Can Five for the Future Fund WordPress Research?
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Can Five for the Future Fund WordPress Research?

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.

An Inclusive Workplace is More Than Skin Deep
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An Inclusive Workplace is More Than Skin Deep

Some people have said that Post Status is not culturally diverse, although half of our employees identify as female. They say we are not diverse because we all look “white.” Does that make us a company that is not culturally diverse? No, it doesn’t. What that photograph does not show is heritage, or home culture, or race and nationality. Our team is a combination of different nationalities, races, and cultures. 

Interview with Chris Lema: a journey to working full time with WordPress
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Interview with Chris Lema: a journey to working full time with WordPress

On May 28th, 2012, I was virtually introduced to Chris Lema. He had 653 Twitter followers at the time. I know so, because that’s how we were introduced — through an email from Twitter telling me he was now following me. At the time, he’d not even started daily writing on his personal blog; he…

Who’s hiring in WordPress? (Spring 2014 edition)

Who’s hiring in WordPress? (Spring 2014 edition)

This is the fifth “Who’s hiring” post, and previous ones were very encouraging. I have seen multiple people start conversations that led to full time jobs and contract work from those posts. I consistently find people looking for WordPress developers and designers, for both full time positions and contract work. Periodically, I also see folks…

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