Yelp Employee Reviews in United States

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Great place to work
Senior Sales Manager (Current Employee) –  Scottsdale, AZMarch 30, 2016
It's the best company anyone could work for. They care about their employees and the culture is to die for. I would recommend this company to anyone.
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All
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none
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Account Executive (Former Employee) –  New York, NYMarch 15, 2016
I wouldn't recommend anyone to work here. The lack of professionalism is none like I've ever seen. The Ad Sales Department maybe one of the worst jobs I've held in any sales role.
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Great for recent grads
Account Executive (Former Employee) –  San Francisco, CAMarch 8, 2016
Yelp is great for entry level professionals who wants to learn sales and account management. They have an awesome training program. However, the competitiveness and frat mentality may not be for everyone.
Pros
Get experience and cool events
Cons
Compensation is not competitive
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Sales & Lively Environment
Account Executive (Former Employee) –  New York, NYFebruary 15, 2016
calling customer leads every day into given territories. allocating ad-click budgets for business owners with an enhanced profile as part of the advertising packages.
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fun place but the job gets rough
Account Executive (Current Employee) –  San Francisco, CAFebruary 11, 2016
great place to gain new skills, meet friends and get professional experience. But not a role you can do forever. You call all day long, dial dial dial.
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Run as far as you can in the opposite direction.
Account Executive (Former Employee) –  New York, NYJanuary 29, 2016
Worked here for a year as an Account Executive - they rope you in really quick. Show you videos about success stories, tempt you with other people's successes, and give you tons of free food and alcohol. They make you think this job is possible and right for everyone. Then you're thrown into the mix with little to no support from managers that are just as experienced as you are.

There is a ridiculous clique vibe here - the people who are the top performers are all best friends, and if you're not performing at the top you can't be friends with them. They're the favorites. If you are a favorite and then start performing badly, you're all but exiled and eventually fired without much warning. If you decide to leave on your own merit, you're also exiled and lose all your friends and references due to petty management.

Aside from feeling like you're in a movie about high school with the cliques and all the bratty kids who are clearly just entertaining this sales job for fun while they wait for their parents to give them their inheritance money, the place is a frat house. 95% of the staff are dating, living together, going out drinking together, casually hooking up, and this includes management. It's nice that they encourage a close-knit-meet-your-best-friends-here environment, but it's borderline incestual.

If you're not partaking in this weird friendship culture, again - you are alienated and not helped. They guilt trip you for missing happy hours and other drinking events because you have a life outside your job.

I would give this one star but they do have free healthcare
  more... benefits and that is the ONLY good thing about this company.

Bottom line is that if you're looking for a starting point in sales, there are THOUSANDS of better opportunities than this place. But, if you're into drinking 24/7 with your co workers, hooking up with your co workers and managers, all while stressing about little to no training and harassing innocent small business owners (who you still have to call even if they don't speak English or respectfully decline), then Yelp is the place for you!
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Pros
Free alcohol and healthcare
Cons
Clique culture, no job growth or job security, harassing innocent people, bad management
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Fun workplace, meaningless work
ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE (Former Employee) –  New York, NYJanuary 24, 2016
Fun office, fun people. It's easy to get distracted by the perks, especially if this is your first job out of college. Work is too repetitive - 8 hours of non-stop cold calling. Numbers are the only thing that matter.
Pros
Free lunches, fun coworkers
Cons
No work diversity
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Account Executive
Senior Account Executive (Former Employee) –  San Francisco, CAJanuary 18, 2016
Great first job, made a ton of friends and learned basic sales and negotiation skills. Success is celebrated, and it's a really fun team environment.
Pros
Team bonding
Cons
Difficult to make comission
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Very Productive and Active days
Account Executive (Former Employee) –  Scottsdale, AZJanuary 14, 2016
A typical day at yelp is not like anywhere else. You are held to a high standard of professionalism and work ethic while keeping the atmosphere light and fun. Everyone become a team player and supports the goals and achievements of everyone around them. Management is the best. They provide daily feedback and ensure you are on the path to hit all of your personal goals. The hardest part of the job is of course the constant learning curve. It is very challenging to convince a business owner over the phone to invest with someone who they have never met in person. Sales in general is a tough but very rewarding career. The most enjoyable part of the job is the yelp atmosphere created by the great people who work there.
Pros
Free food, Free Health Insurance, Tons of Company events and sales contests
Cons
Non
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Productive and fun place to work
Site Supervisor (Current Employee) –  Scottsdale, AZJanuary 13, 2016
I just love working here, everyone is always so friendly and the building is beautiful. I love the environment and the energy.
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Great Job
sales trainee (Former Employee) –  Scottsdale, AZDecember 29, 2015
I learned how to talk to small business owners. I was only there for 3 months because I had to move. Their sales training is awesome.
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Fast pace environment
Account Executive (Current Employee) –  San Francisco, CADecember 29, 2015
-Make a lot of calls.
-Learned how to make cold calls, sound professional, be understanding.
-Great environment of people
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productive, sales calls
Sales (Former Employee) –  San Francisco, CADecember 9, 2015
super great culture working for an established start up. there were a lot of fun activities in and out of the office on fridays.
Pros
great relationship with my peers, kitchen full of snacks
Cons
sometimes a lull in workflow, which could also be followed by a super busy streak
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Very productive yet fun and young atmosphere
Account Executive (Former Employee) –  New York, NYNovember 23, 2015
Took a 2-month full training course through the Yelp University sales program. Learned various sales techniques and the ins and outs of online marketing. A typical day of work consisted of vetting accounts to reach out to throughout the day, coming up with a game plan to approach a certain number of accounts in a day, and ultimately closing sales. Management was very helpful and approachable about anything. Managers successfully lead sales teams as a whole while still focusing on individuals. The hardest part of the job is the cold calling aspect, and getting small business owners to commit to and advertising program. The most enjoyable part of the job is definitely the atmosphere as food and drinks were complimentary, and Yelp provided many activities such as ping pong and mini basketball hoops.
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Great place to work.
Account Executive (Current Employee) –  New York, NYNovember 18, 2015
A bit "fratty," but young, vibrant, and fun culture. You will meet some of your best friends. Office constantly growing.
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Low pay but easy work.
Freelance Videographer/Producer/Editor (Current Employee) –  New York, NYNovember 18, 2015
Work for yelp as freelance through a 3rd party.

It takes 4 weeks to get paid by them and the pay is not good in the first place. Other than that it's not bad.
Pros
Easy, fun, meet new people
Cons
Low pay
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Great work culture, young hungry employees.
account executive (Former Employee) –  San Francisco, CANovember 3, 2015
Working at Yelp was a great experience and I learned a lot, however for those considering the Account Executive position, be sure that you want and are willing to make cold calls all day. It is definitely not for everyone. Managers are all people who have had the same job as you for over a year so they are really helpful and genuinely want to see you succeed.
Pros
Work Culture, Co-workers, Fully stoked fridges with all the food you could desire
Cons
Cold Calling
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Productive and fun work place.
International User Operations Associate (Former Employee) –  New York, NYNovember 2, 2015
Fun workplace with supportive management.
Not all about the numbers but how you personally grow and develop.
There was a lot of variety in what I did each day, ranging from the monotonous tasks to new projects that were challenging and exciting.
Pros
Telecommuting most of the time.
Cons
None
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Great work/life balance, Energetic workplace, constant inside training, learning new ways to bring in revenue
Account Executive (Former Employee) –  New York, NYOctober 22, 2015
This was a great opportunity that helped build upon my Sales skills and close business daily.
Through calling businesses I was able to help grow their revenue by bringing in new clients/customers.
Helping Business owners grow their business by showing them the Yelp process, responding to reviews and helping them manage their Yelp Review page.
Pros
Weekly reviews with management to continue to improve my sales ability
Cons
A bit of a revolving door with employees as well as not a ton of advancement opportunities
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Productive and Fun Workplace
Account Manager (Current Employee) –  Phoenix, AZOctober 17, 2015
Great company culture! The am surrounded by hardworking, like-minded co-workers who are interested in helping out advertising clients. We have a great management tier system set up and open communication. I highly recommend Yelp, Inc. as a great place to work.
Pros
Free Food
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N/A
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