This week marks exactly one year since I started working for Automattic full time. Wow, one year! Coincidentally, I had the exact date off, and my wife did a wonderful job of making it a special day for me. The celebrations started the night before. I finished my shifts for the day and stepped out […]Read More My First Automatticversary!
Hi all! Today, I wanted to share an upcoming virtual workshop WordPress.com is hosting over Zoom for website builders. Workshop Title: How to Build an Impressive Website: Secrets from Web Design Pros (Workshop Signup Page) From the signup page: Thank you for your interest in our upcoming online WordPress.com workshop. We will be covering best […]Read More WordPress.com Workshop for Website Builders
Ever since I was younger, I have always been intrigued by riddles and puzzles. My favorites are mathematical puzzles, especially if they include some aspect of geometry. The stimuli of trying to solve a puzzle gets me invigorated. When I was in primary school, I made a couple of my own puzzle books. I would […]Read More Exit: The Game – The Secret Lab (Treasure Box 7)
Hi all! I’m now on my fourth week as a Happiness Engineer. Time is flying, but most enjoyably! I thought I would briefly rehash my first few weeks on the job and see what has happened. Meeting my Team As the Happiness Engineer division is huge at Automattic, it would be impossible to work effectively […]Read More The first few weeks at my new job!
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
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