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  • Washington, DC
  • 201 to 500 Employees
  • 1996
  • Company - Private
  • Sports & Recreation
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable


For over 20 years, we’ve been creating programs that inspire children and young adults to courageously engage with the world, celebrate the challenges that come with trying hard things, and meet every opportunity and every setback with persistence, patience, and a positive ...
Mission: What if the best day ever made you better every day? At The Headfirst Companies, we continually cultivate a remarkable team whose mission is to develop and inspire the personal best in children, young adults, and each other. Together, we operate live academic & athletic ...

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"Overall great job"

Feb 22, 2023 - Division Lead Head Coach


Great job for building relationships


Work can be overwhelming sometimes
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The Headfirst Companies Interviews

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Campus Recruiting10%

  1. Assistant Director Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
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    Average Interview


    Great interview process. Streamlined and efficient, and they really got to the point. I appreciated all of the customized questions based on my experience and also the insight I gained into the culture of the company. I was able to meet with a few different people from across departments, which gave me a full picture of what happens behind the scenes.

    They asked about my ability to work outside of normal business hours and weekends.

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Company Updates

December 18, 2017
Meet the Team is our weekly initiative to introduce you to our Headfirst team members. Each week you’ll meet someone new and learn about what makes our HQ team so unique. To kickoff, meet Cory Spera, Associate of Operations.
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Meet the Team: Cory Spera
May 23, 2017
The Headfirst Companies named one of Washington Business Journal's Best Places to Work for 2017! Check out the full article here:
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The Headfirst Companies Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to WorkWashington Business Journal2017
  • Best of DC: Best Summer CampThe Washington Post: Express2017

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...Severely underpaid Severely overworked, long days They threaten you when you take time off Executive team lies on a regular basis CEO is selfish and is unable to look you in the eye All quality staff, who helped build this place, left this place a long time ago...

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Employees rate The Headfirst Companies 3.6 out of 5 stars based on 89 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

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Overall, 63% of employees would recommend working at The Headfirst Companies to a friend. This is based on 89 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

88% of job seekers rate their interview experience at The Headfirst Companies as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.3 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at The Headfirst Companies.

48% of employees think that The Headfirst Companies has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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  • Bethesda, MD
  • Colorado Springs, CO
  • Washington, DC
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