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Open Source Career Day at SCaLE 20x

Southern California Linux Expo (SCaLE) has been an amazing place for careers in Open Source, and the Open Source Career Day (OSCD) is returning for SCaLE 20x on Sunday, March 12th.

For a few years, SCaLE had a profession and jobs Birds of a Feather (BoF) assembly one night throughout SCaLE, and a bodily job board all through the convention. But in 2020, RaiseMe created its first Open Source Career Day.

This 12 months at SCaLE, the profession BoF crew and RaiseMe are working collectively once more to carry a full day of profession actions for the Sunday schedule. There can even be a profession BoF on Saturday night. I’m the OSCD co-chair this 12 months, however I’m not only a chair. I’m additionally a consumer. I discovered my present employer via the SCaLE job board.

Speed pitching

At the BoF, we plan to have Speed Pitching. Everyone will get an opportunity to observe their interview response to “tell us about yourself” a number of occasions in the course of the BoF. It’s an elevator pitch for you.

Sunday, we’ve got 30-minute profession consulting classes from 11:30 to 14:30. Participants can ask for resumé evaluation, recareering help, or profession steerage. Signups are open now via SCaLE 20x. When signing up, please test all of the occasions you may be accessible.

More open supply profession recommendation

This 12 months’s profession schedule

For shows, we begin the day with a recareering and resume writing clinic. Bryna is bringing us a observe as much as a hit story bridging OSCD for SCaLE 18x to this 12 months.

Next, Miguel leads a panel on diversity successes in FLOSS projects and the way we are able to study from them for future successes in FLOSS and the office.

After lunch, Fatima is in from Canada to offer us glorious strategies for early career success. There are a number of sources for getting that first job, and Fatima needs to assist us have an excellent begin as soon as we get the early profession job.

We’ll wrap up the shows with a panel on hiring manager insights. The panel will focus on what hiring managers are searching for in job candidates and provides profession development recommendation.

Thanks to the diligence of the SCaLE organizers, we’re getting headshots on Sunday as effectively. The photographer is accessible from 11:00 to 13:00.

OSCD’s Sunday schedule wraps up earlier than SCaLE 20x’s closing keynote from Ken Thompson.


When registering for SCaLE, use code JOBS to get 50% off registration. See you in Pasadena!

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