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What You Discover After Finishing Design School – Website Design Article

I went to design school, and if you did as well, you may be wondering if you made the right decision, especially when the bills start piling up and the debts keep pouring in. It is important to invest in education but in truth, design school does relatively little to prepare you for the working world in the cutthroat design industry (actually almost all industries are cutthroat – it is a competitive world out there). What you learn in school…

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WP Engine Named a Great Place to Work for Women – WordPress Website Design Article

For the first time ever, WP Engine has been named a Great Place to Work for Women. Great Place to Work, an organization that surveys more than 100 million global employees each year in order to recognize outstanding workplaces, released its annual list of workplaces that rank highest among females employees. We are proud to announce that WP Engine has ranked 22nd on the list for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses in the U.S.   It’s no secret that women have long…

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Why (and how) WordPress Works for Us – WordPress Website Design Article

Today WP Engine is the digital experience platform for WordPress used by 95,000 customers across 150 countries. But, we didn’t start that way. In 2010, I founded WP Engine based on the knowledge that there was a need for premium WordPress service that would deliver the speed, scalability, and security that websites required. The idea was born out of challenges I myself experienced with my blog. My server would crash if too much traffic came to the site at once,…

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WP Engine Named the #4 Best Place to Work in Texas – WordPress Website Design Article

Texas’ economy is the second largest in the United States, a measure of success that’s only expected to continue; Texas ranks first for its growth prospects due to impressive growth forecasts and competitive employment rates across the state. To tap into this statewide success, however, Texas-based companies still need to provide a fulfilling, diverse, and values-driven workplace. In addition to being the birthplace of WP Engine and home to our corporate headquarters, Austin, TX is also the birthplace of our…

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WP Engine Raises $30K for Central Texas Food Bank – WordPress Website Design Article

WP Engine employees are rarely hungry. Our office kitchens are fully stocked with cereal and snacks, and lunch is catered Monday through Thursday, every week, for the entire team. Unlike the 46,000 people who rely on Central Texas Food Bank for food assistance every week, our employees don’t have to worry about where to find their next meal. That contrast is not lost on us.    Based in part on our core value of Aspiring to Lead, Committed to Give Back,…

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Hackathon 2019 Goes Boldly Where No Engineers Have Gone Before – WordPress Website Design Article

Innovation and ingenuity are part of the collective DNA at WP Engine, where we work hard to ensure the products and services we offer our customers are tapped into the latest and most powerful technologies.     While some of that spark comes from our roots as an eight-year-old startup, it’s also part of a pioneering spirit we actively foster through various activities during the year. Arguably some of the most impactful—and most fun—are our bi-annual hackathons, where teams of developers…

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WP Engine Sales and Customer Service Teams Recognized at The Stevie Awards – WordPress Website Design Article

The Stevie Awards are a set of hundreds of business awards given annually by the American Business Awards organization. They were created in 2002 to recognize the accomplishments and contributions of companies and business people worldwide. Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Awards are given to companies who exhibit excellence in the following areas: Business Development, Customer Service Success, New Product & Service, Sales Distinction, and Solution Provider. This year we are thrilled to announce that our Customer Service department has won its…

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