How COVID-19 will permanently change hiring in Silicon Valley

This will be a boon to companies and candidates alike. Right now, companies artificially constrain their talent pools in search of the next Zuckerberg, while the country’s best coders are actually at schools such as Arizona State, USC, and UC Irvine. Companies unable to recruit based on geography and pedigree will now start to rely on actual skills, a far better indicator of ultimate success, thus democratizing access to the tech industry.