GitHub is your new resume?

When it comes to hiring software developers , I’ll take a GitHub commit log any day over a ten page resume. Software development is a highly creative process and what better way is there to showcase your ability to prospective employers than your GitHub portfolio?

For many years, web designers have been maintaining portfolio’s to showcase their work.Now with the emergence of social coding and the explosion of open source projects software developers have the opportunity to do the same.Its never been easier to jump on board and start giving back to the community. Sure a resume still has its place in the recruitment process but nothing beats being able to see how someone codes and understand what side projects float their boat.

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