Take the chance? Received "Greetings from Google" email
Received a "Greetings from Google" email earlier today. A recruiter reached out to me proposing to talk about potential opportunities at Google. I have 1 yr of engineering experience at Microsoft and have been thinking about changing a job (for better compensation, career growth etc.), however I do not feel being very well prepared at the time. (Didn't do leetcode/codeforces the last half year, workload has been high recently due to oncall, H1B approval is pending, etc.)
1.Did you receive similar emails? If so, how did it evolve / end up with? How did they find you (for me, I guess it's probably interviewed with Google or from my LinkedIn page)
2. Is this generally a great chance? (compared to friends referral, apply on their website directly, which I can do later per my own timeline) Does the email mean they are in good demand of engineers?
3. How should I respond to the email? To actively follow up and try to get a job interview, or to simply say "sorry next time"? Will there be any consequences then (e.g. if I turn them down this time)
Sincerely asking, thanks for any answers / experience sharing.