WordCamp Orange County Presentation: How to get Started with your Business Website

WordCamp Orange County has a special place in my heart. It was the first WordCamp I ever went to. It was the first WordCamp I ever volunteered at. It was the first place I ever heard of Automattic. So I knew I wanted it to be the first WordCamp I ever spoke at. A few…

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An Inside peek into a Remote Team Meetup

My favorite days of remote working aren’t the days when I get to work by a pool, or even when I get to stay home all day working on my couch in my favorite sweatpants (as a really strong introvert, that’s saying a whole lot there). My absolute favorite days are when I’m on a…

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My favorite WordPress Swag items

I happen to wear a ton of WordPress swag, not only are they super comfortable- but useful as well! I always get asked about where I get these items from, so I figured it was time to write a blog post about it. Most people don’t know that you can purchase swag items directly from the…

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2016 Automattic Grand Meetup

I posted a ton of pictures of last year’s Grand Meetup here and posted my thoughts here. And just realized that I forgot to post them for the Grand Meetup we had back in October of 2016 (which was around 5 months ago). Wait, so what is a Grand Meetup? Automattic is a remote company, which means…

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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…

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The schedule of a Happiness Engineer working in live chat

When I was first hired as Trial Happiness Engineer, I was concerned about the flexibility of live chat. I imagined a live chat operator being chained to their desk all day. But since this is Automattic the pioneers of remote working, how was this possible? How was it going to work?

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Women who WP Presentation: How to Rock WordPress

Yesterday I had the privilege of speaking at Women who WP, which is this wonderful meet up that gets together some amazing women and we have dinner and talk about WordPress, our stories, and what we’re learning.

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WordPress Meetup: Women who WP in Orange County, CA

I had the privilege of attending the Women who WP meet up in Fountain Valley, CA. While this was my first time attending, this was Women who WP’s 3rd meet up and had 14 wonderful women show up. We had everyone from developers to women who used WordPress for the very first time that day.

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