OnTheGoSystems News

Vincenzo Carrubba on Turning Your Passion Into Your Profession

Star of the Month Vincenzo Carrubba tells us how he went from training with the Special Forces to being a Systems Administrator and why it’s worth fighting for the greater good. Tell us about yourself, Vincenzo! I live in London, UK, but I was born in Siracusa, Sicily, a town established by Greek colonists from Corinth in the 8th century B.C. On weekends, I love reading, playing chess, taking long walks in London's colourful streets and beautiful parks, taking pictures,...

August 11, 2022

What it’s Like to be a WordPress Technical Supporter for WPML

Here at OnTheGoSystems, we like to think of ourselves as a group of people working towards a shared mission and goal. As we’ve grown, we haven’t lost sight of the importance of providing only the highest quality of support. Over the years, we’ve worked hard to create a strong set of values that not only binds us together, but also challenges us to continuously improve: Quality firstExcellent supportOpen mindedness and creativityPositive attitudeHonesty For our support team, putting these core values...

July 28, 2022

OTGS June News

As the northern hemisphere slipped into the summer mood, June saw us busy as ever. In WPML, we had a great announcement for our clients, and our team attended WordCamp Europe in Porto. WPML News In June, our development for WPML 4.6 continued with new milestones. We finished one of the major features for 4.6 which brings a fully redesigned translation jobs table. It will provide a better overview and more options and filters for the translators when viewing their...

July 1, 2022

Tips and Tricks to Working Remotely With Kids at Home

In the remote workforce, it’s important to know how to navigate through distractions and find a work style that aligns with your needs. But how do you adapt to working remotely when your kids are at home with you too? With more and more companies embracing the remote lifestyle, the lines between work and family life have become blurred. We asked some of our team members for their tips on how to stay productive and focused when working remotely with...

July 1, 2022

Remote Work and Travel From the Eyes of a South African

As the world began to get a taste of "normal" living over the last few months, the travel bug started to hit a large part of the globe. With summer approaching in Europe, the energy was palpable, even for me all the way down in Cape Town, South Africa where our winter season was around the corner. So, what better time to plan an excursion to the opposite hemisphere? As great as this may sound for the average traveller, for...

June 28, 2022

Christopher Amirian on the Art of Multi-Tasking and Staying True to Your Roots

Star of the Month Christopher Amirian shows us that to-do lists are here to stay and explains why there’s no time like family time. Christopher, tell us about yourself I am from Tehran, Iran but ethnically, I am Armenian. This is the reason behind my move to Yerevan, Armenia, several years ago.  Currently, I am back in Tehran, but I plan to return to my roots by spending a month in Yerevan this summer. I am married and have a...

June 27, 2022

Ivan Larionov on Working Remotely and Ticking Off Travel Bucket Lists

Our developer Ivan Larionov walks us through his recent move to Thailand and shows us that there’s more than one way to embrace the digital nomad lifestyle.  Ivan, tell us about yourself I'm a 35-year old developer. Originally, I’m from Russia, but I currently live in Thailand with my wife and our 4-year-old daughter. In the desert near Dubai How do you benefit from working at OTGS? What do you like the most about working remotely?...

June 23, 2022

WordCamp Europe 2022 – Ultimate Conference To Attend With Your Remote Team

WordCamp Europe is one of the two largest WordPress conferences in the world. And this year it came back as a live event! At OnTheGoSystems, we traditionally use WordCamp Europe conferences as an opportunity to get as many of our remote team members together as possible. Of course, it's also an awesome way to meet our clients and partners in person. WordCamp Europe 2022 in Porto WordCamp Europe 2022 was held in Porto, a coastal city in Portugal brimming with...

June 20, 2022

OTGS May News

In May, we released our big new version of the WooCommerce Multilingual plugin and a new version of Toolset that brings PHP 8 compatibility. We also continued working on great projects with our partners. WPML News WordPress 6.0 was released on May 24th so our WPML team made sure we are 100% compatible with it. Thanks to the in-depth testing we do for all WordPress releases, our developers managed to catch an important issue. It...

May 31, 2022

How To Set Healthy Boundaries At Work

Remote workers often have difficulty establishing a healthy work/life balance. Without a distinction between the workspace and personal space, work can easily start to feel like a 24/7 affair. This can lead to unnecessary stress and eventually, burnout. That’s why we encourage maintaining a healthy work-life balance and the importance of creating work boundaries. This month, we’re sharing some tips for a good working environment to help us live the best life we possibly can while doing our favorite jobs....

May 27, 2022