landing that next job. ... (more)

Hedging your bets with Bitcoin
Hedging your bets with Bitcoin
08 March 2021

It's a simple fact: most people do not know a lot about Bitcoin. Maybe you have heard one or two things like the 'founder of Bitcoin is Satoshi Nakamoto,' and that 'the price of Bitcoin is volatile.' However, there is more to the cryptocurrency story than this that you should know. ... (more)

Have you ever thought about starting a side hustle?
Have you ever thought about starting a side hustle?
01 March 2021

Is the salary you receive from your 9-5 job the only source of income you have? In case you haven’t thought deeply about this topic, we’ll cut to the chase: having multiple sources of income is important. ... (more)

Why is konex doing what it's doing?
Why is konex doing what it's doing?
23 February 2021

As more millennials hit the job market, new trends pop up that businesses need to be aware of. For example, studies have found that millennials do not tend to watch television, they do not trust banks, and a lot of them do not even go out to bars and nightclubs. ... (more)

The Gig Economy
The Gig Economy
08 February 2021

As we all know, the only thing that is constant in this world is change. Some may argue that this change is happening at a faster rate now that the world is becoming more digital, and the trends that flow from this can be seen everywhere we look. ... (more)