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! The day has finally come. I have finished the trial, I have had the final interview with HR and now I can formally announce… I passed!! Wow, what a journey! It’s been just under 8 months from when I started writing my first cover letter. It’s been exactly 3 months from the day […]Read More A New Automattician Is Born
Hi everyone! This may have been my largest stint between posts… two weeks! So much has happened in that time. I continue to learn, grow and work through the Trial. As I have just over a week left to go, I thought I would share my thoughts so far and perhaps my goals for the […]Read More Almost at the End…