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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.

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

4 hot skills for Linux pros in 2017

4 hot skills for Linux pros in 2017
One of the problems with becoming a Linux expert is the definition is constantly changing. When I started in the Linux world, to be considered a...Read more

Top 3 questions job seekers ask in open source

Top 3 questions job seekers ask in open source
Job recruiters get a lot of questions about the job search and application process. Here are the top three.Read more