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It's a work-hard, play-hard environment with some very smart people that are enjoyable to work with.

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA

I have been working at Yapta

Recommends
Recommends

Pros

The salary is very competitive and you're given full autonomy to get your work done - but the team is always willing to help when/if needed. Management always has an open door and there's always an opportunity to speak your peace or to ask questions. It's a relatively small team, but everyone seems to get along and work well together. Oh, and half-day Fridays during the Summer... I love that!

Cons

There's very few bad few things to say about working at Yapta. Pioneer Square after dark isn't always pleasant, but there's not much you can do about that.

Advice to Management

Keep the open door policy with your employees. It's important.

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  1. Yapta, fun, flaky startup

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Seattle, WA

    I worked at Yapta

    Pros

    The work and people at Yapta are great.
    The positive work environment made coming to work every day worthwhile.
    The technological flexibility was also a nice feature.

    Cons

    The dramatic swings in company direction based on outside factors were troubling.
    The sometimes lack of transparency into the decision making process regarding the above.

    Advice to Management

    Remember that it takes a real toll on people to constantly have directions change out from under them. Be honest.


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    Casual, friendly start-up environment

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Yapta

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Very positive-thinking engineers.
    Technology flexibility was excellent.
    CEO is very accessible to anyone within the company.
    Engineers that love to learn from their co-workers.

    Cons

    Decision-making regarding company direction was restricted to management.
    Disorganized software and feature creation process.
    Managers lack any amount of HR skills.

    Advice to Management

    Yapta could definitely use experienced Product Managers to drive the company feature development and play a stronger Customer Advocate role.


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