In the midst of the global COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak we're living through, a number of companies and individuals are having to contend with working from home for the first time. Referred to by most of us as remote, or distributed, work. For most this is not by choice, and for many this is actually against [...]
Bridget Harris has a pretty unique perspective (from our industry's point of view) on the whole climate emergency problem.
tl;dr: click here to listen to the episode A while back when I first had the idea for this podcast I made a list of potential guests. I put Rand Fishkin — founder of Moz and SparkToro — on the list because he's, well, famous. But not knowing him personally at all he was in [...]
Tl;dr: head over to FatalError.blog to subscribe for episode releases and updates. I spent a large portion of last year learning about climate change and the challenges it poses.When you get stuck into this topic it's very easy to go down a rabbit hole of anxiety, leaving you feeling disempowered and possibly rather stressed.So in [...]
My old post A CV Template That Doesn't Suck is still one of the most popular ones. And it totally makes sense given how many crappy CVs I've had the misfortune of receiving over the past few years. People invariably know, deep down, two things: A sucky CV doesn't get you interviews Your CV probably sucks [...]
Every time I see a burrito -- IRL or on TV -- Alex comes to mind. And I hope he always will. His passion for burritos was eclipsed only by WordPress. Alex has battled cancer for about three years -- very bravely -- and yesterday his family announced that he passed away peacefully, at home. [...]
Just over four years ago I was lucky enough to get a gig at Automattic, a company I had long admired. The last four years have been a rollercoaster of travel, learning, and working with world-class people and entrepreneurs as I worked to improve and grow Jetpack. It was a privilege to see the company [...]
The WordPress Foundation recently announced the launch of the Kim Parsell Memorial Scholarship. Kim, a contributor to the WordPress project who recently passed away, was passionate about WordPress and particularly about involving women - and older women - in tech. The scholarship will cover attendance, travel and lodging expenses for attending WordCamp US (to be held for [...]
My colleague Mark George is running a small GoFundMe campaign to help train their new Labrador as a seizure response dog for their son. You can donate (or share) over here.
Yesterday Matt mentioned this poster by Joey Roth in conversation about how to strike a balance between getting things done and designing the "perfect" product or experience. I love posters like these where graphic designers are able to convey with just a few (21!) simple lines a relatively complicated thing to explain in words. More importantly [...]