[BangPypers] Python and Employment

kunal ghosh kunal.t2 at gmail.com
Sat Jul 16 04:50:42 CEST 2011

> Folks in the corporate world mostly want people with blinders on  . so
> there
> is no metric as such i have seen cases where the hiring manager asks for
> requirement to the HR guy, who then starts looking out again by the time it
> transaltes to a JD is typically heavily loaded  ( means too many keywords )
> than required for the job .
> i have also seen cases where in Hiring manager goes by recommendations from
> peers in and out of the company about a candidate.
> there is a third kind where in the Hiring manager takes a call based on an
> interview on that day , and considers FOSS experience as a prime
> qualification.
> the third kinds are less and rare but they are growing by the day

So, It would be a great idea to put FOSS experience as a separate
under Experience in one's resume.

Or would you suggest some other means of
bringing FOSS experience to the notice (and bring prominence to) during the

That would make the job of a person looking for FOSS experience much easier
One wouldn't want to miss a chance of getting a job where the hiring process
of the third kind (as mentioned above)


Kunal Ghosh

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