Back to “Normal”

I swear I thought that being part of the #bloganuary challenge would be enough to get me into the habit of writing more here. But then, the whole Developer Apprenticeship thing happened and threw me off a bit. Mostly because I started another blog to…

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Repost: Automattic Women

It Me!! 😆 Welcome to Automattic Women—conversations with some of the remarkable women working all over the world to design and develop Automattic software and make the web a better place. Today’s interviewee, Developer Apprentice Rossana Menezes, chats with us from her traveling workstation somewhere…

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How do we stay connected?

Working remotely has become a reality for many during the pandemic and for a lot of people this has became a permanent move. Some companies have switched into being 100% remote, like Shopify, others have adopted an hybrid approach, but the truth is, several people…

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Digital Nomad Visa – Spain

My friends back home will kill me if they read this. I’m not even back from one trip yet and already planning another one and writing about digital Nomad Visas 😏 I don’t consider myself a digital nomad. I guess to be qualified as a…

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The road so far

And here I am. Two weeks into the Developer Apprentice Program and I haven’t gone crazy. YET! 🤣 If you don’t know what I’m talking about, the Developer Apprentice program is a career path program at Automattic to help people who want to move to…

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😅😜🤨🙄 Communicating through Emojis

During January, I will be posting (tentatively) one post every day as part of the #bloganuary challengeToday’s Prompt: What emoji(s) do you like to use? Working at Automattic you need to be fond of emojis and Gifs. As a fully distributed company, with about 1900 employees and…

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Godt nytt år

Happy New year, everyone! May 2022 bring good things, Wishing all of you a healthy new year filled with love and empathy! I’m just glad I got to spend the holidays in Norway with my family. I decided to join the WordPress Bloganuary Challenge and…

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Episode 15: Inside the Grand Meetup — Distributed.blog

On this episode of Distributed.blog Matt Mullenweg and some Automatticians talk all about what the Grand Meetup is like and also several other very interesting things about working remotely and a distributed company. Check it out! On this episode of the Distributed podcast, we get…

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The Grand Meetup 2019

Being part of a distributed company means you will be on your own most of the time, at least physically. As a company, we are constantly communicating via Slack, we have channels for everything, from official company announcements to water cooler channels that goes from…

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The Glamour of working remotely (or not)

Some professions come with natural glamour. If you are an actor, rock star, or any kind of celebrity for that matter, you have that life that everyone else wants, or at least think they want. In the past few years, a new way of working…

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Team Jupiter Challenge

Nope, I’m not going to Jupiter, even tho that would be amazing… Jupiter is the name of my beloved team at Automattic. The best team I should say, and we have now committed to a challenge. It all started during my 1:1 with my TL,…

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