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Interviews at Yelp

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Yelp.

Interview experience

Based on 152 interviews

Interview difficulty

Based on 172 interviews

Interview process length

Based on 153 interviews
About two weeks

Interview process at Yelp

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 7.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 5.

Interview process length
About two weeks
About a week
About a month
About a day or two
More than one month
Most reported steps
Phone call/screening
On-site interview
Background check
Group interview
Problem solving exercises
Least reported steps
Drug test
They have no interview

What candidates say about the interview process at Yelp

  • Phone interview, 2:1 with background presentation, panel interview with sales roleplay.
    Shared on September 17, 2022 - Sales Manager - Remote
  • Received an email to phone interview from one person, who stated another person would call. Then got a calendar confirmation. Recruiter was not very friendly, seemed to direct questions to you rather …
    Shared on April 1, 2022 - Customer Service Representative - Phone
  • I was out of town so intially I had a screening phone call. Next FaceTime interview with general interview questions. How are you dope and in whick ways do you suck. You know the usual questions.
    Shared on December 21, 2019 - Account Executive - Scottsdale, AZ
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Interview questions at Yelp

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • * My QA Experience
    Shared on April 14, 2017 - Senior QA Analyst - San Francisco, California
  • Why sales? Why Yelp? Why you over the next guy? How do you implement feedback?
    Shared on December 8, 2016 - Account Executive - Chicago, IL
  • Why do you want to work at Yelp? How do you handle stress and objections?
    Shared on October 5, 2016 - ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE - San Francisco, CA

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Interview tips at Yelp

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)66%
  • Formal (business suit)20%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)7%
  • They didn’t have a dress code7%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Yelp

  • Be yourself. They know you don’t know anything about sales but have a positive mindset, they will teach you everything
    Shared on August 24, 2022 - Account Executive - West Palm Beach, FL
  • Be outgoing and free
    Shared on August 23, 2022 - Account Executive - New York, NY
  • Be ready to work really hard, be ready to cold call a lot
    Shared on August 17, 2022 - Account Executive - Remote

The first interview at Yelp

How candidates got an interview
  • Employee referral31%
  • Through Indeed27%
  • Other online job site24%
  • Recruiter contacted me8%
  • Other6%

How candidates received their first interview at Yelp

  • Phone call first
    Shared on July 12, 2022 - Remote inside sales - Los Angeles, CA
  • applied online
    Shared on June 21, 2021 - Account Executive - Chicago, IL
  • I got a call back and was asked to come in.
    Shared on January 7, 2021 - Inside Sales - San Francisco, CA

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