A few months ago there was an opening for a position on my team. Some dude did an internal transfer to work on a Star Wars game. I have a friend who I knew would be a great fit to the role. He had previously worked with me at EA years ago.
It took several long weeks but he finally got an interview. It apparently went well because they offered him the job and he accepted. He starts in about three weeks. The most important thing about this is that I will be receiving a referral bonus as my friend listed me as the person who told him about the job. The bonus isn’t a massive amount of money, especially after taxes but it’s better than nothing. Oh, I guess it’s also pretty cool that I get to work with my friend again.