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Sloan’s Inbox: Applying for jobs with an inactive GitHub profile?

Heyo folks! Sloan, dev Moderator and resident mascot, back with another question sent in from a DEV community member.

Sloan’s Inbox: Applying for jobs with an inactive GitHub profile?

Heyo folks! Sloan, DEV Moderator and resident mascot, with another sent in a DEV member. 🦥

For those unfamiliar with the series, is another installment of Sloan's Inbox. You all send in your questions, I ask them on your behalf anonymously, and the hops in to offer advice. Whether 's development, office , industry trends, or improving technical skills, we cover all sorts of topics here. you want to send in a question or talking point to shared anonymously via Sloan, that's awesome; just scroll down to the bottom of the post for details on how.

So, let's get down to business…

Today's question is:

I've been applying to various dev jobs as a new developer, but am insecure about having minimal activity on my GitHub. How important is it to recruiters and hiring managers that I have an active GitHub profile?

Share your thoughts and lets help a fellow DEV member out! Remember to keep kind and stay classy. 💚

Want to submit a question for discussion or ask for advice? Visit Sloan's Inbox! You can choose to remain anonymous.

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