Probably each and every graduate out there who has just passed out and landed a job to begin with might have gone through the following experiences at a company, which not only suck but make you feel like quitting and becoming an entrepreneur. Some of these which I experienced you probably might relate to;
Lower Salary than your expectations:
We all must have listened to a phrase saying that experience matters not your salary, particularly in your beginning years of career. So most of us end up accepting a job offer which is paying us less than we think we deserve only for the sake of experience. I am not sure whether it is necessary but it definitely is heartening to feel every day that your pay is definitely not worth your hard work.
Your Opinion does not matter much:
Because you are a fresher, if you like to pitch an idea or give your opinion on something, you have to listen “You know nothing”. Yup this is because everybody more experienced than you always think they are always right and even if your boss knows that you are right, it is seldom that your opinion is actually given importance. Sigh!
Less qualified people often boss around you:
Often in companies run for many years, many employees you meet will be far less qualified than you but because they have the experience or they are the son/daughter or relative of the company owner; you will find them on a higher post. This particularly sucks because deep down everyone knows they are “Good for nothing” yet everyone just have to obey them because you are a junior Employee after all. Ughhh!!
You hate the company rules:
Some companies have absolutely pathetic rules e.g. only a 30 minute lunch break, no benefits to employees, fewer holidays than usual government organizations or salary deduction policy if you are absent along on the day adjacent to a holiday. But because it is the experience you want, you just tolerate all this!
More blames, less encouragement:
Because you are the junior one, you are seldom encouraged for your hard work rather everybody always emphasizes on your need to learn further. Hence you get blamed often for minor mistakes but are not given an incentive for major good accomplishments.
Such are the experiences which cause youth to become entrepreneurs so that they do not have to be an employee, rather can become the boss according to their own rules.
I hope you liked reading this piece ;-)