Pros: opportunities for career advancement and a work-life balance
Cons: strong focus on short term profit numbers - but what public company doesn't
I worked at Norgren, in Colorado, for 5 years. During that time the company went through some pretty strong ups and downs, along with all the other companies in our sector. During the highs there were lots of opportunities for career growth and during the lows the company seemed to do everything possible to take care of it's employees and not cut jobs.