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Small companies – the best place to start your career


The perception that successful people work for big corporations is wide spread. I started working about one year ago, for a very small company, in the North East of England. Not a good start, some said. I begged to differ. I think taking the job with a small business, in a small office, in the lost North East of England has been the best decision for my professional life. I’m not saying that working for corporations is a wrong decision. Sure, the money is good and you have those ‘team building’ events, with free travel, food and accommodation. In the end, it all comes to what your goals are and what your personality is.

So here’s what I learned from working for a small consultancy company: