The Best Places to Find WordPress Jobs and Build Your Career – WPMU DEV

If you’ve been working with WordPress for a while, maybe as a hobby or to develop your own website, and have developed some solid WordPress skills, then you might be thinking about making the leap to working full time with WordPress. Or you might be an experienced WordPress professional looking to advance your career and move to a more specialized, challenging or better paid job.

Some new places. Good reference.

Source: The Best Places to Find WordPress Jobs and Build Your Career – WPMU DEV

The CEO of Automattic on Holding “Auditions” to Build a Strong Team

Photography: Liz Caruana The Idea: In its early years, Automattic relied on traditional résumé screening and interviews to do its hiring. But over time Mullenweg came to focus on tryouts, in which final candidates are paid to spend several weeks working on a project. Automattic employs 230 people. We’re located in 170 cities all over […]

Long read. Took about two-three days to finish reading. Would really love to try this “audition”.

Source: The CEO of Automattic on Holding “Auditions” to Build a Strong Team

How to Become a WordPress Professional – and Tips Based on Experience – WPMU DEV

At at lot of the WordCamps and WordPress meetups I attend, I’m asked the same question: How do you go about becoming a WordPress professional? The question is normally asked by one of two types of people: those who’ve been using WordPress in their spare time for a while and want to make a living from it, and those who’ve been making a living in a similar field (such as design or front end development) and want to cross over to working with WordPress.

Already consider one as it. Good reminder and refresher.

Source: How to Become a WordPress Professional – and Tips Based on Experience – WPMU DEV