Despite the overall job economy not being that great, it’s remarkably easy to get hired for software development if you know the places to go and things to know. Learn how open-source projects add valuable experience to your resume and how the new resume is increasingly becoming a list of open-source projects hosted on distributed version control (DVCS) sites like Github and Bitbucket. This talk covers background material such as: What is a distributed version control system? What is open-source? How do I get involved in an open-source project? Where do I meet people in the open-source community? How does open-source help me get a job? Mentoring and apprenticeship via open-source programming.