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A Google engineer took a 50% pay cut to leave his job and join a startup, and 3 years later, he isn’t sorry





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  • Software engineer Daren Makuck left a high-paying job at Google and took a 50% pay cut to work at a startup called Qwil.
  • An interaction he had with Qwil CEO Johnny Reinsch convinced him it was the right career move.
  • Makuck even refused to increase his salary when the time came, to Reinsch’s surprise.


For Daren Makuck, leaving a high-paying job at Google to work at a fledgling startup was an easy choice.

The hard part was deciding whether to stay.

But an interaction he had with his new CEO not only convinced him to stay at the lower-paying job, but taught him an read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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