Need referral, laid off on H1B

Facebook cnoA87
Feb 3 55 Comments

My spouse had to go through lay-off at Oath and we are looking for urgent referrals. She has 1 year of experience as software engineer - backend/api development.

She has about 3 months left to find a job and get a transfer. We need help from blind community for referral. Lot of mid size companies are only hiring for senior position, and it has been lower conversion rate on LinkedIn recruiter connection.

Really appreciate if you can help to refer.

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TOP 55 Comments
  • Dropbox 99+
    H1B program is for specialists, isn't it? How could one possibly call somebody with 1 year experience a specialist?
    Feb 3 7
    • Dropbox 99+
      American citizens were part of the layoff too and they should have priority. If you have a problem with that I don't know what to tell you.
      Feb 3
    • Oracle bz7a!!
      Why do you think there should be any priority based on citizenship? I’d hire anyone who can do the job well and isn’t a jerk on my team.
      Feb 3
    • New flippy
      Hopefully if there are layoffs and lots of qualified Americans looking for work USCIS will suspend processing visa applications and greencard applications for foreigners.
      Feb 3
    • T-Mobile r5k2jda4
      bz7a!!, It is the law to consider American candidates first. I have no problem with H1bs, have many great relationships with H1bs in my company, just stating the facts of the law. You really have to prove the H1b is the only option
      Feb 4
    • New flippy
      With h1b the law isn't quite strong enough. It only prevents that specific employer laying off an American while hiring h1b. It should be strengthened so that LCA can't be obtained when there is unemployment in that job category and region.
      Feb 4
  • Uber / Data Fanmy
    Lesson: don’t go working for Oath, where layoffs happen routinely.
    Feb 3 1
    • Verizon Media / Eng
      xpqlg

      Verizon Media Eng

      PRE
      Verizon
      xpqlgmore
      +1
      Feb 3
  • RingCentral
    Duck-Bezos

    RingCentral

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    Yahoo, Oath
    BIO
    One life to live!
    Duck-Bezosmore
    Can you share which company was she at?
    Feb 3 1
    • Facebook cnoA87
      OP
      Oath, updated post
      Feb 3
  • New zbju648
    DM me.
    Feb 3 0
  • Pandora Ben.D.Knee
    Dm me for referral
    Feb 3 3
  • Microsoft Desitechie
    DM me.
    I'm sure you can obviously get her a call at Facebook?
    Feb 3 1
    • Facebook cnoA87
      OP
      Yes, we just started the process for Facebook
      Feb 3
  • Indeed pEmd78
    Message me if she finds something at indeed.jobs. I can refer her
    Feb 3 1
    • New / Eng John^Wick
      Can I dm you as well?
      Jun 26
  • Atlassian !available
    PM for referral
    Feb 3 0
  • Apple G218d245
    PM me.
    Feb 3 0
  • Amazon / Consultant Steel-man
    Dm me
    Feb 3 0
  • Walmart.com realDTrump
    Can’t you sponsor her?
    Feb 3 6
    • Walmart.com realDTrump
      Dem has the house. It has no way the law will pass. Even if senate passes I think it will under review for couple months and won’t be implemented in years... I still suggest h4 and lawyer can help with what I mean. At least you can start the h4 process just in case h1doesnt workout
      Feb 3
    • Walmart.com realDTrump
      Also as long as you reclaim h1 within 6 years you are fine. Worst case is that she goes to school or go for some travel until h4 is processed
      Feb 3
    • Microsoft dvgz12
      Go for H4EAD. It is not going to rescind in a short time. Keep looking for new job in the meantime.
      Feb 3
    • Facebook cnoA87
      OP
      Will start this in parallel. Thanks!
      Feb 3
    • Zillow Group / Eng anKW36
      H4 ead being rescinded doesn’t need congressional approval as it was set up under executive order. There is a good chance it will be rescinded this year as they are very late in the process. However, DACA was rescinded 2 years ago, and it’s still around due to stays/lawsuits.

      Even so, H4 will stay regardless, just the EAD is going. So she will still have legal status in the worst case.
      Feb 3
  • Intel verilog
    hey @OP any update?
    I am in similar situation with my wife
    Feb 18 4
    • Facebook cnoA87
      OP
      We are getting some calls, but most companies are hiring for senior positions. Was your wife at Oath too ?
      Feb 18
    • Intel verilog
      No man, we are in portland
      Feb 18
    • Walmart.com realDTrump
      Tip: just say you are a senior. Then after interview you will get low balled to non-senior, which is what you wanted?
      Feb 19
    • Intel verilog
      Hey OP, my wife just got a message from a recruiter at yahoo for analyst profile. Should she go for it?
      Feb 20
  • Indeed / Eng
    dayway

    Indeed Eng

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    Amazon
    daywaymore
    Location? I have a team in Austin or Seattle.
    Feb 3 2
    • Facebook cnoA87
      OP
      San Francisco Bay Area. We are also open to Seattle
      Feb 3
    • New / Eng John^Wick
      Can I dm you as well?
      Jun 26
  • Credit Karma Roa
    Dm me
    Apr 20 1
    • New / Eng __python3
      Can I dm you as well?
      May 16
  • 6sense dfchubgchh
    DM me
    Mar 12 1
    • New / Eng __python3
      Can I dm you as well?
      May 16
  • AIG / Product
    Raging

    AIG Product

    PRE
    Deloitte Digital
    BIO
    Counseling CxOs for AI-first strategy !
    Ragingmore
    Dm me
    Feb 19 1
    • New / Eng __python3
      Can I dm you as well?
      May 16
  • Microsoft Desitechie
    Just curious, is your wife as comfortable as you with leetcode?
    (Assuming the OP is because he is employed at Facebook).
    Feb 3 1
    • Facebook cnoA87
      OP
      Yes of course needs more practice
      Feb 3
  • Cisco / Data
    cocis

    Cisco Data

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    Intel Corporation
    cocismore
    High level skillsets?
    Feb 3 1
    • Facebook cnoA87
      OP
      Backend, API development and some data engineering
      Feb 3
  • 6sense whsvehusb
    Does she know python??
    Apr 20 0
  • LinkedIn helping
    DM me and I can help.
    Feb 4 0