Archives for the tag: Life at Atlassian

When I moved from Baton Rouge, Louisiana to San Francisco in 2011 to work for Atlassian, I wasn't sure what to expect. From the outside, everything looked great. They even had these values that seemed to be a big deal. It didn't take long being on the inside to realize what an amazing place to work this truly was. And, how seriously they take the values. There is no #1 or "most important" value. They're all important and in all sorts of different ways and situations. In 2013, however, be the change

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Playing “hunger games” in Amsterdam for Room To Read

Recently some colleagues and I at Atlassian's Amsterdam office got to thinking about how privileged we are to have some of the best local food in our very own kitchen. Not just that...it's free of cost! We feel very blessed for this, and although we can't stop boasting about it to our family and friends, there's always a feeling in the back of our minds that not everyone is as lucky as we are...

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The Atlassian Pop-Up Hiring Team has returned to our Sydney HQ after a 10-day hiring tour around Australia: from Sydney to Canberra, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Adelaide. We hosted evening networking events in each city and offered interview opportunities during the day, all with the goal of finding the "best in our backyard."

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Pledge 1%: a new model for corporate philanthropy

Back when Atlassian was a very small company, we made a pledge to divert 1% of equity, 1% of product, 1% of profit, and 1% of employee time to charitable causes–a corporate philanthropy model pioneered by Salesforce. We made that pledge publicly so our customers and staff would hold us accountable. And it worked. Twelve years later, we have helped over 250,000 children in the developing world get an education they wouldn't otherwise have had access to through a partnership with the Room to Read foundation.

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If you didn't catch our announcement, in true Atlassian style, we've launched a Pop-Up Hiring Tour around Australia to bring our people, culture, and office directly to you. We're looking for the best and brightest talent in our own backyard to join our team and help unleash the potential in every team through the power of software. With more than 150 job opportunities available, we're making it as easy as possible to meet our team and find out all the things that make Atlassian unique. We launched

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Atlassian customers: 40,000 reasons to celebrate

2014 has been a banner year for Atlassian. We introduced JIRA Portfolio and Atlassian Enterprise, held our biggest and brightest Summit yet, and opened new offices in Manila and Austin, Texas. There's another milestone that hasn't been talked about as much as these others, but is incredibly meaningful for all Atlassians, especially Mike and myself: we now have more than 40,000 organizations as customers. Small company, big goals Back when we had less than 500 customers, Mike and I wondered

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