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How to cope when the community lets you down stpaultim Wed, 08/22/2018 - 05:02

I joined the Drupal community about 7 years ago at a moment in my life when I was looking for more than just a CMS. Drupal and the Drupal community have filled needs for me that extend beyond the technical requirements of a client project. Sometime, I wonder if I expect too much from a loosely structured community that came about to create and support an open source software project.

More than Mommy: Finding Myself Through the Drupal Community kdassing Tue, 08/21/2018 - 22:43

What happens when you finish college and still don't know what you want to be? When you have to enter the workforce and start your life with no clear vision of where you might end up professionally? That's exactly what I had to find out the hard way. I spent years working uninspiring, thankless jobs that paid the bills. I got married and had a son, then had no identity other than "wife" and "mommy." I was hopelessly lost, depressed, and my worst self.

How to Work Remotely and Build a Coffee Empire — or Any Side Hustle

Ever wanted to start a business while working remotely as a Drupal developer? This session is where you find out how.

Since remote work has taken off, developers can code for agencies on a part or three-quarters time basis and still have room to seriously pursue other interests — stay home to raise a child, go to school, or even start a separate business.

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Burnout: Community problem, community solutions jyee Mon, 08/13/2018 - 16:30

Watch the session video here.

It’s the middle of the night and you’re awakened by a phone call. What could it be? You’re not on-call this week. You glance at the caller-ID and see that it’s a teammate who has been struggling at work. Maybe it’s a serious outage and they’re escalating it to you? You answer the call to discover your teammate is having a mental health crisis. What do you do?