One of the huge perks with my job at Automattic (to me) is the ability to travel to interesting and sometimes far-flung destinations to meet up with other Automatticians. Perhaps there’s something about getting together face to face with people I interact with on a daily basis at home but don’t actually see, or maybe it’s being in a foreign locale, or maybe it’s just that I genuinely enjoy being […]
Yes, it is possible. Really! You can actually get your job done with little to no reliance on email. Heresy, you say? Nothing of the sort, I say. I know this because I’m living that dream. 🙂 Aside from some automated alerts, in the 7 months-ish that I’ve been on board at Automattic, I think I’ve received a couple dozen emails or so. Almost all of those were related to […]
In case you missed my dissertation post on Automattic’s hiring process or if you read it and want to hear a bit about it straight from Matt Mullenweg, check out this interview. Matt also talks about our distributed teams and offers general insight on WordPress and Automattic.