Community Roundup Week Ending March 17

Events are Back WordCamps, summits, and other conferences are back! In the last few years the roster of WordCamps on WordCamp.org have been sparse, to say the least. As of today there are eighteen upcoming WordCamps on the schedule, and more are in the beginning planning stages. And other events like YoastCon offer in-person events,… Continue reading Community Roundup Week Ending March 17

Community Roundup Week Ending March 10

Community and Layoffs “Layoffs.” The word sparks fear in the tech community. From Stripe to Twitter to our own ecosystem, the recession hasn’t been friendly to tech employees. Having been laid off in a past career (higher education), I know first-hand how awful it feels, and how it can affect your mental health, self worth,… Continue reading Community Roundup Week Ending March 10

Member Spotlight: Leo Gopal

Leo started using WordPress in high school long before he even had an email address. He found that writing online so freely, and being someone with the affliction of a stutter, that this seemed a way in which he could finally speak freely. That was 14 years ago, and 13 years stutter free. For over… Continue reading Member Spotlight: Leo Gopal

Salary Transparency: Why Not?

Why WordPress employers do and don’t advertise salary ranges — and why they all should. On the Post Status job board, like many others, most of the WordPress employers who use it don’t include salary ranges on their job listings. Should they? Piccia Neri asked them all why they do or don’t practice salary transparency.… Continue reading Salary Transparency: Why Not?

#42 – Marcel Schmitz on Finding Work With Codeable and Working With WooCommerce

On the podcast today we have Marcel Schmitz. Marcel is a freelancer at Codeable for Pluginslab, a small agency based in Porto, Portugal, which by good coincidence is where WordCamp Europe took place this year. He first got first involved with WordPress back in 2011, taking advantage of the platform because it was easy to… Continue reading #42 – Marcel Schmitz on Finding Work With Codeable and Working With WooCommerce