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Is it Better to Work in a Small or in a Large IT company?

This is not one of those yes or no questions, the answers is "it depends". The world is not black and white, one size does not fit all and as adults we often need to make trade-offs and compromises. In this blog post, I will try to list both pros and cons when it comes to working for smaller IT companies, compared to working for a larger IT company. You know, different strokes for different folks and all that. We all have rather unique needs and motivations and while one person might thrive in a more casual environment, that same atmosphere could hamper someone else's growth.  Working in a Small Company Since it is easier to manage a smaller number of people, there will be less management layers and generally, smaller companies have less official administrative procedures involved - for example, getting your vacation approved might be just a matter of checking with your team and updating the company's calendar. Another thing typical for smaller companies is that the p