Your mission, should you choose to accept it

Sep 7 19 Comments

I’ll keep this short
$100k+ gross a year driving mostly for Lyft (with some Uber) was possible in 2018, not so much anymore. I earned about $75k working a 9 and a half months full time in the DMV (DC, Maryland, Virginia). It’s now time to jump ship before I drown in debt.

Can you team me what i need to know in order to land a job within 6 months? Inexchange for your time and effort, i will pay you a percentage of my salary should you gain employment in an engineering/developer role for longer than 3 months. I will pay more if I am able to land a job within 3 months. If I get a higher paying job within the first 12 months, you will be entitled to the difference. Theoretically speaking, if this works, you should be able to replicate this and make more money. You can accept the offer as an individual or as a team, the payout remains the same.

I do know know some basics but my problem is I always run into a wall and have no one to explain it to me. I am willing to relocate almost anywhere in order to land a job.

6 months
Under $150k - 15% of my salary for 18 months
Over $150k - 17% of my salary for 18 months

3 months
Under $150k - 20% of my salary for 12 months
Over $150k - 27% of my salary for 12 months

My preferences. I am willing to learn what will land me a job fastest.
-Fullstack Engineer
-Mobile App developer
-Software Engineer

I am 24 years old.


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TOP 19 Comments
  • Apple


    “I’ll keep this short”
    Sep 7 0
  • Cisco Atin lay
    how do I report a post for shit quality on blind?
    Sep 7 0
  • eBay 0x41/0x41
    If you really want to make 150k a year, there are no real shortcuts. You have to be motivated and grind through it like everyone else. Once you get the job you’re going to need strong skills to meet expectations.

    Take some college cs classes, and focus only on learning, get an internship, never give up.
    Sep 7 1
  • New / Strategy poorPaul
    CS50, MIT 6.001x, MIT 6.046 in that order
    Sep 7 3
  • Tesla lambdaq
    You sound like Indian consultancies
    Sep 7 0
  • Google ysTs12
    You sound like my distant friend who lost his grandfather and now has $30M but wants a partner to help take care of his business in exchange of $20M
    Sep 7 0
  • Bloomberg / Eng F.U. money
    Why is everybody so mean...

    Idk man, we just hired a girl with an anthropology degree and a month long boot camp on her resume. If you don’t get hired we can argue blatant gender discrimination which is painfully obvious.

    The only offer I was able to get in the last 4 months was for 224K in a non-profitable company and I have two Computer Science degrees from very top schools and over 8 years of experience. I strongly exceed expectations at work, yet I obviously can’t teach you anything because I can’t get a job myself.
    Sep 8 2
    • New kplay
      So why didn't u take the 224k offer?
      Sep 8
    • New naked
      What boot camp did she go to lmao
      Sep 27
  • Darkstore grayworm
    Idk I’m gonna have to go with the 6pc nugget meal today
    Sep 7 0
  • Google Zergling
    Check out Lambda School. It’s great.
    Sep 8 1
    • New naked
      You know any Lambda grads that got hired @ Google? Lambda is the biggest boot camp by far but have pretty lacking FAANG outcomes..
      Sep 27
  • MailChimp Ht67845
    There are a ton of boot camps offering delayed payment similar to what you’re suggesting. They have (somewhat) trained staff, an actual curriculum, and job hunt support. Both parties would have to be some kind of stupid to accept this deal; there’s too much risk on both sides.
    Sep 8 0
  • New kplay
    Wtf did I just read. This shit real?
    Sep 7 0
  • Facebook public2
    Sep 7 0