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- Is $250k salary realistic for 2 yoe engineer I have 2 years of experience and I currently work at Facebook. I set my LinkedIn to “not looking but open to new opportunities”. A 3rd party recruiter reached out. He said he was hiring for a well funded block chain startup with a budget of $250k-$750k for software engineers. He confirmed that the i
- link Facebook: Order of steps after onsite So I'm in the post interview anxiety phase after an onsite at FB and trying to understand the process and also want to write this out for others who are in my situation. After talking to my recruiter and after browsing through the posts here in blind, I think here are the steps. (Q1==>) Can somebod
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- vote Internships between Oath/Yahoo APM vs. MongoDB PM Hello: I'm trying to decide between two internships Oath/Yahoo APMs and MongoDB. I'd appreciate hearing some inputs to make a good decision. If you have worked/interned at these companies, I'd love to hear your thoughts, too! 1. Pay doesn't matter much since I'm focusing on diversifying my skills a
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- link The peeps who matter at Lyft Good write up from The Information. The People Who Matter at Lyft Below are 104 of the top employees at the ride-hailing company, including operations (the biggest group) and two organizations that are gaining importance within the company—growth and autonomous vehicle research. Employees a
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