Hi all! I have now been working at Automattic for over a week and things are starting to settle in. While core work is essentially the same to what I was doing in the Trial, everything else feels totally different. For example… I’m starting to put faces and names together of my colleagues! You start […]Read More Home Office + Swag
So much has happened in the last two weeks! A brief rundown… I’ve finally started work as a full time Happiness Engineer and am absolutely loving it! More on this to follow in future posts. My home office is almost set up! Just waiting for my new chair to arrive next week. The fake leather […]Read More Thank you for the 200 likes!
Our Golden Week Every May, Japan has a number of national holidays clumped together, forming what is commonly known as Golden Week. Most years, these public holidays create a 5-day weekend and if you take just a day or two off work, it becomes a long week of holidays. This year, Japan’s new emperor ascended […]Read More Treasure Box – 2
Now that I’m through the application process of becoming a Happiness Engineer, I have spent some time thinking about the future of this blog. While I plan on continuing to write about my experiences working in Automattic and perhaps WordPress in general, I have also wondered what I could do to make this blog a […]Read More Treasure Box – 1
Hi everyone! It has been a while since I last posted and I hope you all understand. After all, the Trial has finally started! Phase 1 – Self-Paced Training The trial starts off with some self-paced training. This is where we are given some time to get used to the many systems used by Happiness […]Read More The Trial Has Started!
Hi all! In my last post, I mentioned a few things I had been doing in preparation for the Trial starting soon. I briefly mentioned how there are some new plans offered on WordPress.com now and that these changes seem to have taken effect within the last few weeks. According to snapshots taken by the […]Read More Getting Ready for the Trial – Part 2