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Tech employees are selling referrals online to job candidates for under $50 to help them get hired at Google, Facebook, and other industry giants

A website is allowing prospective tech employees to anonymously purchase a job referral from existing tech workers for $20 to $50 apiece. Rooftop Slushie, created by the makers of techie chat favorite Blind, has hosted 11,000 referral transactions since it was launched in 2019. Facebook and Google referrals are the most popular. The "vendors" are established employees at companies like Amazon, Google, and Twitter who can become verified on the website and vet candidate submissions before accep...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Hbo, Trends, Silicon Valley, Kim, Gizmodo, Blind, Slushie, Google Facebook, Google Amazon, Amazon Google, Nelson Big Head Bighetti, Seth King, Melia Russell


Inside the world of Silicon Valley's 'coasters' — the millionaire engineers who get paid gobs of money and barely work

The least-secret secret in the Valley is called "resters and vesters," or "coasters" – which refers to engineers who get paid big bucks without doing too much work, waiting for their stock to vest. We talked to engineers in the "rest and vest" world who explained how it happens and how they spend their days. As cushy as it sounds, there are some real career risks and pitfalls for doing this rest-and-vest thing. On a sunny summer morning, a Facebook engineer woke up to go to work but felt ill....
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Hbo, Microsoft, Trends, Larry Page, Silicon Valley, Seattle, Oracle, Alphabet, Medina, Ruth Porat, Diane Greene, Valley


This 'Silicon Valley' star just revealed who his character is based on

Since its debut back in 2014, "Silicon Valley" has sparked debate on who in the tech world inspired the show's motley crew of characters. Richard is Mark Zuckerberg, Erlich is Sean Parker, Laurie is Marissa Mayer, and so on. Nelson "Big Head" Bighetti, played by Josh Brener, has remained a mystery. He climbed the ranks at Google-inspired tech giant Hooli to become "co-head dreamer" of the moonshot division; landed a profile in Wired (for real); and went on to acquire Pied Piper. But Big Head di...
Tags: Google, Trends, Silicon Valley, Richard, Marissa Mayer, Peter Sellers, Brener, Josh Brener, Hooli, Nelson Big Head Bighetti, Chauncey Gardiner


Tech workers are sending this 'Silicon Valley' star some surprising pictures from their offices

If you've watched "Silicon Valley," you're probably wondering: Is "rest and vest" a real thing? In season three, the sweet and utterly useless Nelson "Big Head" Bighetti learns he's been promoted at the Google-inspired tech giant Hooli, but is unassigned to any project teams. Confused, he joins a group of other unassigned employees squandering the days left in their contracts on the company roof. There's a lot of this going on. Turns out, "rest and vest" is real. When a startup is acquired by ...
Tags: Google, Trends, Silicon Valley, Erlich, Pied Piper, Brener, Josh Brener, Hooli, Nelson Big Head Bighetti


Silicon Valley T-Shirts: New season airing soon

Dear Erlich Bachman, I’m probably the only one that missed you and that’s because you’re a douche but you’re my favorite character in Silicon Valley and I freaking can’t wait for it to air on April 24th, that’s a Sunday, can’t get any better than that. Season 3 of Silicon Valley (24th April) What to expect: – Richard Hendricks is going to have a shot at getting his Piped Piper back. – He has the support of his team mates, Bertram Gilfoyle, Dinesh Chugtai and Donald ‘Jared‘ Dunn. Yes, we had...
Tags: Google, Review, Silicon Valley, Erlich Bachman, Erlich, RedBubble, View tee, Erlich Bachman Silicon Valley, Silicon Valley T Shirts, Richard Hendricks, Piped Piper, Bertram Gilfoyle Dinesh Chugtai, Donald Jared Dunn, IMDB Erlich, Gavin Belson, Hooli