💎 Would you like to work at Automattic? Get some valuable tips that will help you ace your interview with the company!
📼 Watch this video to see what it's like to work at Automattic and get some insights into the interview process from Romina Suarez, an Automattic engineer who focuses on engineering hiring.
📼 If you'd like to work at Automattic, the first thing you need to know is they are hiring pragmatic engineers who get things done. They look for engineers who communicate clearly, learn from feedback, design systems, and who will think of the person to come after them. They value an equal mix of effectiveness, positive attitude, and design know-how.
📼 When applying to work at Automattic, make sure you become familiar with the company creed. It's not just a list of things they wrote once and forgot. They actually use it to make decisions, provide feedback, and become better Automatticians. So as you're preparing to apply, think about the creed and how it impacts your experience, insight, and values, and use that information to show the best version of yourself.
Work at Automattic - Interview Process
The first step in the Automattic interview process is a text-based interview, usually done via Slack, where you'll answer a series of questions. After completing this step, you'll be invited to a code test, which will then lead you to the last step: a trial project, where you'll be guided by one of the company's engineers. Make sure to catch Romina's tips for each step of the process!
🧑💼 Are you interested in joining Automattic? They have open positions! To learn more, click here.
More About Automattic
Automattic are the people behind WordPress.com, Jetpack, WooCommerce, Tumblr, and more. Founded in 2005 and valued at $3 billion, they were one of the first companies to pave the way in remote work culture. The company's 1,400+ people hail from 79 countries and speak 99 languages.
Though the workforce is intellectually and geographically diverse, they share a passion for democratizing publishing and commerce—so that anyone with a story can tell it, and anyone with a product can sell it, regardless of income, gender, politics, language, or country. And the company is growing rapidly!
💎 "What motivates you?" What's the best way to answer this interview question? See these tips from a recruiter to find out!
📼 Watch this video from SevenFifty and learn how to answer the "what motivates you?" interview question. Nathalie Rodriguez, Director of Recruiting at SevenFifty, shares insight into preparing for their application process.
📼 "Tell us about what motivates you." This is a really common interview question that the company asks regarding motivations and interests. They want to ensure that what you're planning to do in the future aligns with the role you're applying to and the various tasks you will be solving.
📼 When answering what motivates you, a way to stand out in the interview process (especially in front of a recruiter or hiring manager) is to ask great questions. This implies that you are curious, work well with ambiguity, and that you can uncover answers to questions that arise. Curiosity is important and really differentiates you from other candidates. Ask great questions of all the interviewers, and you'll leave a lasting impression on the team!
Talk About What Motivates You - Tips For Interview Questions
SevenFifty is an organization that prides itself on building a true community where team members can bring their authentic selves to work. They want to invite people into the company who are motivated by an inclusive environment. The best way to prepare for a community-fit session for interviews is to visit their website, understand their values, and be prepared to offer examples of ways you've applied those values in your current role or previous roles.
🧑💼 Are you interested in joining SevenFifty? They have open positions! To learn more, click here.
More About SevenFifty
SevenFifty is an end-to-end supply chain and communications platform connecting alcohol buyers, sellers, and distributors. In 2019, the company acquired two firms, Bridge and Beverage Media, to bring technology to this massive yet antiquated industry with the largest user base in wholesale alcohol and the most complete dataset of products in the U.S. It is a fully remote organization distributed across the United States. A first-of-its-kind communication platform and marketplace, SevenFifty helps tens of thousands of importers, producers, distributors, and retail buyers connect and do business in a modern world. Founded by industry professionals in 2012, SevenFifty now operates in 42 national markets. In 2017, SevenFifty launched SevenFifty Daily, an online magazine about the business and culture of the alcoholic beverage industry.