Learn how to jump start your career in open source in 5 minutes

Learn how to jump start your career in open source in 5 minutes

Eric D. Schabell gave this five-minute Lightning Talk at All Things Open 2018.

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In his Lightning Talk, "How to jump-start a career in open source," at All Things Open 2018, October 23 in Raleigh, NC, Eric D. Schabell says the most important thing in advancing your career is a lesson most people learn in preschool: "Sharing is caring."

Eric, global technology evangelist director at Red Hat, says the best way to bolster your career if you work in open source (or want to) is to share your knowledge with others. Some of his suggestions include giving talks at conferences or meetups, showing your colleagues how to do something, publishing blogs, and writing articles for Opensource.com

Watch Eric's talk to learn more advice about getting ahead in your career.


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Eric D. Schabell - Eric is Red Hat’s Portfolio Architect Director. He's renowned in the development community as a speaker, lecturer, author, and baseball expert. In his current role allows him to share his knowledge of Red Hat’s open source technologies and cloud computing. He brings a unique perspective to the stage with a professional life dedicated to sharing his deep expertise of open source technologies and organizations. Follow on www.schabell.org.