Listen to this story



Knowmads: the workers of the future

Andy Vilchez
3 min read

Knowmads are a fairly new term, but one that has become quite a boom in recent years. Today, we will tell you everything you need to know about this profession.

Knowmads: the workers of the future – Technology – WebMediums

We are in the digital age and as such it is normal that things have changed a bit. One of the things that has seen the most changes in recent years has been the professions.

Nowadays, it is quite common to find professions that are carried out entirely online. For some people it is no longer necessary to go to an office every day to carry out their work.

An example of this are the knowmads, who are "nomads of knowledge". Next, we are going to talk a little more about what knowmads are and who knows, maybe you will end up interested in getting started in this profession.

What is a knowmads?

Knowmads: the workers of the future – Technology – WebMediums
What is a knowmad?

The word knowmads was coined in 2011 and is the combination of the words know (knowledge) and nomad (nomadic).

People who classify as knowmads are professionals who are responsible for obtaining knowledge and learning more and more.

These people are generally tied to innovation, creativity, and their ability to work with just about anyone. No matter the time or place, they can offer their knowledge and experiences to whomever they want. Of course, in general, these people tend to work remotely.

Many times these people are considered as knowmads the workers of the future. And it can be, as more and more attention is being paid.

Main characteristics of a knomad

Knowmads: the workers of the future – Technology – WebMediums
Knowmads features

Today, there are many people who can come to identify with these people. This has meant that more and more people identify with this term.

To know if you are a knowmad, and you do not know it, there are a series of characteristics that these people have in common and these are the following:

  1. They do not have a specific age, although they are generally people between 25 and 35 years old.

  2. They have the ability to apply and demonstrate their ideas to any person or organization without any problem.

  3. They know how to use new technologies in order to eliminate geographical barriers and solve problems.

  4. They are people who are highly motivated and who are willing to collaborate whenever necessary.

  5. They often share their knowledge with other people and support others to improve constantly.

  6. They are not afraid of failure, if they fall they get up and try again.

  7. They have learning habits, which means that they are always practicing and learning new things.

  8. They adapt to new changes and this allows them to always be updated and in trend.

Can anyone be a knowmad?

Of course, anyone who proposes it can be considered a knowmad. In fact, you probably already are and don't know it yet. That is why we gave you the main characteristics that these people have. If you identify with them, you are probably a knowmad.

Este artículo está también disponible en español
Knowmads: los trabajadores del futuro
Go to the profile of Andy Vilchez

Andy Vilchez

Member since over 1 year

Amante de la tecnología y los videojuegos. Aficionado a la criptomonedas y todo lo relaciona con ellas. Me encanta escribir y se ha convertido en mi pasión.

Go to Technology


Publication start over 1 year

Updates on technology, news, new advances and much more.