Pros: friendly atmosphere, special events throughout year, always busy and never idling
Cons: short breaks, workload variability (some days would be finished in 2 hours, others 14), space issues (departments occasionally crowded together)
This company dabbles in a wide variety of jobs and industries, leading to intermingling with people with different personalities and backgrounds. While all departments operated as individual family-like units, every department in the campus would come together as one large, blended family.
Jobs here normally operated on very strict deadlines and turn-around – more... times, so life was always fast-paced and bustling. Some days work volumes would be extremely high; oppositely, some days work volumes could be quite low. Departments who received lighter workloads would often assist in areas where higher volumes were received upon completion of their work. The first and last week of each month were often the busiest, most stressful times - but departments would reward their workers with ordering lunches (pizza, Chinese, Mexican, etc) to show their appreciation for the work performed.
Some conflicts would arise due to the tight quarters of some departments and noise issues (i.e., a department being louder than another and causing distraction), but these issues were often resolved quickly and without animosity.
This job would be ideal for anyone who likes to hit the ground running the moment they start their work day - and who likes to keep that momentum going all the way until the day's end. – less