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
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
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
Additional Answers (8)
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.
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
Answered By: nellyenno - 10/16/2008
Local Candidates Across DC/VA/MD. Get It Together. Post a Job Today!
Over 482 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $19-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Legitimate Survey for Cash.Extra Money for You,Join Here!
$21/hr Start, Avg Pay $72K/yr No Experience Needed! Get Started.
Other Career Questions
Do most mechanical engineering jobs offer job security?
What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.
Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
2013 Engineering Jobs Outlook
Engineers will find job opportunities in select disciplines in 2013, with candidates who are all-around, client-oriented businesspeople in demand.
Best-Paying Jobs by Major
What could you earn with a particular four-year degree? Find out by checking out this list of the top-paying jobs for 20 of the most common majors.
Eight High-Paying, Secure Jobs
Want to earn a good salary and enjoy a measure of job security as well? Check out these well-paying jobs on tap for fast growth in the coming years.