The Scoop #2: The Hiring Market
Cloudfare's incredible recruitment numbers, one-off big tech retainers, startups competing with Big Tech and Amazon compensation woes.
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Today’s scoop is once again about the hiring market, that doesn’t seem to cool down:
Cloudfare’s incredible hiring 2021 recruitment numbers - and inspiration to take from it.
One-off retainers at Big Tech, with the details.
Base salary increases are dripping in - though the bulk is yet to come.
Startups openly competing with Big Tech salaries, and paying more than established companies
Amazon woes in hiring - and with firing.
This issue frequently referenes levels at Big Tech - such as L5 or L6. For details on the meaning of these levels, see the article Engineering career paths at Big Tech and high-growth startups.