The journey continues at Magoosh for our racial justice work. Here is what we’ve been working on since our last update in 2020.
Is There Room for Me in Tech?
In this post, we’ll break down how the Magoosh interview process works, plus tips on how to prepare!
Peoplism Roadmap: How We Examined DEIB at Magoosh
In this post, we share how and why we chose to dig deeper into DEIB at Magoosh, as well as the results of our work with Peoplism and our plan for the future.
Magoosh’s Diversity Goals
A few years ago, we took a look in the mirror and realized that our team was not representative of our student base and that our products do not yet equitably serve all students. That’s why, in 2018, Magoosh set up our first employee diversity goals. Today, I want to share a little bit about […]
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. […]
COVID-19: Working through the new normal
Given that COVID-19 is on everyone’s minds right now, especially our extended Magoosh family —our prospective candidates, students, employees— we wanted to share how Magoosh has responded from an operations perspective during this crisis. We have been lucky enough to be in a financial position to weather this storm and support our communities as we […]
Away They Go: Introducing Paid Sabbaticals At Magoosh
Although I now work in operations, finance and HR, I started my career as a public school teacher in Washington, DC. Towards the end of my five-year teaching career, I started to really dread going to work. Teaching is a hard and demanding job, and it was taking its toll on me emotionally. (Note: this […]
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. […]
Want to Hire the Best Candidates? Add Salary Ranges to Your Job Descriptions
Here’s how we’ve approached equal pay through salary transparency, and how you can too. What would happen if all salaries at your company became public today — everyone found out what everyone else was paid? Would an employee be upset to learn that they were being paid less than their peers of equal experience? Would […]
How to Reduce Biases When Giving Raises
A star employee walks into your office with another job offer in hand, and asks for a raise. Would you give them one? We wouldn’t. At Magoosh, we make every effort to avoid a situation like the one above, but we don’t negotiate on salary. Bhavin, our CEO, already wrote about our rationale here. Now […]