Resources for Job Seekers

Our Collective aims to make the tech industry more inclusive of Black and Latinx talent. These resources offer information to help job seekers navigate the job search process. Many of the resources address the unique circumstances presented by COVID-19. We will continue to update this list with additional information. Note: Resources are for information purposes only and posting does not imply endorsement.

Job Leads

COVINTERN connects emerging talent with remote internships at top startups and companies.

Money During Corona helps American hourly and seasonal workers navigate employment, finances, and the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

OnwardCA is an initiative of the Kapor Center, tech and other companies, foundations, and others to get California workers displaced by COVID-19 essential life services and back to work as quickly as possible.

Stillhiring is a platform created from crowdsourced data to showcase employers actively hiring and able to onboard new employees.

Tech Companies that are hiring right now! is a list of tech companies that are still hiring.

Top Bay Area Tech Companies that are Hiring Now is a shared sheet that lists job openings.

Top 70 companies hiring remote workers during COVID-19 lists companies with opportunities for remote workers and strategies for applying to these companies.

Job Boards

The 24 Best Tech and IT Job Boards for 2020 lists and identifies the benefits of 24 job boards in tech, and offers tips for applying for jobs. It also identifies job boards for niche roles; and tech job boards for designers, marketers, and digital creatives.

Remote Jobs for POC in Tech connects people of color with jobs in the tech industry. 

Remote Customer Support Jobs posts openings for remote positions in small and large companies.

Remote Women posts openings at female-friendly organizations.

Remote Work lists part-time remote jobs opportunities.

Resources from Google offers job postings for those seeking remote work opportunities and other resources to support people during COVID-19.

Tech Inclusion Job Board lists openings at tech companies that are actively looking to build a diverse workforce.

Technically posts open tech roles in Baltimore, DC, Delaware, and Philadelphia, along with remote opportunities.

Companies Downsizing

Candor has created a list of companies that are hiring and freezing hiring as a result of COVID-19. Keep in mind that the list is 100% user-generated–info isn’t verified and you can update info on your org.

Layoffs by TechCrunch lists tech companies experiencing downsizing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Layoffs.fyi tracks tech startup layoffs and provides lists of employees laid off since the coronavirus was declared a pandemic. Data are compiled primarily from public reports.

Lists of Job Seekers

Black, Latinx & Underrepresented Covid-19 Layoffs lists talent laid off from tech companies and is available to recruiters actively looking to hire.

Who’s looking for new opportunities is a shared sheet that allows you to add your name, experience, and other details for recruiters looking to hire.

Interview Preparation

8 Tough Brain Teaser Interview Questions from Google, Apple and Facebook identifies tough questions asked by top tech companies.

Best Elevator Pitch With Examples For Job Seekers identifies key components of a great elevator pitch and guidance on creating your own elevator pitch to find a job faster.

Interviewing.io allows users to practice technical interviewing with engineers from Google, Facebook, and more…anonymously.   

Preparing for Technical Interviews contains a list of resources compiled by the Yale Office of Career Strategy that help with practice questions for technical interviews.

Tech Interview Handbook contains curated content to help prepare for technical interviews, with a focus on algorithms.

Additional Resources

COVID-19: Job Market Insights & Job Search Strategies from Experts offers up-to-date information on how the job market is being affected by the COVID-19 outbreak and offers analysis from experts in the career space about what that means for job seekers.

New Job Seeker COVID-19 Resources contains resources curated by Tiffany Foo and Kirsten Lundgren to help job seekers and early talent navigate the job search process.

Software Sesh is a monthly event and podcast series with insights into the job-seeking of the software developer.