The other day my co-worker told me that his nephew was applying to his first job out of college. The nephew had a reasonable offer from a tech company in the Bay Area–not a top tier firm but not obscure. My co-worker asked me what I thought about the company.
I considered it for a moment. “Eh. He should try to get as big a logo as possible for his first job.”
After I said it, I immediately felt like a snob. Why shouldn’t this kid choose whatever company made him happy? Why should the impressiveness of the company name be the deciding factor? Continue reading