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Lyft Overview

San Francisco, CA
1001 to 5000 employees
2012
Company - Private
Transportation & Logistics
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Ride by ride, we’re changing the way our world works. We imagine a world where cities feel small again. Where transportation and tech bring people together, instead of apart. We see the future as community-driven — and it starts with you.

Mission: To unite humanity and technology in order to make everyday rides welcoming, affordable, and memorable.


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Best Places to Interview: 2017 (#45)

Company Updates

  • A peek behind the scenes of our office in beautiful downtown Nashville: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQA7P

    Welcome to the Coolest Call Center on the Planet

    This 24-hour customer service hub in Nashville is nothing like the soul-crushingly dull places that dominate the genre.

  • Co-Founder and President John Zimmer chats with Ty Burrell about the future of transportation for National Geographic: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQA7v

    The Future of Driving | Years of Living Dangerously

    Ty Burrell takes a ride with Lyft President John Zimmer to talk about the future of self-driving and electric vehicles. ? Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe ? Get More Years of Living Dangerously: http://bit.ly/NGYearsofLivingDangerously ? YEARS OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY AIRS WEDNESDAYS at 10/9c.

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Lyft – Why Work For Us?


The Lyft team volunteers during the annual Community Day

Ride by ride, we’re changing the way our world works. We imagine a world where cities feel small again. Where transportation and tech bring people together, instead of apart. We see the future as community-driven — and it starts with you. 

We're looking for smart, talented, and passionate people to join our growing team and help us build the real-time transportation network of the future. 

Our Story

Founded in San Francisco, California in 2012, Lyft connects passengers to friendly, affordable rides at the tap of a button. United by chance through a mutual friend, co-founders John Zimmer and Logan Green bonded over the shared idea to change transportation for the better.

Now available in over 200 cities nationwide, and with international partnerships reaching across the globe, Lyft is a one-of-a-kind community working to achieve our mission: to improve people's lives through the world's best transportation. 

At Lyft, we're building a culture where we live authentically, invest in community, think outside the box, and #MakeItHappen together.

2017 is going to be epic. We're planning to launch in 100 new US cities by the end of the year, and we want you along for the ride! 

Lyft team members volunteer together during the annual Community Day event

Our core values help define what it means to act like a Lyft team member:  

  • #BeYourself Great communities start with great individuals. Live authentically and trust your voice.  
  • #CreateFearlessly  Challenge convention, take risks, and make an impact. If it's broken, fix it. If it doesn't exist, invent it.  
  • #UpLiftOthers Invest in kindness and always put community first. Deliver delight and be a force for good. 
  • #MakeItHappen Now. Life is short. Live up front. 


Lyft team members celebrate during a Field Day event

Our mantra: If it's broken, fix it. If it doesn't exist, invent it. And we’re looking for talented individuals to join our team.

At Lyft, we challenge convention, take risks, and are here to make an impact. We’ve got powerful data at our fingertips and an amazing community at our backs. The engineering problems our team takes on are changing the face of transportation — in cities, in our app, and beyond.

Ride by ride, we’re changing the way our world works. Join us! 

Lyft Reviews

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    Current Employee - Lyft Driver in Hawthorne, CA
    Current Employee - Lyft Driver in Hawthorne, CA
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    I have been working at Lyft full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    You make your own hours. Tips can be great at times, on Saturday night you're making at least 200 bucks if working eight hours. They have this great program where you can rent and if you do 110 rides a week it's free.

    Cons

    Some weeks you're making 12 bucks an hour if people don't tip. If you're using your own car it's deathly not worth it.

    Advice to Management

    Would be nice to be guaranteed x amount of dollars per hour at the very minimum.

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Lyft Photos

Lyft photo of: Lyft Field Day 2015
Lyft photo of: Our all-hands space is often bustling
Lyft photo of: The product team getting down to business
Lyft photo of: One of our Core Values: Uplift Others
Lyft photo of: Our Mission District office is bright, open and fun.
Lyft photo of: Lyft HQ often hosts groups (this was an prototyping talk we co-hosted with Pixate)
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Lyft Interviews

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    The job listing stated it was for an entry level position but it seems like they were expecting someone with a PhD in machine learning to answer some of these questions. Just had one interview because obviously was not qualified for position

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