What is the hardest company to get into?

Jul 13, 2018 36 Comments

Fang? NASA? McDonalds? You the people discuss.

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  • NASA isn’t as hard as you’d think.
    Jul 13, 2018 8
    • Microsoft infdc
      NASA was the elite in the 60’s and 70’s. Now it’s mostly forced diversity hires doing project management.
      Jul 13, 2018
    • SAIC / Other lafW00
      You know you just sound like someone who lost out on a job to a minority and use "diversity hires" as an excuse for not getting the job. I just left there and there was literally 1 black male in my entire 4 story building. 90% of the staff on center was white males over 40.
      Jul 25, 2018
  • Amazon / Eng Ajfjdjdjab
    Imo.im, 5R, Jane Street..... RenTech
    Jul 13, 2018 1
    • Oracle kjdndj
      Voleon
      Jul 29, 2019
  • Google CountryMac
    Boston Consulting Group or McKinsey
    Jul 13, 2018 8
    • Amazon Uhhuhthisn
      Avg tech talent with an MBA make 200k straight out of bschool. Potential to earn 500k-1M after a decade or so (director/GM). After 1M I think I’d call any additional financial gains diminishing. I’d start to concentrate more on culture, type of work, wlb, flexibility etc. Tech is famous for all those things, finance/PE is not. It’s a never ending death march to the elusive 7 figure salary which will eventually end up in a lawyer’s bank account after your wife/husband divorces you due to the crippling corporate lifestyle you’re expected to endure.

      No thanks.
      Jul 14, 2018
    • Citadel opm_opm
      👆 This
      I worked at a hedge fund, got very close to 7 figure comp. Thinking of moving to tech now, because there's hard to get a sense of purpose in finance.
      Jul 15, 2018
  • Companies with no open hc.
    Jul 13, 2018 1
  • Microsoft / Product @zzz
    Getting tenure ship at top universities. Also hard.
    Jul 13, 2018 0
  • Amazon / Eng Benny Lava
    Navy Seal
    Jul 13, 2018 1
    • Amazon Uhhuhthisn
      Seal Team 6 even harder.
      Jul 14, 2018
  • LinkedIn Missswann
    Any position that you’re under qualified.
    Jul 14, 2018 0
  • Workday / Other Workbeing
    The Trump Organization
    Jul 13, 2018 0
  • Intel / Eng
    steady

    Intel Eng

    BIO
    Hardware quality and reliability professional
    steadymore
    National Labs
    Jul 13, 2018 3
    • Capital One Fone
      Sandia? A friend of mine in PhD worked there in Summer. It didn’t sound hard to get into.
      Jul 13, 2018
    • Twitch FUI
      How’s TC like?
      Jul 13, 2018
  • Microsoft infdc
    Computer Associates
    Jul 13, 2018 0

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