One of the best perks that comes with working at Automattic is the opportunity to travel. Because every person in the company works remotely, the company pays to get us together 3-4 times a year.
I just got home from spending a week in Rome with my teammates, which include: Beau Lebens, Jennifer Dodd, Allen Snook, Kevin Conboy, and Oguz Kocer.
This was my first team meetup, so I wasn’t sure to expect. But, after everything was said and done, I was impressed with how much closer I felt to my teammates.