- Microsoft Signing Bonus Hi, I’m joining Microsoft next month, however my STEM OPT ends in early June next year (2020). I got good package from them, but the offer letter says “In the unlikely event that you leave the company of your own violation prior to completing 12 months, the amount $50,000 (sign-on bonus) will not be
- OPT Hiring Rant I am aware that being on Visa makes it difficult to get hired. But I don't get why OPT candidate is less preferred over a candidate on H1B. After a lot of discussions with recruiters, I have come across a significant subset of companies that hire candidates already on H1B but don't hire OPT candida
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- Evaluate offer - Senior Engineer at Nordstrom Not LE. On H1B. STEM Masters from a reputed US school, Non CS background. Currently pursuing an MS CS part time which will complete sometime next year. About 5 years dev/data science experience prior to Amazon in a little known company. Currently SDE1 at Amazon/AWS for about 2 years now, 117 Base 8
- Switching company in stem opt while H1B petition can be approved. Hello. My current empoyer has filed my h1b visa and it has not yet been approved. I have my stem opt till 2020. I have an offer from Amazon that is 2x my current pay. I am planning to switch, but this visa confusion is causing some hesitation. I was planning to switch in my stem opt now. Instea
- Serious help only appreciated: stay or leave ? Need help evaluating 2 options: I am pretty much in a bad shape due to this premium processing cancellation thing. 2 YOE with MS in CS. I am currently on STEM OPT. This was my first H1b attempt, picked and no response yet (Neither approved nor RFE). 2 attempts still remaining. Working at a
- link Unconventional profile for a Netflix senior data scientist role, can an insider advise? Im an ex Amazonian with a stem PhD, but no formal training in ML. I left Amazon and since bolstered my ML credibility. Having friends who’ve made the move to Netflix, it seems likely I would be useful but I’m not sure where my profile would fit. I would be grateful if an insider, especially someon