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Moving to New York City: A Software Engineer’s Guide

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This is a guest post by Daniel Doubrovkine, Head of Engineering at Art.sy, and originally appeared on his blog dblock.org.

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A couple of my friends have been interviewing in New York for the last ten years. They are solid engineers from Seattle or the Silicon Valley. They often get offers, but never take them. Hiring managers would say that they are using the interviews as a way to come to New York for free. But the real problem is the combination of unreasonable expectations around compensation mixed with preconceived notions about cost of living in New York. This post should help you get rid of those. Read More