FB vs goldman

Sep 11, 2019 105 Comments

have a return offer from GS and a new grad offer from FB.

FB is offering more money but its in the bay area, GS is nyc.

FB offer is 118/150/25, GS is 100/35 signing/100 stocks (gave me this after i told em about FB)

NYC has women, bay area ive heard doesnt. bay area i need a car, NYC i dont. FB free food, NYC expensive food. Taxes similar.

How would you choose?

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TOP 105 Comments
  • McKinsey wSWp14
    What’s the big deal about working at Facebook? Seriously asking
    Sep 11, 2019 19
    • American Express / Strategy newbie19
      Yes but they also had to work for like 10
      Years mckinsey literally has only had to work for 5 years to reach to 450k granted PhD is work but still
      Sep 12, 2019
    • Chase
      ptgi36

      Chase

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      Neuberger Berman
      ptgi36more
      I’d leverage that PhD and go FAANG and you’d probably go over $600k if it’s quantitative
      Sep 12, 2019
  • Credit Karma ckgogo
    This is like choosing Penn State over Harvard for undergrad.
    Sep 11, 2019 2
    • Goldman Sachs nbqi06
      OP
      lol
      Sep 11, 2019
    • Amazon / Eng
      zaqwsxcde!

      Amazon Eng

      BIO
      Hmm
      zaqwsxcde!more
      LMAO - good one.

      /thread
      Sep 12, 2019
  • Apple / Eng 🐒codemonk
    FB NYC problem solved
    Sep 11, 2019 4
    • New / R&D
      VeoQ04

      New R&D

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      Check Point Software Technologies, Ltd.
      BIO
      Senior iOS developer and tech lead
      VeoQ04more
      Fb nyc thought its where it’s at as far as I see
      Lots of interesting teams and developments.
      And indeed not taking grads , only experienced
      Sep 11, 2019
    • Facebook YMVM33
      Many people are able to transfer after 1 or 2 years
      Sep 11, 2019
  • Chase
    ptgi36

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    Neuberger Berman
    ptgi36more
    FB by a long shot. GS is for people who can’t get into FB. Your raises and promotions will be crap and you’ll learn very little. Banks are not dynamic learning environments in tech.
    Sep 11, 2019 1
    • Wells Fargo / Finance
      ySNT34

      Wells Fargo Finance

      BIO
      Trying to get a tech job
      ySNT34more
      Yep. Feel like puking everyday.
      Sep 11, 2019
  • Google qpsi392n;$
    You're gonna be too broke for women either way
    Sep 11, 2019 5
    • Two Sigma blarh
      Imagine thinking you can get women in nyc with such a low tc
      Sep 12, 2019
    • Google qpsi392n;$
      I tried telling him this and they called me ugly.
      Sep 12, 2019
  • Google jimmy2222
    I don't think GS scales with YOE as much as FB does.
    Sep 11, 2019 1
    • Goldman Sachs nbqi06
      OP
      Correct
      Sep 11, 2019
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    • New / Eng huskie
      Is Marquee considered a good tech team within Goldman? How does it compare to Marcus?
      Sep 13, 2019
    • Goldman Sachs Shield01
      I am not sure Marquee is even a team. I think someone might have misspelled Marcus
      Sep 15, 2019
  • Facebook deus
    My 2 cents: join Facebook, then in a year start looking for a transfer to NYC. If you’re unable to get a position in NYC after 1.5-2 years, switch to a new company there. Your career will be well established and you will be able to dedicate the rest of your youth to dating.
    Sep 11, 2019 0
  • Twitter HezQ34
    Go to Facebook and then leave after a bit. I live in the Bay without a car and am also a new grad. it's really not terrible. Anyone saying there aren't women here is stupid Lol. It's not like there's not enough for you to date or find someone. You can always go back to doing fintech enter but FB is a better name and you'll learn more in a better environment. Just my 2 cents. Good luck!
    Sep 11, 2019 4
    • Twitter HezQ34
      Even if you to on 2 dates a week you're looking at a few uber rides here and there. Nothing that would actually put a dent in your money
      Sep 11, 2019
    • Facebook deus
      Unless he manages to find an Instagram SF team he will be working in Menlo Park which isn’t a great shuttle commute from the city. And while there are some women in SF there certainly are basically no single women in Silicon Valley.
      Sep 11, 2019
  • Bloomberg Pavd36
    I cannot come up one single reason that you want work for GS as a dev over FB.
    Sep 13, 2019 4
    • Chase
      ptgi36

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      Neuberger Berman
      ptgi36more
      Bruh live that Cali life and crush FB. F this dirty overcrowded crapfest where the subways never even work.
      Sep 13, 2019
    • Bloomberg 1048482919
      NYC is way overrated. I honestly dated better (smarter and equally hot) women in SF
      Sep 13, 2019

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