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Have questions about working at Firstbase? Read answers to frequently asked questions to help you make a choice before applying to a job or accepting a job offer.

Whether it's about compensation and benefits, culture and diversity, or you're curious to know more about the work environment, find out from employees what it's like to work at Firstbase.

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4 English questions out of 4

January 25, 2022

How are career development opportunities at Firstbase?

Pros

-Emphasis on work/life balance with working parents as the majority of HQ workforce -Leaders have long tenure with the company & employees stay for large chapters of their career -Strong community/values focus with drive to give back

Cons

-Career growth is slow; promotions generally require taking on the role long before receiving the title/comp -Ways of working through processes/approvals/systems can feel antiquated in today's fast-moving, digitally innovative world

Career growth is slow; promotions generally require taking on the role long before receiving the title/comp

January 25, 2022

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January 25, 2022

How are promotions handled at Firstbase?

Pros

-Emphasis on work/life balance with working parents as the majority of HQ workforce -Leaders have long tenure with the company & employees stay for large chapters of their career -Strong community/values focus with drive to give back

Cons

-Career growth is slow; promotions generally require taking on the role long before receiving the title/comp -Ways of working through processes/approvals/systems can feel antiquated in today's fast-moving, digitally innovative world

Career growth is slow; promotions generally require taking on the role long before receiving the title/comp

January 25, 2022

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May 7, 2022

What are co-workers like at Firstbase?

Pros

Remote first and people first workforce. Allow you to work from anywhere from California to Belgium. You are going to get your hands dirty right away and will have no problem leaning into your current co-workers for help and guidance.

Cons

The Start-up phase can have you wearing many hands and jumping to different tasks. So you have to be used to switching tasks efficiently. A pride in self-development of solutions to growth pains instead of relying on and implementing existing software and solutions.

Advice to Management

Don't be afraid or too prideful to implement current software solutions to existing problems. You don't have to take the hard road every time.

Remote first and people first workforce.

May 7, 2022

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January 25, 2022

How is the work/life balance at Firstbase?

Pros

-Emphasis on work/life balance with working parents as the majority of HQ workforce -Leaders have long tenure with the company & employees stay for large chapters of their career -Strong community/values focus with drive to give back

Cons

-Career growth is slow; promotions generally require taking on the role long before receiving the title/comp -Ways of working through processes/approvals/systems can feel antiquated in today's fast-moving, digitally innovative world

Emphasis on work/life balance with working parents as the majority of HQ workforce

January 25, 2022

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4 English questions out of 4