There are opportunities to take your career further if you're a hard worker. Pay is very good and the working hours don't take over your life. Management show some flexibility too, to help you manage your other commitments.
Everything's a bit run down, with poor plant and equipment and a generally 'worn out' feel.
The level of under-investment.
Pros: There is a lot of leave days available, even for the juniors. There is no crisis management needed here, because the right training is given from the start. The managers are open to discussions about career development.
Cons: The big problem here is that the owners of the place are refusing to replace the old outdated computer systems or even upgrade the company work processes. This means that the company is continuing to do well on one level, whereas it could have been reaching higher levels. It becomes difficult to do your job well when you’re working on an old system.
Unusual thing: Employees are never given responsibilities beyond their job description.