- Seattle shows San Francisco and New York how to fix the housing crisis It turns out supply and demand isn't a right wing conspiracy after all 🤷♂️ https://www.vox.com/2015/12/23/10657690/seattle-housing-crisis
- vote Do most Americans condone the nukes on Japan? I was having a conversation with someone from Amazon today and this person mentioned that the nukes on Japan were justified. I personally feel that it is quite psychotic to defend this act. Not to include in the poll but this person also condoned that the murder of almost 200.000 civilians in Iraq
- Redmond girl friend possibilities. How difficult or how easy it is to get a gf in Redmond. If not GF, how about hookups? Dont say depends on how you look. Assume for an average looking guy working at Microsoft. Moving from New York, so need above info.
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- link Amazon to abandon plans for NY headquarter The decision comes amid a flood of criticism from some state constituents and officials since the company announced it planned to come to New York last fall https://finance.yahoo.com/news/amazon-abandons-plans-for-new-york-headquarters-165803277.html Amazon said in a statement Thursday that it is a
- vote Does Trump want to make America white again? He told three Americans born in the us to go back to their country. https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.nytimes.com/2019/07/14/us/politics/trump-twitter-squad-congress.amp. AOC Was born in New York Rashida Tlaib was born in Detroit Ayanna Presley was born in Chicago. Is it even debatable at all tha
- link Is Q on the case?? https://www.newsweek.com/trumps-longtime-friend-jeffrey-epstein-arrested-sex-trafficking-minors-florida-new-york-1447908 "I've known Jeff for fifteen years. Terrific guy. He's a lot of fun to be with. It is even said that he likes beautiful women as much as I do, and many of them are on the younger
- Menlo Park, Seattle or New York for FB new grad? My fb recruiter is asking me about my preferred location for fte. I'm undecided. What are the pros and cons for each as well as the headcounts? I personally prefer Seattle or NY to Menlo Park. But I heard being at HQ will provide me with better career growth prospects TC: Currently just a rising s
- Amazon or Facebook I got offers from Amazon and Facebook Facebook E4- Base - 160k with 10% bonus Stocks - 76k dollars / year Tc - 253k Amazon matched Facebook L5 - Base - 160k Stocks/bonus - 96k Tc - 256k Yoe - 2 years with masters The offers are pretty comparable except the Facebook offer is in ny and Amazon
- Google L3 vs. AWS L5 vs. Compass Senior SWE Offers EDIT: Google upped offer to 280k, added more notes Narrowed it down to 3 offers, looking for insight. Google L3 Mountain View Pending team match TC: 250k -> 280k - Googles been the dream - got downleveled to L3 - with stock refesh/perf bonus, will be close to 300k after 2 years - semi-quick L4 pro
- Should we move to Bay/ New York from Chicago? Hi all, We are a couple working in Chicago. I’m a principal data scientist in a tech startup firm. My husband is a quant in a prop trading firm. Both of us have been working full time for 6+ years now. As a family, we are making $400k+ total last year in Chicago. Last year is not a particular good
- link Can this person please come forward? I know he is here with us. https://www.barstoolsports.com/barstoolu/the-angriest-little-man-in-new-york-berates-all-the-women-in-bagel-boss-because-hes-5-feet-tall-and-nobody-will-date-him-on-dating-sites
- Why so many people says Samsung has toxic culture? Actually, I work here. But I don’t get why many people says working here is bad because of the culture. Let’s give examples. For staff engineer, the base is around $200,000 with about 15% cash bonus . And almost every time you can get 100%~150% of the promised bonus. Also for perks, they have the be
- Single people do you live in New York or San Francisco ? Which city is better for a single person ?
- vote [Weekly Poll] Amazon's corporate greed defeated! ... says the newest torchbearer of the Democratic Socialists of America. Is this a good move for New York? Amazon?
- Salary for Level 3 Management Consultant in New York. I am offered a Managing Associate (Associate, Senior Assoc., Managing Assoc., Manager) role with AccountAbility, for their New York office. TC - 75k. Is’nt it low? @Big4 @ManagingAssociate
- link Amazon HQ2 Is the wait over? https://www.marketwatch.com/story/amazon-to-announce-new-york-city-and-northern-virginia-as-new-headquarters-sites-2018-11-12?siteid=rss&rss=1
- Google v/s Facebook offer I just had a Facebook on-site and the interview went amazing. I’m expecting a strong offer from Facebook. Facebook said the min time they to make an offer is one week. On the other hand, I’ve a google offer deadline of this Friday. Google Rec isn’t ready to push the deadline. Google- L3, 191K, 211K
- link Trumps buddy trafficked under-aged girls and Trump's Secretary Of Labor covered it up “I’ve known Jeff for 15 years. Terrific guy,” Trump told New York magazine in 2002. “He’s a lot of fun to be with. It is even said that he likes beautiful women as much as I do, and many of them are on the younger side. No doubt about it—Jeffrey enjoys his social life.” https://www.newsweek.com/jef
- SWE internship: rejected FB, now regret Long story short, 2 weeks ago, I had an offer from FB and a host matching "Offer" from Google. I should've just taken the FB offer, but I chose the Google one instead. Now, I realize how fickle host matching can be. Hindsight is 20/20. My question is, should I reach back out to FB and ask if they c
- What are the best tech companies to work for in New York? I want to move to New York. What are the best, highest paying tech companies to work for?
- link Trump was right on trade > But it turns out that Trump’s story of US manufacturing decline was much closer to being right than the story of technological progress being spun in Washington, New York, and Cambridge. https://qz.com/1269172/the-epic-mistake-about-manufacturing-thats-cost-americans-millions-of-jobs/
- link European Americans lol Woman Is Fired After Video Shows Her Blocking a Black Man From His Condo - The New York Timeshttps://apple.news/ANSGBzwrpQv-AQ9pFq3kn0w
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- link Sorry New York, no returns accepted until 2020. 😂😂 https://www.dailywire.com/news/43525/ocasio-cortez-displays-her-economics-genius-once-hank-berrien
- link IBM is the top employer 🤣 https://finance.yahoo.com/news/ibm-glassdoor-gen-z-193615566.html The Armonk, New York-based tech company topped Glassdoor's list for top employers for Generation Z. Fake news everywhere, even non politics. Main stream media has fallen so much.
- Amazon SDE-2 Sde-2 at seattle . Amazon retail. Base 155K Year 1 98k Year 2 74k Stock: 105 ( 5 , 15 , 40,40 ) Yoe: 10+ , current TC : 210 , SSE-1 East Coast - new jersey , new York
- How to transition to quant investment role? i worked on a desk (big investment company) helping traders and PMs on the analytics and risk side for almost 3 years. Required both technical and communicative skills. Every year mark i would get reach outs from recruiters to apply for various positions that in hindsight wouldve been a good move fo
- Amazon New York Location Does anyone know where the AWS office is in New York, NY? I'm having a hell of a time locating it.
- How to make a quick thousand or two? Tried to pull off a business, failed, lost some money in trading... long story short, I have $1k left in my bank account. $2.5k credit card debt. Starting a new position as a Golang engineer (base 200k, low latency tech) in a few weeks. What are the best ways to make a few thousands to pay off debts
- Rate my offer Hi everyone, could you please rate my offer and advise me what would be the cap I should negotiate to! Employer- FIS global(fidelity national information services) Experience- 2 years Position- Software Engineer II Location- New York (Long Island) Compensation- 90K
- link Google NYC headcount Not sure if it is because of bad timing or other reasons, Google NYC teams currently has almost no headcount, especially for L3/L4. It is very probable that there are a huge number of candidates with positive interview results waiting to match a team just like me. I had two match calls in my first w
- If you did not sign documents in an Emergency Room, are you legally required to pay? I went to a hospital emergency room in New York. Now they billed me for $4000. Now I had refused to sign any documents with them related to payment, during my visit. Given that I did not sign any documents, am I legally required to pay? Can they send my bill to collections even though there is no
- Seattle or NYC ? Received an offer from Amazon for either Seattle or to be virtual in New York. Are there any major reasons to come to Seattle? Is the "Seattle freeze" really a thing? I'd also love to hear from any NYC-ers who made the move and their thoughts on it. A little conflicted: a) I currently reside in NY
- vote London vs Seattle vs San Frans vs New York vs Zurich Where do you prefer to work and live, and why? WLB, compensation, starting a family, career path etc.
- In progressive bay area, people don't treat you with respect Disclaimer, I am not talking about every person I met but just a general observation. I am not from this country, don't look or talk the way "I should" (because I have an accent). I have a ton of work experience and also doctorate level of education from the most prestigious unis in the us. When I m
- Girls - how/where do you like being approached by guys? Girls - I'm new to bay area and I've found that a lot of (not all) girls don't like being approached by guys in bars/ clubs. I've tried with not much luck. It worked in New York. I don't see guys approaching girls in the streets, markets, meetups, etc. either. Aside from apps, friend circles, how
- link California's economy is now the 5th-biggest in the world, and has overtaken the United Kingdom https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.businessinsider.com/california-economy-ranks-5th-in-the-world-beating-the-uk-2018-5 Old news California 5th Largest Texas 11th Largest New York 13th Largest California has more immigrants than any other state 1 out of 3 Around 30% are immigrants born outside US
- New York Knicks fans, y'all doing okay tonight? 🏀 Let me know if you need someone to talk to...
- vote Is it OK to increase my TC expectation after having an initial talk with the recruiter? So I recently had a conversation with this recruiter in New York City who had emailed me a bunch of times before but I missed those emails and turns out that in one of his emails he had written that the compensation offered was $40,000 more than what I quoted him on the call !!! 😒 I have yet not se
- New York (450k) vs Seattle(300k) I am currently in Seattle making 300k with family ( 2 kids). I have my own house. Would you suggest moving to NY? I have been offered 450 k
- What is growth and compensation like in Uber Bangalore? Currently an L4 in Google new york. Planning to move back to India. Wondering how Uber Bangalore is. TC: 300k YOE: 4
- Palantir compensation for L3 Does anyone know any numbers for Palantir L3 offers? Role is in New York. This is NOT for a FDE position. Current TC: 150k in Seattle, 1 yoe
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- Jobs & Life around New York & New Jersey We are currently in Bay Area, planning to move out soon. One of the places we are considering is around New York and New Jersey area. But we don't have much friends whom we ask. We plan to visit one of the distant cousins but need crowd averages 😊. Our concerns are, - Are there descent number of j
- Should I move to New York? Currently in CA (Not Bay Area), and offer from current company at 103k (base) + 5.5 (bonus) + 10k (joining bonus). Have an offer from Bloomberg LP in New York at 142k(base) + 18k(bonus) + 10k (relocation). My plan is to study and move to a FAANG within a year. Pros for New York: 1. If I move to N
- link NYC edging toward bankruptcy Thanks liberals. https://nypost.com/2019/03/09/new-york-city-is-edging-toward-financial-disaster-experts-warn/ And we know what comes next https://mobile.twitter.com/billdeblasio/status/1104761249613656064
- NYC: Third roommate wanted for luxury apt (also ideal for couples) We are applying for a lease in an incredible apartment in Hudson Yards/Midtown West in New York and are looking for someone to take the master bedroom with en-suite bathroom. The apartment is very large, on a high floor, has floor to ceiling windows, river views, in-unit washer/dryer, dishwasher, c
- vote Immigrants, would you still come to the US if US only has boring states like Mississippi? What if there were no sillicon valley, Seattle and New York in the US. Would you still immigrate to the US and live in boring states such as Kansas, Mississippi, Alabama and Ohio?
- vote New York Abortion Law https://www-m.cnn.com/2019/01/23/health/new-york-abortion-measures-trnd/index.html?r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com%2F What do you think of this new law? Do you support it?
- Amazon vs Bloomberg for New Grad SDE Hi, I have received offers from Amazon (Seattle) and Bloomberg (New York) for New Grad SDE role. Being a new grad position, I don't know the teams I will be working with at both these companies. The offers are comparable with Bloomberg offering a higher base and Amazon offering RSUs. Which compa
- Where do people working in New York live? Don’t tell me New Jersey. I am moving to NYC soon and would like to know good apartments in Manhattan/Brooklyn area. I would love to not stay in New Jersey especially Jersey City.
- link AOC Reaction to Amazon Fascinating logic - New York was going to give Amazon roughly a 10% discount on its 20 year tax horizon. AOC thinks she should take this now non existent revenue and spend it on teachers? Why would you need teachers if people don’t have a job when they graduate? I mean, besides bartending. https