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- I Belong at Amazon I have a strong desire to be an Amazonian, but have found it exceptionally hard to get a simple phone interview. A few years ago, I joined Microsoft immediately after graduation and was ecstatic. At that time, I didn’t get any bites from Amazon. Not taking the opportunity right in front of me for g
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- Uber Freight vs Amazon Alexa Skills Hi, how would you guys picking the following teams: Uber Freight SDE I in SF and Amazon Alexa Skills SDE I in Irvine, CA The compensation are similar, which one would you choose for career advancement, living costs, and etc. How’s Uber Freight culture? Does it have a positive outlook? Will it hav
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