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Tag: reapplication

  • Making a switch… or two ?

    Making a switch… or two ?

    In November 2018, I started this blog to document my reapplication to becoming a Happiness Engineer at Automattic. That second application was accepted, and in June 2019, I joined Automattic. Now, three years later, I am pleased to announce that I have switched roles within the company!

  • A New Automattician Is Born

    A New Automattician Is Born

    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 […]

  • Almost at the End…

    Almost at the End…

    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 […]

  • Getting Ready for the Trial

    Getting Ready for the Trial

    Hi all! This week, I have been getting ready for the Trial. All of a sudden, mails from Automattic have increased and I am slowly getting closer and closer to the start date. Here are a few things I have been working on. Security As anyone would expect, Automattic deals with all different types of […]

  • I’m Moving To The TRIAL!

    I’m Moving To The TRIAL!

    Hi everyone! I promised in my last post how I would continue my debugging of Presentation Shortcode in the following post, but I have other news I need to share with you all today. And that is… I’ve been Accepted as a Trial Happiness Engineer! That’s right! I finally heard back from the Happiness Hiring […]

  • Update On My Reapplication

    Update On My Reapplication

    Hi everyone! As the week is coming to a close, I thought I would briefly update you all on where my application process is at the moment. The application process to the Happiness Engineer role as of late has looked like this. This is not just from my own experience, but also from blog posts […]