How to present a GitHub project for your resume

They don’t want your code, they want your dir structure, some explanation pictures & links to the working project.

The HFT Guy

Introduction

Companies ask for a GitHub profile. Recruiters ask for a GitHub profile. The question “Do you contribute to open-source?” is now one of the most common questions asked in phone screens.

If people want a GitHub, we shall give them a GitHub. This article will explain how to present a GitHub project for use in a resume.

The given advice can be red from two point of views. As a candidate, it is what to write to introduce and present a software (not necessary on GitHub). As an interviewer (or a fellow developer), it is what to look for to judge the experience of the developer(s) and the quality of a software.

submit application form with a github link When having a GitHub is mandatory, just like having a name.

Link to a specific project

Put a link to your GitHub in your resume and every application forms you have to fill.

That link…

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