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Engineers who find a new job through WorksHub average a 15% increase in salary 🚀

Use Open Source to hire or get hired

Through open-source projects we help companies build communities of software engineers and hire better talent.

COMPANIES

How it works

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Connect your GitHub account to your WorksHub company profile.

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Select the appropriate repositories and add issues you’d like help with.

3

Let us recommend your issues to Engineers who can start contributing to your code base.

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Merge the best solution and start building a community of talent.

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THE BENEFITS

What's in it for you?

Build communities around open source issues

Access a better standard of candidate

Cut the potential costs of hiring

Streamline your hiring process

89%

of developers prefer companies with OSS

25,000+

software engineers on WorksHub

2,100,000

businesses on GitHub

89%

of developers prefer companies with OSS

2,100,000

businesses on GitHub

25,000+

software engineers on WorksHub

THE POTENTIAL

Open Source software and developers

About 80% of companies in the world run open-source software, yet very few of them actively use OSS as a hiring strategy.

Developers are more likely to join a company if they already contributed to one of their open-source projects.

Companies of all sizes use GitHub for their software development process.

FAQs

What else would you like to know?

If you can’t find what you’re looking for here, just drop us an email

Why should I post our open source issues?
Open source issues is a way of engaging and testing our pool of talent before hiring them full time. It allows you to build a community of engineers who are interested in the tech you are using and the work you are doing. 89% of the engineers on WorksHub want to work with open source software so It’s the quickest way to engage our talent pools.
How do I fund an issue and what do you charge for it?
If you wish to fund an issue, you can add a value to each individual issue. Just head to your issue listings and edit the right issue. Currently all issues will be value against $USD. Once an issue has been completed and work approved you will be responsible for making the payment to the successful contributor. This transaction will currently happen outside of the WorksHub platform and is the responsibility of issue maintainer and posting company. We are currently offering this as a free service for companies on our Essential, Launch Pad or Take Off plans.
How do I get started?
With one click you can connect your company GitHub account, choose which repositories and issues you would like to be displayed. These issues can be used to test, engage, and develop your own community of Software Engineers. With 84% of our users more open to joining a company whose open source they had already contributed to and 90% more likely to consider companies with open source code it’s a great way to increase your hiring pipeline.
How do I prepare my repositories?
In order to get contributions to your repo, our engineers will need to set up a basic build environment. We recommend setting up a detailed README that documents the pull request acceptance guidelines and how to set up the dev environment. If you want feedback on your issues before pushing them live get in touch with the WorksHub team at: hello@works-hub.com

If you can’t find what you’re looking for here, just drop us an email

How do I get started?
With one click you can connect your company GitHub account, choose which repositories and issues you would like to be displayed. These issues can be used to test, engage, and develop your own community of Software Engineers. With 84% of our users more open to joining a company whose open source they had already contributed to and 90% more likely to consider companies with open source code it’s a great way to increase your hiring pipeline.
Why should I post our open source issues?
Open source issues is a way of engaging and testing our pool of talent before hiring them full time. It allows you to build a community of engineers who are interested in the tech you are using and the work you are doing. 89% of the engineers on WorksHub want to work with open source software so It’s the quickest way to engage our talent pools.
How do I prepare my repositories?
In order to get contributions to your repo, our engineers will need to set up a basic build environment. We recommend setting up a detailed README that documents the pull request acceptance guidelines and how to set up the dev environment. If you want feedback on your issues before pushing them live get in touch with the WorksHub team at: hello@works-hub.com
How do I fund an issue and what do you charge for it?
If you wish to fund an issue, you can add a value to each individual issue. Just head to your issue listings and edit the right issue. Currently all issues will be value against $USD. Once an issue has been completed and work approved you will be responsible for making the payment to the successful contributor. This transaction will currently happen outside of the WorksHub platform and is the responsibility of issue maintainer and posting company. We are currently offering this as a free service for companies on our Essential, Launch Pad or Take Off plans.