Have you ever seen an ugly baby? Most of us have, yet no one thinks that their baby is ugly. Unfortunately, all entrepreneurs are going to make at least one wrong call. If the idea or business is not profitable , you should not pursue it. This is the easiest way for a financial leader to identify that the business is not going to be successful.
There are no real standards for advancement 2. As long as you drink with the Area Manager you'll get as far as you want 3. Customers lie for discounts and the company forces you to abandon the standards they set as long as it make the customer "happy" 4. Honesty is non-existent at this company 5. You can have 3 years experience with a long list of accolades and be passed up for an opportunity only for them Then the company will expect you to train that person The common reason for them hiring someone less experienced was "you weren't the right fit"
Enterprise software sucks. We don't talk about it much here at hn, but think about it. Every man-made object you encounter every day was manufactured somewhere. And moved, more than once. Now add in all the sales, marketing, customer service, operations, accounting, finance, human resources, etc.