I’m still here after six years at Automattic – and that’s due to the different work I’ve been able to do within the company.
I am so grateful to Automattic for giving me a three-month sabbatical after working for the company for five years.
As a lead, it’s difficult to measure your work, and also to know when you’ve passed the “enough” line for the day. I’ve spent the last few months asking everyone I met about this and have learned a few things.
I’m a Happiness Engineer on the WooCommerce Orion team, and have been working at Automattic for 18 months now.
I hate being late. It says “I don’t care enough about your time,” so I try very hard to be on time or even better: early. When I worked in … Continue reading The art of being on time to remote meetings
On the 15th March 2016, I started as a WooCommerce Happiness Engineer at Automattic. What a year it has been!
As a WooCommerce Happiness Engineer at Automattic, I spend some of my time directly helping customers. I also get to travel quite a bit, to different conferences and to meet my colleagues all over the world. I’ll focus on a day at home (just outside of Stockholm, Sweden), because the other days are anything but typical.
When I joined Automattic, I found that using different keyboard layouts like Dvorak and Colemak are common and encouraged – as are most things that will help you be more efficient.The idea is that if you spend so much of your day at your computer, you might as well be efficient at input. The idea seemed neat, so why not?
Hi! My name is Hannah and I’m a WooCommerce Happiness Engineer at Automattic. Automattic is the company behind WordPress.com, WooCommerce and many other products. I successfully completed my trial for … Continue reading Automattic: my journey from application to hire