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What tips and advice can you learn from others working in open source fields and jobs? Our contributors offer unqiue articles on the subject for job seekers, recruiters, and newcomers to open source.

How to nail a tech writer job interview

For technical writing gigs, w​hat is it that hiring managers are looking for, what can you provide...
5 ways to motivate technical employees

These five leadership tips can help anyone motivate employees to do their best work.
How to deal with leaving an open source project

A lesson on why people leave open source projects and how you can do so gracefully.
Is it the end of the traditional resume?

Whereas CVs and resumes are mostly claims about what you know and can do, Open Badges offer actual...
Lessons from a brief career in open source

Follow Jeff's in-direct trajectory of various career choices that led him to a brief career in open...
How I became a project team leader in open source

Read this open source story of how a contributor became a team leader through hard work and good...
4 must-read books for open source career seekers

Get acquainted with four books to better to understand and express your career aspirations,...
Looking for a job? 6 questions to ask your recruiter

These are the top questions you should ask a recruiter to help you make the best decision for both...