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  1. "No more Sunday Night Blues"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Alexandria, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Alexandria, VA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Silverback Strategies full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Rewards initiative, great place for doers!
    - Exposure to a broad set of clients types & challenges
    - Work from home on Fridays

    Cons

    - DC area is not cheap


  2. "Fast paced and growing company full of smart people."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Silverback Strategies full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Culture of continuous improvement.
    - Silverback takes employee feedback seriously and always responds transparently even when a suggestion can't be implemented.
    - Hires only seriously smart and motivated people that are great to work with.
    - Culture of client partnerships and is willing to leave money on the table if one of their product offerings isn't a great fit for the client.
    - Offers opportunities for growth and advancement for all their employees.
    - Always on the lookout for ways to add value to their service offerings.
    - Everyone from the CEO to the newest employee is quick to recognize other's contributions to the team. Very collaborative.

    Cons

    - 401k match could be more competitive.
    - Definitely some growing pains. Some are addressed quicker than others.

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up! With the fast growth, it's time to research how other companies handled the same fast upward trend.

  3. "Smart, Fun & Growing Company with Great Office Culture"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - SEO Account Manager
    Current Employee - SEO Account Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Silverback Strategies full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    -Collaborative team environment & fun office culture
    -Growing company with new opportunities on the rise
    -Responsive management team to employee suggestions & new ideas
    -Competitive salary & benefits offering

    Cons

    -Although there are opportunities for personal & professional growth, there are little formal training programs in place
    -No designated sick days but flexible work from home options if needed

    Advice to Management

    -Continue to offer and seek out new training programs


  4. "Invested in Employee Growth & Success!"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - SEO Account Manager
    Former Employee - SEO Account Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Silverback Strategies full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    -Management is invested in employee growth
    -Flexible
    -Relaxed culture
    -Listen to employee feedback
    -Some of the benefits are great (401k match and hsa contribution)

    Cons

    It’s a growing company, so some benefits, policies, etc. are still being adjusted to keep up with the growth. But they listen to suggestions and implement changes based on feedback (when feasible), so they are working on it!

    Advice to Management

    Keep investing in your employees and acting on feedback.


  5. "Focused on their Employees"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Silverback Strategies full-time

    Pros

    - Actively seeks employee feedback and listens to the responses
    - Creates opportunities for learning
    - Fosters a positive working environment for all employees & continues to focus on making it even better
    - Promotes accountability and the freedom to approach problems, manage clients, and tackle tasks as you see fit, but also offers team support for when you might need help
    - Started to offer more flexible work options and opportunities for growth
    - Pays well and offers good benefits

    Cons

    You will have to do your work

    Advice to Management

    I really appreciate that you're listening to us and take our feedback seriously. I hope you continue to trust in us as we grow.


  6. "Couldn't be happier!"

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    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - SEO Account Manager in Alexandria, VA
    Current Employee - SEO Account Manager in Alexandria, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Silverback Strategies full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - An incredible culture with a great team
    - Upper management provides great support and employee recognition
    - Flexible hours, great benefits, fair compensation

    Cons

    - Low company match percentage for the 401k. There was previously no match percentage, so lots of progress has already been made!

    Advice to Management

    - Continued focus on employee growth


  7. "Loving Life at Silverback!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Silverback Strategies full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits & an unbeatable company culture, along with a top-notch management team

    Cons

    Nothing major comes to mind

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!

  8. "Very Happy Working Here!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Alexandria, VA
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Alexandria, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Silverback Strategies full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Engaging work that is challenging and rewarding, excellent support from management both personally and professionally, and amazing culture of young professionals who genuinely enjoy one another's company (pun intended).

    Cons

    Typical growing pains of a small, but growing, company.

    Advice to Management

    Keep investing in your staff so we can continue to grow as a team.


  9. "A great place to work!"

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    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Paid Media Manager in Alexandria, VA
    Former Employee - Paid Media Manager in Alexandria, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Silverback Strategies full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - Work-life balance
    - Employee recognition
    - Agency President (Neil) takes time to develop relationships with each employee at the individual level. Always has an open door.
    - Company atmosphere

    Cons

    - No work from home policy in place but other than that very few cons.


  10. "Exciting company, AMAZING upper management, good pay"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - PPC Manager in Alexandria, VA
    Current Employee - PPC Manager in Alexandria, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Silverback Strategies full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Team environment, great support from management and exec's, fair compensation, consistent pay increases, flexible working hours, lots of fun extra curricular activities, growing client base, PTO

    Cons

    no dental plan, no 401k

    Advice to Management

    Help employees look for ways to improve & grow but overall keep it up!

    Silverback Strategies Response

    Aug 29, 2014 – President

    Thanks for taking the time to write your review. We are thrilled to hear positive employee feedback and appreciate your suggestion to offer a 401k plan and dental insurance. In an effort to keep your... More