Yelp Reviews

Updated 24 Jan 2021

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3.4
55%
Recommend to a Friend
75%
Approve of CEO
Yelp Co-Founder & CEO Jeremy Stoppelman
Jeremy Stoppelman
1,524 Ratings
Pros
  • "They offer a very good benefits program as well as free food and drink everyday(in 268 reviews)

  • "Amazing culture and great people(in 194 reviews)

Cons
  • "Calling business owners that have a negative set mindset about Yelp(in 241 reviews)

  • "Cold calls, talking to business owners who have never used a phone(in 78 reviews)

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  1. "Fun times at Yelp"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Staff Accountant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Yelp full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Work-life balance, great colleagues, rewards, career progression.

    Cons

    None. Maybe the harshness of dismissed sales staff for not reaching targets.

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  2. "Account Executive"

    1.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Yelp full-time

    Pros

    Great atmosphere for a recent graduate.

    Cons

    Job security is nonexistent. Intense cold-calling sales environment.


  3. "okay"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Yelp full-time

    Pros

    The place was a good laugh

    Cons

    The money was not great

  4. Helpful (1)

    "Account Executive"

    1.0
     

    I have been working at Yelp

    Pros

    full exposure to sales cycle, cool office

    Cons

    high pressure to meet targets, 80-100 cold calls per day

  5. "Good place to grow"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Yelp full-time

    Pros

    Innovative environment, always looking for a more streamlined approach Great opportunities to grow and develop in terms of knowledge and experience

    Cons

    No longer operating in the international market

  6. "Account Executive"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Yelp

    Pros

    Good culture with nice office

    Cons

    Cult environment, tried to make you feel lucky that you were there

  7. "Best Company So Far"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Account Executive in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Yelp for less than a year

    Pros

    - Great Team Environment - Coaching - Continuous learning - Opportunity to grow in Salary - Clear and Transparent Commission Scheme - Benefits and free food - Great Ambient - Incentivised Integrity and collaboration - Competitiveness and Challenging opportunities

    Cons

    Cons of all similar sales companies. If you are not hungry do not join.

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  8. "Great place to work!"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Sales Account Executive in Dublin, Dublin

    I have been working at Yelp

    Pros

    Great people, great environment, positive energy. Clear career development path. No micro-management. Everybody is there willing to help.

    Cons

    Too much turnover. For many people Yelp is just a sales career start to jump in any other bigger company then.

  9. Helpful (1)

    "Tough"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    It's a fun environment with great people. They do try hard to motivate you to do your job well. Management was also great.

    Cons

    Not solutions oriented and the volume of cold calling can be tough. They don't pay as well as very similar roles in very similar companies.

  10. "Account Manager"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Account Manager in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Yelp

    Pros

    Exceptional team spirit. Great, jung management! They are always willing to help and support the whole team and each person individually. Well organized onboarding process and development program, super equipped office, fully covered health insurance from day 1!

    Cons

    Inflexible working hours. The whole office starts at the same time, which is great for the team spirit, but can be a little annoying when you plan your day to day work and are trying to match your schedule to your customers needs and convenience.

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