How our ERGs created change in our company and community in 2020
Flywheel has always held Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) as a top company priority in years past, but we wanted to make an even bigger… Read More
Flywheel’s successful remote internship program (+ how you can implement your own!)
It’s a privilege to be able to work remotely during these uncertain times. While the hope remains that we’ll all be in our offices by… Read More
Can your office space help your company be more inclusive?
When Flywheel first announced that we would be moving to the historic Ashton building, a 1900s millwork shop turned office and retail space in north… Read More
Hiring more people of color at your tech company is essential. Here’s why.
I am a Junior Designer at Flywheel and a Black designer who works in the tech industry. I’m a part of the 3% of professional… Read More
The story of Coaches: Taking corporate mentoring from cute to crucial
In late 2018, Flywheel was right in the middle of full-fledged scaling. We had 110 employees at the end of 2017, hired nearly 100 new… Read More
Why we created Ruby on Ales: A 3-phase training program
It’s no surprise that starting a tech company in the Midwest has its challenges, but something I get asked more often than not is, “Where… Read More
How Flywheel helped me find my seat at the table (and how I’m using it for good)
Being the only female minority in a room full of men has never been surprising (or upsetting) to me. It first happened when I was… Read More
A code girl’s journey to Flywheel
Flywheel loves to get involved in the communities we’re a part of. (In fact, it’s even one of our seven core values!) Whether it’s… Read More
Big news: Flywheel is joining WP Engine!
Flywheel started in 2012 with a strong, singular mission: to empower the millions of designers, developers, and agencies worldwide that build sites on WordPress. We… Read More
DFIUFEE, the band: How Flywheel’s in-house musical group came to be
Every January, Flywheel gathers for the annual Flywheelies, a soirée created for employees (and their significant others) to celebrate the previous year’s wins, drink… Read More
Flywheel went corporate for a day: Here’s the chaos that followed
Last Monday, Flywheel shut down as the dog-loving, scooter-riding, beer-drinking office everyone knows and loves and reopened as every Flywheeler’s worst nightmare: A dry,… Read More
Flywheel’s 7 core values (and how they help us do our best work!)
It’s no secret that Flywheel has grown quite a bit since our humble beginnings as a three-man operation back in 2012. (In fact, we were… Read More
How to shine in a Flywheel interview
Interviewing for a new job is stressful, especially when you think you’ve found the perfect position (and company). It can be difficult to find the… Read More
Fly Fest: A company retreat created by Flywheelers, for Flywheelers
It’s no surprise that retreats are engrained into Flywheel’s culture. It allows us to take a step back from our day-to-day lives, reflect on the… Read More
Camp Flywheel: Our 2018 internship program
We’ve reached the end of another summer here at Flywheel, which means our annual internship experience, Camp Flywheel, has come to a close! Each June,… Read More
We host company retreats 4 times a year – here’s why
That’s right. Four times a year, we take half a week to step out of our normal roles and come together at a retreat. I… Read More
Fly Community threw a party to help Flywheelers give back
At Flywheel, our core values are more than just phrases you’ll find in our handbook. They’re the credo for how we carry out… Read More
We made a 180-page Culture Book to celebrate 2017!
Things move fast around Flywheel, and 2017 was no different! We hit some audacious goals, expanded new teams and departments, and launched delightful… Read More
How we used an arcade to teach students about technology & teamwork
From the design community to the WordPress community to our local community in Omaha, Nebraska, Flywheel is actively invested and gives back to… Read More
A glimpse into Flywheel’s onboarding process
There aren’t many things we get more excited about here than welcoming new Flywheelers to the team! Luckily for us, New Hire Week happens just… Read More
Fresh fall Flywheelers
What a busy fall we’ve had! From our Q4 retreat to celebrating Flywheel’s fifth birthday to hiring nine new fabulous Flywheelers,… Read More
Behind the scenes of Camp Flywheel (our internship program!)
If you’ve been following along with us here at Life at Flywheel, you know we welcomed four smart and enthusiastic interns… Read More
Our great LaCroix taste-off of 2017
While one of our Flywheel values is “We are hungry,” we also stay thirsty. And when looking for something delightful to drink around the office,… Read More
We’re sold on three new Flywheelers!
It’s that time again – the Flywheel crew has expanded! We decided to add three amazing people to the Flywheel family, and in a rare… Read More
How we celebrate anniversaries at Flywheel!
Here at Flywheel, we love to celebrate our accomplishments. But even more importantly, we love to celebrate the members of our Flywheel family! Besides monthly… Read More
Summer is here, and so are new Flywheelers!
School may be out for summer, but Camp Flywheel (our super fly internship program) is officially in session! We’ve welcomed four new interns to the team,… Read More
Our bright and shiny new office!
When Flywheel first started, we were just a few people in a coworking space. In 2014, we hit a major milestone and moved into our… Read More
Celebrating the Silicon Prairie (and Technologist of the Year!)
This week we got to attend the Silicon Prairie Awards, a night of recognizing the greatest minds in the midwest, right here in Omaha! In… Read More
April showers bring new Flywheelers!
We hired seven new friends to work at Flywheel, so after training was complete, one of our first orders of business was to get the… Read More
What it’s like to be an intern at Camp Flywheel
Ever wondered what it’s like to be an intern at Flywheel? We asked some of our past interns (now full-time employees!), what it… Read More