Questions tagged [family-business]

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Can working family business come across as lack of competitiveness?

If an interviewer by any chance discovered my previous job was owned by my family, would this come across as a lack of competitiveness, as in having failed to find a job externally?
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Quitting Job at Company owned by Wife's Family

Years ago, my wife (girlfriend at the time) and I moved states. During this time, we needed jobs so one of her family members gave me a job as a Jr. Programmer at their company. During the years, ...
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How do I help build my business without alienating my parents who own it? [closed]

My family has a small factory, with 14 employees. My parents always say they want to grow the business and generate more jobs for the community, make the economy grow. But I realized that they were ...
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Brother-in-law earns same salary for a much simpler job in family business

I work for a small family business which consists of four employees. My father co-owns the business with another developer who is not related to us. I am a developer who reports to the co-owner. My ...