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Lyft Reviews

Updated Jul 22, 2019

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Lyft CEO Logan Green
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282 Ratings
  1. "State-of-the-art Android Development with a fantastic team!"

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    Current Employee - Android Engineer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lyft full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - Large, but modular codebase - Best tools to get the job done - Great team and work-life balance

    Cons

    - Kinda have to be a self-starter and hit the ground running. - Lots & Lots of set up, where you can easily get lost in the process

    Lyft2019-07-22
  2. "great company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lyft part-time

    Pros

    Flexibility, quick easy pay out

    Cons

    Takes forever for someone to email u back. Hope u dont have an emergency ur on ur own.

    Lyft2019-07-16
  3. "Wish they kept the Lyfy Mentor program around!"

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    Former Employee - Lyft Mentor 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Lyft part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    work wherever you want, when you want

    Cons

    nothing to complain about!

    Lyft2019-07-08
  4. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Car Detailer in Oakland, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lyft part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Everything is online so there is little contact.

    Cons

    Everything is online so it's hard to complete some areas.

    Advice to Management

    A lot could be done quicker in person.

    Lyft2019-07-08
  5. "Great culture & fast-paced"

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    Current Employee - Program Coordinator in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lyft full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Friendly culture People genuinely want to help each other Competitive pay

    Cons

    Lots of work to do People burnout quickly

    Advice to Management

    Slow down, strategize and then plan forward

    Lyft2019-07-02
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Love driving for Lyft"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at Lyft

      Pros

      Work when and where and as much as you want

      Cons

      No health insurance and doesn’t withhold taxes

      Advice to Management

      Keep less in platform fees to increase driver pay

      Lyft2019-06-14
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      "Great company! Great values! Exciting work!"

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      Current Employee - Senior Community Associate in Riverside, CA
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Lyft full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Newly public tech company with exponential growth on the horizon

      Cons

      Ridesharing is still the Wild West. Things change often,

      Lyft2019-06-05
    • Helpful (1)

      "Amazing"

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      Current Employee - Delivery Driver in Newark, NJ
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Lyft full-time for less than a year

      Pros

      You get to experience your city and see what is out there you as well get to help your community members arrive to their destination

      Cons

      Bathroom breaks level of need in spaces you heading to as well your need to have an ez pass

      Advice to Management

      Be more accommodating to the different situations drivers go through expand your areas and departments individuals can speak to about certain situations.

      Lyft2019-06-04
    • "Good values, great benefits, interesting work"

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      Current Employee - Software Engineer 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Lyft full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Good values, great benefits, interesting work

      Cons

      Dealing with promotions is a pain

      Lyft2019-04-17
    • Helpful (1)

      "Progressive company"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Lyft full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Socially and environmentally conscious, wants to do well by their users and employees, contributions are valued

      Cons

      A work in progress

      Lyft2019-04-15
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