‘Career’ Videos

  • Peter Elmered: Career advice for developers

    Peter Elmered: Career advice for developers

    WordCamp Stockholm 2017Speaker: Peter Elmered

    February 9, 2018 — In this talk, I will share experiences and tools that can boost your productivity and efficiency that you can use to further your career, become a more valuable employee and or just to get more done in less time to get more free time or reduce stress. The talk is primarily for developers, but any kind of knowledge worker who’s working with cognitively demanding or creative tasks could benefit greatly from the tools and experiences I provide in this talk. Anyone working with developers will learn what they can do to facilitate a better working environment for developers and what they need to maximise their productivity.

  • Rahul Gupta: How WordPress helps me put food on the table?

    Rahul Gupta: How WordPress helps me put food on the table?

    WordCamp Udaipur 2018Speaker: Rahul Gupta

    February 8, 2018 — He would also like to talk about the ways he has been able to put food on the table using this and how internet and WordPress have helped him stay at home, work in a lungi and make a career.

  • Yuvraj Vaghela: Different Roles You Can Pursue With WordPress

    Yuvraj Vaghela: Different Roles You Can Pursue With WordPress

    WordCamp Ahmedabad 2017Speaker: Yuvraj Vaghela

    January 16, 2018 — Yuvraj will talk about different roles you can play by taking WordPress as your career and he will talk on how to get started with it. This talk will also cover different things you can do with WordPress. It is often considered that only Technical or Programming Career can be possible with the WordPress while he will try to highlight about the non-technical aspects of the career as well which usually very few people are aware.

  • Aimee Gonzalez-Cameron, Julia Smith, Paul Olund: Hiring and Career Roundtable

    Aimee Gonzalez-Cameron, Julia Smith, Paul Olund: Hiring and Career Roundtable

    WordCamp for Publishers 2017Speakers: Aimee Gonzalez-Cameron, Julia Smith, Paul Olund

    October 9, 2017 — This panel discussion will focus on how publishing teams can leverage their long-term technology goals to better inform their hiring practices, build stronger teams, and promote professional development practices that will allow them to support that product vision.

  • Panel Discussion: Navigating Your WordPress Career

    Panel Discussion: Navigating Your WordPress Career

    WordCamp Chicago 2017Speakers: Patrick Smith, Ryan Erwin, Michelle Schulp, Heather Acton, Emil Wisch

    August 31, 2017 — As WordPress professionals, we are lucky to be surrounded by a plethora of opportunity. But where is your place in the WordPress ecosystem? We’ll share experiences and advice that will help you navigate your career in WordPress.

  • Heather Acton: Navigating a Career in WordPress

    Heather Acton: Navigating a Career in WordPress

    WordCamp St. Louis 2017Speaker: Heather Acton

    March 28, 2017 — As WordPress professionals, we are lucky to be surrounded with a plethora of opportunity. But where is our place in the WordPress economy? Should you stay on your own or find partners? Freelance or find a full-time position? Start a service or product-based business? I’ll share stories and experiences from myself and other members of our community that will help you navigate your career in WordPress.

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  • Andrea Zoellner: How I Made a Living Using WordPress Without Knowing a Line of Code

    Andrea Zoellner: How I Made a Living Using WordPress Without Knowing a Line of Code

    WordCamp Toronto 2015Speaker: Andrea Zoellner

    January 16, 2016 — Think only coders can make a living using WordPress? Think again! There are a surprising number of ways to make a career using WordPress without knowing a single line of code. This presentation will tackle some of the barriers that discourage beginners from using WordPress professionally, like a lack of technical skill and feeling like an impostor.

    Shed the fear and discover different career options and simple WordPress tips while learning to leverage your unique skill set for the tech industry.

    Learning Outcomes:

    – Participants will be encouraged to use WordPress professionally.
    – Participants will be inspired to keep learning and pursue tech.
    – They will be able to market their skills for the tech industry.
    – They will have resources on how to learn to code and how to build up their knowledge and experience.

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  • Sarah Pressler: Grow Your Career With WordPress

    Sarah Pressler: Grow Your Career With WordPress

    WordCamp Portland 2015Speaker: Sarah Pressler

    November 22, 2015 — In this session we explore different professional skill sets that are utilized by freelancers, small agencies and large WordPress companies. With an emphasis on investing in the community at large, we will cover how to network your way to the top! (Or, at least …. how to grow your career in WordPress!)