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WordPress Assistance Workshops for Females in the Asia-Pacific Region

We’re supplying absolutely free workshops to encourage girls in the Asia-Pacific Area to apply for a profession in WordPress Assistance.

Automattic desires to create a new internet, and a new kind of workplace.  We want to provide globe-class 24/7 assistance to our customers, and an revolutionary, fascinating, and wholesome function atmosphere for our employees worldwide. As a aspect of  this, we recruit from all timezones so that absolutely everyone has the freedom to opt for their personal function hours.

In Happiness in distinct, we want to offer greater assistance coverage in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) area, and our APAC recruiting efforts have incorporated every little thing from marketing on social media and job boards to in-particular person networking at WordCamps and WordPress Meetups.

Although we’ve hired some terrific Happiness Engineers, we found that the ratio of girls applicants was dropping more than time. As awareness of Automattic as a distributed employer has grown in the area, the quantity of applications from males has grown quicker than these from girls.

Provided Automattic’s commitment to fostering diversity and inclusion, we brainstormed approaches to attain girls much more proficiently. This turned into a series of workshops on WooCommerce held for girls in India and Singapore all through 2018.

In 2019 we’ll take our message to a broader audience by supplying an on the web workshop. This will let us attain girls in quite a few much more nations and cities than we could ever go to in a calendar year. We’re partnering with Assistance Driven, an on the web neighborhood of assistance specialists, to market assistance as a profession for girls who may well have the relevant capabilities but haven’t applied for these roles.

In January 2019 we’ll launch the very first on the web workshop for girls in APAC focused on establishing capabilities in WordPress assistance. The course will cover:

  • Targets of terrific buyer assistance
  • Creating your personal assistance philosophy
  • WordPress troubleshooting
  • Productivity tools
  • Assistance as a profession

By the finish of the course, students will have created a résumé and portfolio website on WordPress to share with prospective employers.

Want to be notified about this and other upcoming workshops? Sign up right here!

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