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YP Overview

www.yp.com
Tucker, GA
1001 to 5000 employees
2012
Company - Private
Media
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
YP℠ is North America's largest local search, media and advertising company. Digital properties include YP.com, which is ranked as a top 40 U.S. website (by traffic) and the YP℠ mobile app which has reached a top 10 ranking in iTunes

Mission: We help Local Businesses GROW!

YP – Why Work For Us?


We have a lot of pride in YP Culture:

  • Yellow is the mark of a doer, which is what our culture is made up of.
  • Yellow is active, revealing, useful, task- orientated, different, and meaningful. 
  • We believe in highlighting a career path for our employees. 



 

As a multi-billion dollar local search, media and advertising company, YP brings together one of the industry's most successful digital companies, the largest local ad network and a cross-country sales presence of thousands of media consultants.


As we continue to expand our leadership in the mobile local ad market we find ourselves with several distinctions including; ranking among the top 50 digital media companies in the world, owner of the 31st largest website (YP.com) and a top 40 mobile app (YPmobile). 

BENEFITS/TOTAL REWARDS

Our employees can choose from several benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • 401k Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • PTO + Company Holidays
  • Tech Talks on Tuesday and Thursday

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1. We love what we do and our culture is tied to our mission statement: Helping Local Businesses Grow.

2. We have a talented employee base, from our Technology headquartered in  Los Angeles to our Regional Sales Offices across 33 States.

3.  We are a leader in our industry. 

To learn more about joining our exciting team check us out and follow us on:  FacebookTwitter and YouTube




 

 

 

YP's technology center is located in the Greater Los Angeles area with about 500+ in our Technology and Product Groups.  Our CTO, Darren Clark is an industry leader, notable CTO, and the heart of our Technology Organization.   

Technologist's Dream Job:

  • 4 petabytes of data
  • 100's of users running queries
  • 3 Billion events daily – (clicks, searches, impressions, photo uploads, reviews, calls, etc.)
  • Generating 1 terabyte (TB) of data daily
  • YP  platform experienced a 99.999% uptime in 2014

Visit our Engineering Blog created by YP's Tech Team.


Meet our CTO, Darren Clark.

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Our Sales Tribe is over 3500 employee across 33 states. Imagine being able to help the local businesses in your communities develop marketing campaigns that drives customers.  

A few reasons why you should sign up today:


Base + uncapped comission structure plus car allowance, IPad, and Full Benefits (Medical/Vision/Dental)

Paid Training- Your first week will be at our Digital Headquarters in Glendale, CA where you will kick off your career!

Incentive Trips- Make your numbers and enjoy a sales trip to Hawaii in 2015. 

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    I have been working at YP (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Awesome leadership team! Benefits, vacation time and constant training of new products.

    Cons

    some of the platforms we use could be intertwined to just one instead of multiple platforms.

    Advice to Management

    none-keep up the good work

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YP Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at YP (Indianapolis, IN).

    Interview

    Review previous jobs, role play and try and close the interviewer, easy and stress free. The sales manager also introduced me to the General manager and also then explained the 2 positions that were available.

    Interview Questions

    • Why I would be a good fit for the position   1 Answer
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YP Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work, Baton Rouge Business Report, 2014

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