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YP Reviews

Updated December 20, 2014
Updated December 20, 2014
474 Reviews
2.7
474 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • There are a lot of talented people who work there and the work life balance is great (in 23 reviews)

  • Currently good benefits but they may be changing as a union agreement expires shortly (in 26 reviews)


Cons
  • Upper management has been also made aware of these issues and still nothing is done (in 24 reviews)

  • sales reps handle EVERYTHING from beginning of sale to the end (in 20 reviews)

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  1. 6 people found this helpful  

    Misleading... possibility of good pay at best, but you could also walk away owing the company thousands.

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Birmingham, AL
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Birmingham, AL

    I have been working at YP full-time

    Pros

    The environment and the employee benefits are great. Lots of company funded lunches and events, grest hours, lots of paid time off.

    Cons

    The pay can be SCARY. It can be SCARY good, but have a bad month and you may get a SCARY bill the next year to pay back some if not all of your pay.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Thoroughly explain the pay system so employees are not blind sided in the event of a bbad month...

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tucker, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tucker, GA

    I worked at YP

    Pros

    Good beginner environment to learn the basics

    Cons

    There is limited growth opporunity

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at YP

    Pros

    Work life balance is good

    Cons

    Too many reorgs in company

    Neutral Outlook
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  5.  

    Great Brand, Not So Great Compensation

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    Current Employee - Premise Account Executive in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Premise Account Executive in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at YP full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility in schedule, car allowance, benefits, company expenses, wide range of marketing products to offer clients, innovative company, and perks when hitting goals.

    Cons

    Sales compensation is not up-to-par as some of the other sales jobs out there. In order to really do well, you HAVE to sell to new businesses.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management has good potential although very cutthroat.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good place to get your feet wet

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Executive
    Current Employee - Account Executive

    I have been working at YP

    Pros

    Work hard play hard environment

    Promotes from within

    Much higher pay than usual marketing account executive makes

    Cons

    Stressful, lots of pressure from management, customer and organizational goals often very different

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  7.  

    Good company, but very regimented

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at YP full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The opportunities are there for advancement and for making good money, but you have to learn to "work the system" to optimize your earning potential

    Cons

    Sometimes more interested in selling featured products even if it is not the best fit for customer

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    become more flexible in trying to create long term relationships between customers and AE's

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  8.  

    Great job but sometimes frustrating

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    Current Employee - Media Consultant
    Current Employee - Media Consultant

    I have been working at YP

    Pros

    The potential to make money is great and as an outside sales associate, you can have a great quality of life. Management is very supportive and ambitious to grow the business. The health benefits are good after you pay your high deductible.

    Cons

    The biggest challenge is non performing products and trying to out sell losses. It's a typical sales culture, ever changing goals and compensation plans.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Understand that the goal of growing the business with new business often puts current customers on the back burner. Many unhappy customers in the market makes it that much more difficult to sell new.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    For years, I have learned from an extremely experienced management team, which has sharpened my sales skills immensely.

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    Current Employee - New Media Account Executive in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - New Media Account Executive in Houston, TX

    I have been working at YP full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    This company believes in a positive culture throughout the work environment as well as offers tons of flexibility when you perform. The more you sell, the more compensation is received.

    Cons

    High turn-over coupled with the potential of having extremely low moral when clutch time evolves.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    My manager is amazing, and I appreciate what I have learned from her so far as a tenured representative.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    A lot of good people with a startup feel.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at YP

    Pros

    Plenty of work to keep yourself motivated.

    Cons

    Plenty of work so work-life balance can be an issue.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11.  

    it was a really good place to start a professional career.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at YP

    Pros

    good team work.... friendly environment

    Cons

    working on an old system and software...

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