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How This Company Is Using AI to Help Underserved Candidates Find the Perfect Jobs

In a field crowded with expensive job coaches who don’t always deliver, CareerCircle has emerged as a powerful example of how innovative thinking and a deep commitment to equity can reshape the employment landscape for the better. Dedicated to finding jobs for underserved people, CareerCircle takes a holistic look at candidates, helps them design a career trajectory, and leverages AI to match them to the right jobs. In 2023 alone, the company helped 2,270 candidates find new roles, enrolled 3,500 candidates into certification programs with high-profile partners like IBM and Salesforce, and awarded 9,000 women with fully-funded scholarships through its partnerships with nonprofits. The company also offers one-on-one career coaching, and 70% of enrollees are hired. The company’s impact is especially acute in the tech industry, which has long struggled to diversify its ranks: CareerCircle has placed more than 2,000 candidates from underrepresented backgrounds in tech jobs.

By Audrey Goodson Kingo