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Don't Pretend To Be Someone Else

Don't Pretend To Be Someone Else

Job descriptions can be very puzzling. Are they looking for strictly a developer, or do they want someone that can develop but also maintain their systems? Sometimes it can be...

Open Source Company Involvement: Research It To The Core

Open Source Company Involvement: Research It To The Core

Do you desire a role where you can contribute code to an open source project as part of your daily responsibilities? During work hours and not in your spare time?...

Pay Attention: You May Fall Behind If You Don't

Pay Attention: You May Fall Behind If You Don't

The world of open source software is an ever-changing landscape. What appears to be the next big thing may fall by the wayside by some new development tool.The pace is...

Recruiter's advice and tips: What is a behavioral interview?

Recruiter's advice and tips: What is a behavioral interview?

I have been specializing in IT Recruitment for the past few years. It has been a very interesting and challenging journey, which allowed me to meet many professionals at various...

Linux Certification Is It Worth The Effort?

Linux Certification Is It Worth The Effort?

We get asked about Linux certification frequently. Candidates generally want to know if it is worth their time and effort to pursue a certification. In my opinion, the answer changes...

Perl as a career option

Perl as a career option

Is Perl losing its shine as it now needs to compete with many other alternative programming languages? Can Perl be considered a good career choice today? To find out, we...

Editor's Choice

Recruiter's advice and tips: What is a behavioral interview?

Recruiter's advice and tips: What is a behavioral interview?

I have been specializing in IT Recruitment for the past few years. It has been a very interesting and challenging journey, which allowed me to meet many professionals at various...

Linux Certification Is It Worth The Effort?

Linux Certification Is It Worth The Effort?

We get asked about Linux certification frequently. Candidates generally want to know if it is worth their time and effort to pursue a certification. In my opinion, the answer changes...

Increasing interest in Linux technologies continues to drive Unix to Linux migration

Increasing interest in Linux technologies continues to drive Unix to Linux migration

We have reopened the discussion about Unix to Linux migration with respect to careers of Unix and Linux professionals and its impact on organizations and the entire FOSS community. Kerry...

How writing about Linux boosts your IT career. Interview with Jason Hibbets, Red Hat

How writing about Linux boosts your IT career. Interview with Jason Hibbets, Red Hat

The World Wide Web has become an extremely strong source of information. Job seekers search for jobs on online job boards, while recruiters search for potential employees by listing their...

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Blog

23
Sep2016
Open Source Company Involvement: Research It To The Core

Open Source Company...

Do you desire a role where you can contribute code to an open source project as part of your daily responsibilities? During work hours and not in your spare time? It goes without saying that a lot of developers dream of...

18
Dec2013
Increasing interest in Linux technologies continues to drive Unix to Linux migration

Increasing interest...

We have reopened the discussion about Unix to Linux migration with respect to careers of Unix and Linux professionals and its impact on organizations and the entire FOSS community. Kerry Kim, Director of Solutions Market...

Career Advice

24
Oct2016
Don't Pretend To Be Someone Else

Don't Pretend To Be Someo...

Job descriptions can be very puzzling. Are they looking for strictly a developer, or do they want someone that can develop but also maintain their systems? Sometimes it can be very tricky to separate the wheat from the c...

11
Aug2016
Pay Attention: You May Fall Behind If You Don't

Pay Attention: You May Fa...

The world of open source software is an ever-changing landscape. What appears to be the next big thing may fall by the wayside by some new development tool.The pace is fast and furious, and it does not look like it is go...

04
Jul2016
Recruiter's advice and tips: What is a behavioral interview?

Recruiter's advice and ti...

I have been specializing in IT Recruitment for the past few years. It has been a very interesting and challenging journey, which allowed me to meet many professionals at various stages of their careers. In the past few y...

07
Jun2016
Linux Certification Is It Worth The Effort?

Linux Certification Is It...

We get asked about Linux certification frequently. Candidates generally want to know if it is worth their time and effort to pursue a certification. In my opinion, the answer changes on a case-by-case basis. Overall, the...

Skills Watch

15
Apr2014
Hadoop’s increasing popularity becomes reflected in the demand for Hadoop experts

Hadoop’s increasing popularity...

We have been continuing to study the Linux job market’s skills in demand. With the latest update to the IT Skills Watch, we have gained some new insights into the IT skills that are currently req...

28
Feb2014
Choosing a programming language: Python vs Perl

Choosing a programming languag...

Software engineers are very often confronted with a critical career choice question: Which programming language is best to learn today for the upcoming future? The choice between programming lang...

15
Oct2013
IT Skill Sets Study Design

IT Skill Sets Study Design

LinuxCareer's IT Skills Watch tracks IT skills demand leaning towards the Linux and Unix environment and reports the IT skills that are required by employers seeking Linux talent. Furthermore, th...

28
Feb2013
Insights into top 3 IT skill groups in highest demand

Insights into top 3 IT skill g...

According to our IT skill sets research, IT skills required by employers of Linux talent can be classified into relatively independent groups. This article focuses on the top three groups of IT s...

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  • Brent Marinaccio

    Brent Marinaccio has been with HotLinuxJobs since its inception in early 2000. As Director of Open Source recruiting, Brent has gained considerable insight into the subtleties of recruiting in the FLOSS world.

  • Nick Congleton

    Nick Congleton is a freelance technology journalist specializing in free and open source software. He's been working with GNU/Linux for a number of years and has experience both as an admin and a developer.

  • Lubos Rendek

    Lubos kicked off his GNU/Linux exploration endeavor by installation of RedHat Cartman 6.1 in 1999. In year 2007 he founded LinuxConfig.org. Lubos is an activist in possession of a wide range of FLOSS technical skills.

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Latest entries:

24
Oct2016

Don't Pretend To Be...

Job descriptions can be very puzzling. Are they looking for strictly a developer, or do they want so...

23
Sep2016

Open Source Company...

Do you desire a role where you can contribute code to an open source project as part of your daily r...

11
Aug2016

Pay Attention: You M...

The world of open source software is an ever-changing landscape. What appears to be the next big thi...

04
Jul2016

Recruiter's advice a...

I have been specializing in IT Recruitment for the past few years. It has been a very interesting an...