OnTheGoSystems News

Julia Kovaleva on Riding the Creative Wave and Experiencing the Magic of Travel

Our Star of the Month Julia Kovaleva tells us about the benefits of remote work, why you should love what you do, and why traveling is the cheat code to life.  Julia, tell us about yourself. I am from Minsk, Belarus. My whole family lives here. I have a younger sister, who graduated from high school 2 years ago. She is into illustration, so you could say that we are both riding the “creative wave”. On weekends, I usually have...

December 1, 2022

WordCamp Nepal 2022: First-Hand Experiences of OTGSians

WordCamp Nepal 2022 took place in Bharatpur, Nepal on November 5–6, 2022 and ended with new friends and valuable knowledge. This year, we also took part in organizing and sponsoring the event. It was a memorable and special experience, and we’re excited to share our memories from it with you. Greetings from Nepal A city in southern central Nepal, Bharatpur is the perfect place for nature lovers. It is located on the banks of the Narayani river and is surrounded...

November 28, 2022

Beyond Work: How OTGSians Contribute to the WordPress Community

Here at OnTheGoSystems, WordPress is at the core of what we do. However, we also have a deep connection to the software through our team members, who are regular contributors to the WordPress community.  WordPress is best known for being the world’s most popular content management system, but what really makes it powerful is the way it was built. WordPress has grown into the strong software it is today thanks to the hard work and contributions of thousands of people...

October 28, 2022

Jakub Bis on Living in the Tropics and Working Successfully Across Different Time Zones

Star of the Month Jakub Bis tells us about how living in the Philippines is a dream come true, his initial feelings towards WordPress, and why he can’t imagine going back to the office. Jakub, tell us about yourself. I am a software developer from Poland. I studied computer science in Krakow and spent some time working there after graduating.  I’ve always hated winters and the cold, so it didn’t take long for me to start dreaming about moving to...

October 25, 2022

Team Retreat: A Week of Spectacular Scenery and Hospitality in Nepal

When you’re working remotely, you’re separated from some of your team members by hundreds and thousands of miles. On a daily basis, you rely on technology to bring you together. So when the opportunity to meet in person arises, it’s bound to be a memorable experience.  The Evolution of OTGS Team Meetings For globally distributed teams, organizing a company-wide meeting is far from easy. But here at OnTheGoSystems, we’ve always found a way to make it happen. Pre-pandemic, our entire...

October 18, 2022

Shekhar Bhandari on Looking at the Bright Side and Taking Chances

Star of the Month Shekhar Bhandari tells us about the importance of using an individual approach to each client and why even a 1% chance of success is more than enough. Shekhar, tell us about yourself I’m an extremely optimistic person, so you can call me "Optimistic Shekhar"! :) If you’re wondering why, it’s because I take on any challenge that comes my way, even if it seems like there’s only a 1% chance of succeeding. Although I have failed...

September 19, 2022

The Remote Work Must-Haves You Never Knew You Needed

It may seem like all you need to work from home is a computer, a good internet connection, and a space you can call your office. But it turns out there are gadgets that can help you take working from home to the next level. One of the advantages of working remotely is that you can design your workspace from scratch. Sure, the idea of working from your couch seems great at first, but it can eventually be distracting and...

September 12, 2022

Game, Set, and Match: From Support to App Development

Radu Constantin has been an OTGSer since 2019, but a lot has changed since he first joined. Here’s how a curious mind and knack for coding helped Radu develop his career. Radu, tell us a bit about yourself Hi, I’m Radu Constantin, born and raised in Iasi, Romania. I'm a sports enthusiast (meaning that I'm not good at sports, but I put my all into them!). In my free time, I like to learn new things, improve my current skills,...

September 2, 2022

Alejandro Sanchez on Living a Life Filled With Passion and Finding Your Calling

July’s Star of the Month Alejandro Sanchez tells us about some of his hidden talents, how he tricks himself into doing things, and why the remote lifestyle chose him. Alejandro, tell us about yourself I'm a Venezuelan guy living in southern Italy with over 15 years of experience in "all things WordPress". This includes blogging, SEO, website promotion, e-commerce, and so many more things. I've both had and built websites using free/premium themes, and even built my own theme and...

August 19, 2022

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