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Forum One Overview

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Alexandria, VA
1 to 50 employees
1996
Company - Private
Information Technology
$10 to $25 million (USD) per year
Unknown
Forum One is a full-service digital agency that crafts solutions for the world’s most influential organizations.

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    "Mission-driven, forward-looking"

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    Pros

    Forum One has a great client list and works on progressive-oriented projects. Although it's not a political agency, the work it takes on it with mission-driven clients who have a "save the world" mentality. Staff are generally very much behind that.

    The company has genuinely talented staff, and it's pushing toward innovation instead of resting on its laurels. It's growing in interesting areas like creative and analytics, where it used to be a bit stale some years back. There has been a big push toward the client experience on projects, which comes from a good place but is sometimes difficult to balance.

    On the HR front, there are generous benefits (5 weeks paid leave, maternity/paternity leave, employee-owned stock plan), and good work/life balance overall. Remote work is allowed, and it's nice to have flexibility if you have kids at home. Team leads actually push for collaboration on projects and across departments. There's are strong mentors on the tech and creative team to help you grow. Leadership is transparent about company goals and financials through company-wide all-hands meetings and quarterly meetings.

    Cons

    An emphasis on growth over the last couple of years resulted in growing pains. Management is still trying to balance the culture they want with the goals they've set. There are downsides when negativity festers with those who are not quite in the flow of things, or are dealing with burnout.

    Advice to Management

    Keep being transparent about what you want to achieve as a company, and people will get on the same page. Promote people to management who are going to be forward-thinking and good mentors.

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    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Forum One.

    Interview

    Very laid back experience. They fly you out and take you to lunch, where you discuss not only aspects of the job you're interviewing for, but also life in general. We discussed my previous positions, the DC area and all it had to offer. It was one of the most enjoyable interviews I'v had.

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