Guide to LinkedIn and GitHub Profiles

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LinkedIn and GitHub Profiles

LinkedIn

LinkedIn profiles are an extremely valuable asset to your job portfolio. Unlike a resume, which is confined by length, you are able to describe in more detail the projects or work that you have done on your LinkedIn profile.

How to Stand Out on LinkedIn
Udacity

Check out Udacity's guide to attract recruiters on LinkedIn.

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6 Tips to Make Your LinkedIn Stand Out

Are you just starting out with LinkedIn, and have no idea where to begin? Do you have a LinkedIn profile but are unsure whether or not it catches people’s attention? Check out these tips to making sure your profile stands out.

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31 Tips for LinkedIn
The Muse

More totally awesome tips to make sure your LinkedIn profile is great.

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GitHub

GitHub, in addition to being an essential tool and resource for programmers, is a powerful networking tool. Hiring managers will look at your profile when considering you for a role. Active programmers with frequent commits on GitHub will also attract recruiters.

Become a GitHub Pro
Udacity

Learn the best practices for sharing your work on GitHub from Udacity!

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How to: Use GitHub to Find Super-Talented Developers
Social Talent

Use this resource for recruiters to find out how you can optimize for profile to attract hiring managers.

 

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Other Profiles

Check out these other widely used sites and join their communities to connect with other highly engaged developers.

Kaggle

Compete in data science competitions and get noticed by the companies sponsoring them!

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Stackoverflow

A community of over 4 million programmers helping to answer each other's questions.

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