Zendesk Overview

  • www.zendesk.com
  • San Francisco, CA
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 2007
  • Company - Public (ZEN)
  • Enterprise Software & Network Solutions
  • $1 to $2 billion (USD)

Zendesk is a global CRM company that creates beautifully simple software with one goal in mind: to improve communication between a company and its customers. We currently serve over 150,000 customers, across hundreds of industries in over 30 languages. From start-ups to large ...
Mission: Zendesk is a service-first CRM company that builds software designed to improve customer relationships. As employees, we encourage each other to grow and innovate. As a company, we roll up our sleeves to plant roots in the communities we call home.

Company Updates

October 19, 2020
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Multiple crises were affecting our employees. We felt an urgent need to support them. Empathy circles were born: safe spaces where our people could talk and feel safe
Shared image - Empathy circles: from a moment to a movement - Zendesk
Empathy circles: from a moment to a movement - Zendesk
September 21, 2020
Back in June our global ProdDev team held a virtual Tech Summit with over 1,000 attendees, 4 keynotes, 91 content sessions, and more. The best part? We've raised money for Black Girls CODE, The Codette Project, and HackYourFuture!!
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Zendesk Reviews

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Mikkel Svane
Mikkel Svane
214 Ratings
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Current Employee, more than 1 year

"A company that really values people and relationships"

Sep 8, 2020 - Instructional Designer in San Francisco, CA
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO


Company culture is great -- they really value people and relationships, and communicate well. They've been really supportive of their employees throughout Covid and there are interesting, creative


The base salary is a bit on the low side compared to instructional design salaries elsewhere in tech in the Bay Area.
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Diversity & Inclusion at Zendesk

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Diversity Programs & Initiatives


Global Veterans Network celebrates veterans in and out of Zendesk. Collectively, they guide veterans transitioning into the workforce with professional training and coaching opportunities. 


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Zendesk Interviews

Getting an Interview
Applied online58%
Employee Referral20%

  1. Featured Interview

    Engineering Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Ireland
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    I applied through an employee referral The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Zendesk (Ireland) in Sep 2017


    Friendly, efficient, professional. Started with a 30 minute screen, then a technical screen. Followed up with an on site interview with four more people. Last step as a short one to one in a different date.

    Tell me about a time when your team solved a problem

    1 Answers

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Zendesk Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality 2021Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index2021
  • Fortune 100 Best Workplaces (Medium)Fortune2017
  • 15 Companies With Excellent Work-Life Balance Hiring NowGlassdoor2017
  • The 25 Best Small and Medium-Size Workplaces in the Bay AreaFortune Magazine2017
  • The 30 Best Workplaces in TechnologyFortune2017

Pledges & Certifications

  • Tech Hiring Commitment

    Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

  • Social Responsibility Pledge

    Formal programs or foundation to give back to communities

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

  • Pledge to Thrive

    Taking steps to prioritize employee well-being

  • Pay Equality Pledge

    Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

  • Career Advancement Program

    Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

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Zendesk FAQ

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What are perks and other benefits like at Zendesk?

...The company has great perks, really good stock options, great benefits, fun events....

October 21, 2020

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