How I became a Happiness Engineer at Automattic Part 3: Paid Trial at Automattic

Part 1: Application Process
Part 2: The Interview Process
Part 3: Paid Trial at Automattic (this post)

What is a Trial?

This is the opportunity to work at Automattic, doing the job you’re applying for. It’s fantastic because you have the opportunity to see if you’d actually like the job and gives Automattic the opportunity to see how well you do the job.

It’s a paid Trial, so it really is a win-win situation. You get to try out the position, paid (this isn’t a salary but $25 hour), and see if you both think it’s a good fit.

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How I became a Happiness Engineer at Automattic Part 1: Application Process

The story of how I applied to Automattic to become a Happiness Engineer and got hired.

This is the story of how I applied to Automattic to become a Happiness Engineer. I was hired in June of 2015, so it may not reflect current hiring processes for a Happiness Engineer. One of my favorite things about Automattic is that we are constantly testing new processes to see if there is a better way to do something, and that applies to hiring as well. So don’t be suprised if you have a different experience in the process! 😉

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