The journey continues at Magoosh for our racial justice work. Here is what we’ve been working on since our last update in 2020.
Author Archive | Bhavin Parikh
Bhavin sets the vision and strategy for Magoosh, along with whatever else needs to be done. With a BS/BA in Economics and Computer Science from Duke University and an MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley, he’s on a mission to change the way people learn and how they think about learning. Years ago, Bhavin played on several Nationals-level ultimate frisbee teams. Today, he’s our resident gelato connoisseur.
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The Journey Ahead for Our Racial Justice Work — A Letter from the CEO of Magoosh
Here at Magoosh, we’ve been outraged and heartbroken along with the rest of the world these past few weeks. We’ve been processing this internally as a team, and wanted first to be thoughtful in our support of one another—especially our Black colleagues—before drafting a response beyond our initial statement. George Floyd. Breonna Taylor. Tony McDade. […]
We (Still) Don’t Negotiate Salaries – Here’s Exactly How We Make It Work.
Specific steps we’ve taken over the past five years to promote equal pay using a no-salary negotiation policy. Nearly five years ago, I wrote about how we don’t negotiate salaries as a means of fostering fairness across our company and taking tangible steps to reduce wage gaps that are unfortunately inherent in the tech sector. […]
Behind the Scenes: The Magoosh Engineering Exercise
Stressful, inconsistent, and opaque. These are all words used to describe most engineering interviews. At Magoosh, we want to provide a better experience to engineering candidates, so we’re striving to create a more transparent process from start to finish. As part of that effort, I’d like to share some behind-the-scene details about one important stage […]
Our site went down and we’re sorry
July 24, 9:45am PDT We think we’ve stopped the attack, but we’re continuing the monitor. The site should be working for most students and we’ll continue looking into the issues. July 24, 9:15am PDT Unfortunately, we’re still experiencing issues and intermittent down time. It looks like someone is flooding our servers with “fake” traffic, also […]
Growth, Profit, and Consequences: What founders should know about the rise in tech layoffs and what we’re doing to prevent them here
Read to find out how Magoosh maintains a steady workforce in spite of layoffs in the tech industry.
There’s no ‘silver bullet’ to increasing diversity, but here’s how we’re making progress.
There is no simple solution to increasing diversity and inclusion. Our CEO shares our journey to create a more diverse and inclusive team at Magoosh.
Magoosh Hiring Process
The hiring process is often convoluted and confusing. At Magoosh, we believe in communication and transparency, so we’ve outlined our exact hiring process here.
Hire Slow, Fire Fast (But Do It Humanely)
Learn how to treat employees the way they deserve to be treated while also staying focused on your bottom line.
Magoosh Core Values
Learn about Magoosh culture and how it informs our everyday decisions.