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Company Retreat 2018

Karin Christen,

In the last few years we usually combined our annual team retreat with the conference “WordCamp Europe”. Unfortunately not every team member was able to attend the event in Serbia this year. Therefore, we caught up with the whole team a few weeks later to meet at our German branch in Schwerin. The New Office …

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Stefan Velthuys works in Paris
Karin Christen,

Why we are a remote team

In a typical office environment, it’s easy to walk over to your teammate’s desk when you have a question or need help. But since we’re a remote team, we don’t see each other physically. We would like to share our story of why we became a remote team and the challenges we deal with day …

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Karin Christen,

XMAS Trip 2017

To have a good time with each other and to eat good food: These are two important points for when we see each other in person. As a distributed team, we see only each other occasionally at different events. Therefore, the time together is very rare and so precious. As a remote team, we need …

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Ulrich Pogson,

WordCamp Bern 2017

Origin Story Before I used to work at required in 2013 Silvan found out that I lived in Switzerland from a discussion on GitHub and asked me if I wanted to help organize WordCamp Switzerland in 2014. @grapplerulrich so you were at WCEU too? Would you be interested in helping out with @wordcampch 2014? — …

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Pascal Birchler,

Hello Gutenberg

On May 2017, WordPress turned 14 years old. Initially started as a fork of a software called b2, WordPress has grown to be the largest content management system in the world. It currently powers over 28% of the web. Soon, we will see perhaps one of the biggest changes to the core of WordPress: the editor. At the …

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Karin Christen,

Photo Shoot in Paris

We met in Paris for a WordPress conference, invited our partner, friend and photographer Boris Baldinger and had a personal branding photo shoot for each team member. At required we have built a remote culture where everyone can live their individual lifestyles and work from wherever on this planet they want to be. Each team member …

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Karin Christen,

WordCamp Europe in Paris

The yearly WordCamp Europe is always set a year in advance in our calendar. As a remote team, we use this opportunity to catch up with each other by combining the conference with a company retreat. That’s why we extended the conference weekend into a full week of co-working in Paris. Paris I Paris II …

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Stefan Velthuys,

Work Week & WordCamp Bilbao

Dominik, Karin, Pascal and Velthy spent a week in Bilbao to get some work done and to attend the local WordCamp on the weekend. Pascal and Dominik both talked about the fields of internationalization (i18n) and localization (l10n). In an area where people speak both Spanish and Basque, that was a pretty suitable topic. Our apartments …

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Stefan Velthuys,

A quick recap on 2016

Let’s take a moment to look back at a successful 2016. We had the pleasure to build amazing projects for amazing clients in our 4th year as required. People Projects WordCamps Sponsoring Retreat & Pictures Fun Facts Remote for the win Looking Forward In the last 3 years we built a special page for our …

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Karin Christen,

The journey of Freshjobs

  Some people in our industry are writing long and detailed business plans before they start with an idea or a product. Others just build stuff in order to do what they love to do. I never planned to be self-employed or even run my own company. It just happened somehow by doing what I love. I’d like …

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