A great article for anyone starting out looking to get a job or change careers. I always help our students build a kickass GitHub profile, which for engineering and design is key to getting recognized in the tech world.
Another important, new trend are vertical-specific job sites. LinkedIn is still necessary, but for a given career most of the smart hirers we speak with are reaching out to people where they hang out. In technology, that means places like Stack Overflow’s Career 2.0, and CollabFinder. Perfect for this and easy to use: Meetup manages events for almost every niche imaginable.