If you're in open source and looking for a job, chances are you won't have to search long. According to recent research, businesses are going out of their way to find—and hang onto—their best open source talent.
When you take really smart people and give them the chance to be collaborative—for the sake of making something that works really well or may change the landscape of our everyday lives—it creates an energy that can be addictive.
Emily Dunham shares her technique for leveraging open source contributions to stand out as a great job candidate.
One story of open source curiosity leading to a career in open source and various adventures.
Rikki Endsley reflects on how open source conferences and events helped advance her career in the field. She also interviews others from the industry on how volunteering and speaking at events changed the course of their careers.
Red Hat intern shares about being a Technical Support Engineer for the summer.
Melissa Lefebvre is interviewed for Careers in Open Source Week at Opensource.com on her experience as an operations manager for the open source library system, Koha.
Shawn Powers shares his experience with a career in Linux and shares tips on how you can get a job in Linux too.
"Code is the next resume." These words by Jim Zemlin, executive director at The Linux Foundation tell profoundly about how our technology industry, and the many businesses that depend on it, are transforming. The unprecedented success of open source development methodology in the recent past raises... Read more
My journey from bench scientist to open science software developer and how I develop better tools for open, reproducible scientific research.