[hackerspaces] hackerspaces on resumes

Matt Joyce matt at nycresistor.com
Tue Jan 24 22:48:41 CET 2012

I list hackerspace membership as I would HAM radio licensing.  It's an
amateur club affiliation effectively.  But relevant to the type of
person I am and the sort of work that I do.

On Tue, Jan 24, 2012 at 1:33 PM, Al Jigong Billings
<albill at openbuddha.com> wrote:
> On 1/24/12 1:31 PM, Curbob wrote:
>> During my interview for my current job I told my soon to be boss that
>> I put on a hacker convention each year and I'm a member of a hacker
>> space, just so he knew before he hired me. That way if he had a
>> problem later, I could say I told you about this. He still hired me.
> I'm missing something between you and Sam. Why would it be a problem
> that you need to warn people about? Do you warn them about all of your
> hobbies, like using sailboats on the weekends?
>  I've got to wonder where some people work where they need to give
> disclaimers to hiring managers and why you would want to work in such a
> place.
> Al
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