People considering working in small companies often hear that these jobs can be frustrating, time-consuming and financially unrewarding. But the truth is that many negative comments about jobs at small companies are based on stereotypes. And besides, working in a big company might have its own perks, but there is undoubtedly a huge price to pay.
Based on employee testimonies, here is what it's really like to work in some big companies.
Apple employees reveal awful things about working at Apple
Working for Apple means that interns earn an average of $35.42 an hour, which is 54% higher than the average intern with a master's degree.
So how could a gig here possibly go wrong when it appears to be paradise?
It turns out that there are plenty of complaints from current and former Apple engineers, developers, and project managers who wrote about their experiences working at Apple over on Glassdoor. Here are some of them
1. It's easy to burn out fast.
This senior software engineer called Apple a "passionate place to work", but this intensity can cause people to run out of steam.
Another added, "be mindful that a lot of employees are at or near burn-out . Don't build a meat grinder. Relax on departmental budgets for outings/events. Free food would be a great perk."
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