“While there’s no one path to convincing your company to let you do your dream job, career professionals say it’s critical to figure out how your aspirations and interests intersect with the company’s needs. From there, it’s about convincing your company to let you pursue those goals.”— How to Create Your Dream Job Inside a Company (Adobe 99U)
I think about this a lot.
Arriving at GoDaddy nearly five years ago brought me into a company that’s perfectly aligned to the stuff I did for years out of personal interest.
The potential of what we can do at GoDaddy keeps me going, and it’s why I’ve stuck around for so long. (Anything over 2 years seems to be an eternity in tech.)
Things can always change, but for now? Everything I want to do, I can see myself doing with GoDaddy.