During an interview, a candidate recently asked me why, after more than five years, I still work at Automattic. Why? I like the people I work with, and they alone are a good reason to stay. Being globally distributed means I get to work with colleagues from various backgrounds. This helps me understand first-hand what’s … Continue reading Join us at Tumblr!
Five perspectives on working remotely in a company distributed across the planet.
A few of my colleagues — with tenures at Automattic from just a few months to many years — share their highlights of working here. Robert Felty Robert, you rejoined us a few months ago. What has been your highlight so far? I would like to focus on one aspect of Automattic which has been … Continue reading “I found a lot of new and exciting ways to break WordPress.com”: Highlights of our time at Automattic
I asked my colleagues in India, the United States, the Netherlands, and Germany about how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected them. They share how reducing their time online has helped them, and compare their experience at Automattic with those they had at companies that are not fully distributed. Anand Nalya Anand, how has COVID-19 affected … Continue reading One Pandemic, Four Countries and Six Different Stories
Greg, Anna, Anand, Anna, and Robert — who come from a variety of backgrounds ranging from fullstack software development to linguistics, hardcore math, and more — share how they came to work with data at Automattic.