When Experienced Women Engineers Look for New Jobs, They Prioritize Trust and Growth — The WordPress.com Blog – WordPress Website Design Article

When Experienced Women Engineers Look for New Jobs, They Prioritize Trust and Growth Automattic, WordPress.com’s parent company, set out to learn how to boost applications from women and non-binary developers. How can we increase gender representation in software engineering? Our Developer Hiring Experience team analyzed this topic in a recent user-research study. The issue resonated with women engineers and a strong response enabled the team to gain deeper insight than is currently available from online research projects. Seventy-one engineers who identified…

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WordPress.com’s Parent Company Announces Happy Tools, a New Suite of Products for the Future of Work — The WordPress.com Blog – WordPress Website Design Article

WordPress.com’s Parent Company Announces Happy Tools, a New Suite of Products for the Future of Work Happy Schedule, our first offering, will help distributed teams manage employee schedules and customer support. Matt Wondra Distributed teams, different geographies, and complex dynamics are redefining the modern workday. Soon, “job perks” like flexible hours and work-from-anywhere will become table-stakes benefits that every company needs to offer to stay competitive. WordPress.com’s parent company Automattic has long been ahead of this curve, growing a global software…

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Gender Balance is a Business Issue — The WordPress.com Blog – WordPress Website Design Article

Gender Balance is a Business Issue On gender balance, diversity, and inclusion at Automattic. Today is International Women’s Day! We’d like to celebrate it by highlighting gender balance and how important it is to us here at Automattic. While gender balance in itself is definitely something worth pursuing for ethical reasons, we also strongly believe that it makes good business sense. As our CEO Matt Mullenweg said in his recent TED talk, we believe that talent and intelligence are equally distributed…

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