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What are the disadvantages of working in a small firm ?

Are there any disadvantages of working in a small firm ? What about inexperienced graduates or undergraduates who can't easily get a job opening in a reputable company ?

Asked By: S_J - 10/14/2008
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Managing a small firm is nothing like managing at corporate level with hundreds or even thousands of employees... More
Answered By: davies66108 - 10/14/2008
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less prospects.....more competition from larger companies.......less upgrading skills provided.......
Answered By: gohkatkat - 10/14/2008
 
Actually I think working for a small firm is greater than working for a large firm. I have my personal reasons as you do not have to worry about all the crap that comes in the baggage of corporate America, it's a better setting for being stress free, the benefits seem to be greater. I used to work for a small firm.
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Answered By: B-Jo - 10/14/2008
 
There's 7 of us. I work with 6 men. Wish I had another female to keep me company :(
Answered By: Han - 10/14/2008
 
Less chance of promotion.
Answered By: pfmonkey - 10/14/2008
 
i can keep you compnay han
Answered By: Fingers - 10/14/2008
 
The disadvantages of working in a small firm is that you do not get paid much and you will not be in a financial position to cope.
Answered By: Man of mystery - 10/14/2008
 
There are both benefits and drawbacks to working at a small company. Sometimes vacation is more lax, you can take more personal days, and hours are more flexible. Your employer will get to know you better as a person... More
Answered By: Amanda - 10/14/2008
 
The main issue with working for a small company is that it can be quite claustrophobic - you can get several egos competing for attention, and that is not a good feeling. You will also get a shorter lunchbreak - by law they only need to give you 20 minutes after 6 hours work, and in practise this means you will be... More
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Answered By: nellyenno - 10/16/2008
 
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