After 6 months of job search, I landed not one but two offers and have a hard time choosing the right one for me. I hope to follow up with a success story soon but first I need to make a choice
My background: I am a soon-to-be graduate, and my main focus has been on front end web development. I also have experience with OOP languages but it’s a dormant skill which I have not been practicing for the last half a year.
My choice now is between:
- A large international company with great salary and benefits. Work is focused more on the back end and data analytics (not something I have a lot of practice with), but there is opportunity to change teams and grow in the direction I am passionate about.
- A small but promising startup. Work and technologies match very well (React and Node as main technologies) with what I want to do but the pay and benefits would be less of course. The company is 3 years old and growing fast but since it’s a startup, there is always an element of chance.
How can one approach this choice? What would look better on the CV? What would you choose?