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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 deal with leaving an open source project

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.Read more

Is it the end of the traditional resume?

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 evidence.Read more

Lessons from a brief career in open source

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 source.Read more

How I became a project team leader in open source

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 relationships.Read more

4 must-read books for open source career seekers

4 must-read books for open source career seekers
Get acquainted with four books to better to understand and express your career aspirations, discover your passions, and find "hidden" job...Read more

Looking for a job? 6 questions to ask your recruiter

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 your personal and professional growth.Read more

What to know before jumping into a career as an open source lawyer

What to know before jumping into a career as an open source lawyer
Find out what it takes to become an open source lawyer.Read more

A graduate degree could springboard you into an open source job

A graduate degree could springboard you into an open source job
Professor Joshua Pearce explains how to a graduate degree could springboard you into an open source job and where to get started.Read more