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Career development, employment issues, and work culture in the WordPress ecosystem and beyond, especially in distributed companies with a remote workforce.

Breaking into WordPress and Post Status Book Nook Picks

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Cory Miller
The Best Place to Break into WordPress Talisha Lewallen from WP Connects asks, “What is the best way to start and stay involved in the WordPress community?” WordCamps and Meetups were mentioned a lot. But my favorite came from Ben…

Space, Assertiveness, Little Bets, and Love

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Cory Miller
# The Importance of Space Michelle Frechette is on a much deserved vacation this week, but before she left she wrote this great reflection on the various aspects of getting appropriate space for yourself: “It's altogether easy to understand, and…

A Month Full of Events

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Lindsey Miller
April is a month full of events! WP Career Summit, DE{CODE}, and more. Some big companies are working hard to educate us and give us space to come together.

Why Vulnerability Makes Fierce Leaders

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Abigail Brooks Santana
These past two years have made successful leaders realize more than ever that treating their employees’ experiences—and their own—with stoic indifference is no longer an effective leadership strategy.

Can Five for the Future Fund WordPress Research?

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Jordi Cabot
How can WordPress attract and retain more contributors? How can we assess and improve contributors, leaders, governance, transparency, discourse, and diversity in this dynamic community? Jordi Cabot proposes making research into these areas as a part of WordPress.org's Five for the Future program.
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