Bloomberg Prestige

New VCCu35
Nov 15, 2019 22 Comments

I am a new grad who got an offer from Bloomberg.
148. base
25k sign on
20. bonus

It sounds like a great offer but Im just curious how Bloomberg is viewed in the industry comapred to Apple (where i have an offer)

Does one over the other make a difference on my resume? My main concern is Bloomberg doesn’t have levels and Apple is offering ICT3

Is switching from Bloomberg to lets say Google harder than Apple to Google?


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TOP 22 Comments
  • Credit Karma 🐨Koala
    Apple is a tech company, Bloomberg is not.
    Forget prestige, learning at Apple will be higher than Bloomberg.
    Nov 15, 2019 8
    • Credit Karma 🐨Koala
      @horsefly I am not implying Bloomberg is not good place for career, I am saying between Apple and Bloomberg, Apple gives more opportunity to learn and grow than Bloomberg.
      If someone thinks Bloomberg > Apple then I have nothing to argue!
      OP has a choice here, OP is not asking Bloomberg review, OP is asking Bloomberg vs Apple!
      Nov 15, 2019
    • Bloomberg Horsefly
      That's fair. I would go the one with higher TC. And to all young people I have to say: don't stop preparing for interviews. Loyalty doesn't pay.
      Nov 15, 2019
  • Facebook / Mktg NGtd88
    I see people moving to Google from gagagugu companies like so unknown I don't even know what they do. If your resume is noticed and you get interview you have the same chance as anyone else
    Nov 15, 2019 0
  • Sprint / Sales

    Sprint Sales

    Account Executive in NYC
    Congrats on the offer! Funny you mention this because one of my closest friends started off at Bloomberg then got hired away at Google.
    Nov 15, 2019 0
  • Man all these CS career related forums are starting to look like wallstreetoasis. I can't wait for people here to unironically chase after jobs at Albertsons because they hire fewer folks and is therefore more prestigious a la finance idiots chasing after internships at Deutsche Bank
    Nov 15, 2019 3
    • Bloomberg Horsefly
      ^ truth
      Nov 15, 2019
    • Apple 3id7w
      It is about TC and potential earnings in the future..
      Nov 17, 2019
  • Uber 󠀠
    Bloomberg is ok. Of all the meh companies they are pretty good but a clear otherwise step down from most tech firms
    Nov 15, 2019 0
  • New AYse07
    Bloomberg is good. A lot of good companies outside of the Bay. It’s just Blind is too focused in the Bay.
    Nov 29, 2019 0
  • Bloomberg YHTp12
    Nov 15, 2019 0
  • Microsoft ILoveTC
    What is Bloomberg?
    Nov 15, 2019 0
  • Capital One sakL14
    Are you a grad student? This is very high for bbg.
    Nov 16, 2019 2
    • New VCCu35
      Nov 17, 2019
    • Capital One sakL14
      Is this a normal Bloomberg offer for 2020? Did you have serious C++ skills or is this how far Bloomberg has bumped up the offer from last year?
      Nov 17, 2019


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