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What does the 'Available for hire' checkbox do?

Use the Available for hire checkbox to view GitHub Jobs posts within GitHub.

Deprecation note: GitHub Jobs is now deprecated. The last date to post a job was May 19, 2021. The GitHub Jobs site has shut down entirely on August 19, 2021, and now redirects to the GitHub blog post notice, which has more information on the now-completed deprecation of GitHub Jobs.

The GitHub Jobs board is a great way to find employment in tech. You can opt to see jobs posted there on your GitHub dashboard.

  1. In the upper-right corner of any page, click your profile photo, then click Settings.

    Screenshot of a user's account menu on GitHub. The menu item "Settings" is outlined in dark orange.

  2. Under Jobs Profile, select Available for hire, then click Save jobs profile.