I get a call from the recruiter who IRL has gotten me my first real on-site interview in a long time. This is about that job, and he asks me "did they say who will pay for the trip to Alaska?". What? The job is in Silicon Valley, what's this about Alaska? He says they want me to go there for a final interview. The job has changed, they are offering $300k/year for me to manage a group, and the VP lives in Alaska. The job would still be local. I don't want to be a manager, I'm not good at managing other people. But even if I wash out after 3 months, that'll be some nest egg.