EarnBetter applies generative AI to writing resumes and cover letters

Will AI make resumes and cover letters even less useful than they were before? Quite possibly. Case in point, EarnBetter, a startup founded by former Credit Karma employees, is developing a platform t

Apple’s job listings suggest it plans to infuse AI in multiple products

Apple seems to be finally getting serious about infusing generative AI into its products after announcing a solitary “Transformer” model-based autocorrect feature on iOS 17 earlier this ye

These 27 robotics companies are hiring

[These listings originally appeared in TechCrunch’s robotics newsletter, Actuator. Subscribe here.] Every time I put out a call for robotics jobs, I’m bombarded. It’s a beautiful thing. In s

Amazon and MIT are partnering to study how robots impact jobs

Mention automation and someone will invariably (and understandably) mention its impact on jobs. There are a lot of opposing views on the subject, of course, but the one thing everyone seems to agree o

These robotics companies are hiring

I certainly wouldn’t go so far as to say the robotics industry is recession-proof, but it’s remained remarkably stable through a turbulent few years of economic instability. Automation was acceler

Technical interview platform Karat snaps up Triplebyte to add adaptive quizzes for engineers

The technology industry continues to rack up an ever-longer list of layoffs — which now stand at nearly 139,000 according to — but taking the wider job market, the overall pace

The tech jobs market might not be as shaky as it feels

With all the tech layoffs lately, it's easy to think that the market has tightened, but we found that the jobs market remains robust.

Handoff is creating a more equitable workforce through job sharing

Many qualified workers are failed by the current model of work in the United States, where jobs are either part time or full time. Working 40 set hours a week is difficult for people like caregivers,

TaTio AI-based work simulations help diverse job seekers showcase their skills

As companies look to build diverse workforces, the biggest problem seems to be sourcing candidates from historically underrepresented groups, often because companies don’t know where to look. TaTio,

Kula makes the job recruitment process less exhausting

The process of finding job candidates often entails a lot of tedious manual work for recruiters, like sending versions of the same email over and over again. That’s why Kula was created. The platfor

Longtime Bitcoin bull Anthony Pompliano launches crypto hiring firm Inflection Points with $12.6M raise

Over the past 18 months, Inflection Points has been working in stealth mode to build out a crypto-focused employment and corporate training business and just secured $12.6 million in funding. The firm

Child care startup Winnie launches job marketplace to help carers find better paying positions

Winnie, the startup that helps families find child care, is now tackling the other side of the equation — helping caregivers find jobs that pay an equitable wage. Today Winnie announced it is launch

Beamery raises $138M at an $800M valuation for its ‘operating system for recruitment’

Online job listings were one of the first things to catch on in the first generation of the internet. But that has, ironically, also meant that some of the most-used digital recruitment services aroun

Gloat raises $57M to reinvent the internal job board

A lot of the focus in recruitment these days has been on better technology to connect people to job opportunities at new organizations, but that also leaves a wide opening to focus on one of the other

The Mom Project raises $25M for its job site aimed at working mothers

Women have long had the short end of the stick when it comes to employment, regularly finding themselves struggling to break through the glass ceiling for promotions and on average getting paid less t

Microsoft to distribute $20M in grants to nonprofits, offers free skills training via LinkedIn

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an almost immeasurable negative impact on the wider economy. Specifically in the job market, there have been millions of job losses, and in the U.S. alone unemployment nu

36M Americans have filed for unemployment, but (some) tech firms are still hiring

Last week, U.S. unemployment claims hit 36 million over a two-month period. The results of pandemic-led closures have been devastating to innumerable industries, as the timeline to reopen remains unce

What recruiters are saying about the tech job market right now

Given the endless drumbeat of layoff announcements — with deep cuts by Airbnb and Uber garnering much of the industry’s attention this week — it’s reasonable to wonder: what ha

InHerSight’s new app personalizes job matches to women’s career goals

Nearly 60% of the over 700,000 jobs lost in the first wave of pandemic layoffs were jobs held by women, according to data from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research. But women in search of a

It’s now easier to find work-from-home jobs in Google Search

Over the course of the last year or so, Google started adding more job search features to its search engine. Today, it’s expanding this program by also making it easier to find work-from-home jo
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