Yelp Reviews

Updated 3 Mar 2021

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3.4
55%
Recommend to a Friend
77%
Approve of CEO
Yelp Co-Founder & CEO Jeremy Stoppelman
Jeremy Stoppelman
1,572 Ratings
Pros
  • "Fun culture, free food, good money(in 277 reviews)

  • "Amazing culture and great people(in 199 reviews)

Cons
  • "Uphill battle having to constantly convince business owners that Yelp is not this corrupt monster of a company(in 248 reviews)

  • "All cold calls, lots of burnout(in 80 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Good"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Yelp full-time

    Pros

    Fast development, this will help to learn a lot

    Cons

    Proper coding style is not followed

  2. "2 Year Experience at Yelp"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Yelp Account Executive in New York, NY

    I worked at Yelp full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Uncapped Commission + Base Salary + Pay Raises

    Cons

    - Limited Horizontal / Vertical Growth


  3. COVID-19

    "Yes to Yelp!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Mid Market Account Executive 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Yelp full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great company to grow your career. A lot of camaraderie among Yelpers. Managers provide a ton of support and really help shape your career at Yelp. Co workers are also very helpful and friendly.

    Cons

    Have to constantly adapt to change which can get overwhelming.

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  4. "Great benefits, they take care of their employees!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Yelp full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Most supportive people I've ever worked with

    Cons

    The job itself isn't fun non stop cold calling

    Yelp Response

    March 3, 2021

    We're excited that you're having a five-star experience! We're lucky to work with incredibly talented people at Yelp, just like you. We encourage you to keep having open conversations with your manager about your aspirations and career goals so we can continue to support you. Keep up the great work, we're so glad you're here!

  5. "Great job and opportunites"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Scottsdale, AZ
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Yelp full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Pay, PTO, Training Program, Snacks, Managers

    Cons

    Fast paced, Number oriented, Pushy managers, Commission, Repetitive

  6. "Nice Part-Time Position"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Community Coordinator in Louisville, KY

    I worked at Yelp part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    I was able to obtain valuable marketing experience

    Cons

    Can be a lot of work at once, not a lot of fliexibility

    Yelp Response

    March 2, 2021

    Thank you for sharing your five-star feedback! The Community Coordinator role is definitely an exciting one to be in, and we're happy that you picked up plenty of valuable marketing skills along the way. We appreciate your input regarding workload and flexibility. We want to make sure every employee has a healthy work-life balance and feels supported in their role. We're thankful for your contributions and wish you the best of luck in your next role!

  7. "Great Place to grow"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Scottsdale, AZ

    I have been working at Yelp full-time

    Pros

    amazing people to work with

    Cons

    Cold calling in a work from home evnrionment can be tough

    Yelp Response

    March 1, 2021

    Thanks for letting us know how things are going. It's exciting that you're enjoying your teammates at Yelp, we're lucky to work with some of the most talented folks in the industry! We know that the AE role is one of the tougher roles at Yelp, as you’re calling on many busy business owners. Cold calling is not an easy role at any company, and that’s why we work hard to make sure you feel supported and valued. We recommend that you share some of the frustrations you’re having with your manager. We want to give you the support you need to be successful and help you feel confident in the valuable work that you do every day. We appreciate your contributions, keep up the great work!

  8. "Fun place to work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - User Operations Associate in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Yelp full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Benefits, free snacks, flexible hours

    Cons

    Not a lot of room for growth

  9. "account executive"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Executive in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Yelp full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    free food, coffee barista, great PTO, fully paid for medical benefits

    Cons

    if you dont have a great territory its difficult to sell the product.

  10. "Not a bad gig"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Yelp full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Co-workers, Office Environment, Training is well done

    Cons

    Pay could be better, but it is grunt work

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