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Company Culture


How We Encourage Side Hustles

When creativity is one of your company’s core values, you get to work alongside some super-talented people. And when super-talented people have good ideas, things like Freddie’s Makers Market happens. It all started with an email from Ashe, one of our Billing Coordinators. “I was thinking, as we get closer to the holidays, what if …

Developing Interview Skills Through Practice

An interview can be a terrifying thing. The only way to get better at them is practice, but getting that practice can be tricky, too. In a 1:1 conversation with MailChimp’s VP of Development, Eric Muntz, I’d mentioned an idea for using my 16 hours of volunteer time. We’d been talking about an internal event …

What We Learned About Radical Candor From Kim Scott

Humility is one of MailChimp’s core values, and it can manifest in our daily lives in a variety of ways, from accidentally broadcasting silence during our weekly radio shows to admitting failure to hundreds of our peers. Recently we had the opportunity to have Kim Scott, author of bestseller Radical Candor: Be a Kickass Boss Without Losing …

Empowering 150 HBCU Students at SXSW

As our plane departed Atlanta for Austin, a single question nagged me: “How are we going to make the most of this for the students?” Our objective was to play a part in the HBCU@SXSW program, which aims to “diversify the innovation, entrepreneurship and investment ecosystem for all…by bringing the smartest and brightest minority college …

Riding Through National Bike Month With Priority Bicycles

Bicycles are an important part of our culture at MailChimp. Many of our 800 employees bike to work, so we built a bike room that boasts storage for more than 100 bikes, as well as locker rooms with showers so our employees could freshen up before starting their day. We believe in and encourage considerate …

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