Lyft Employee Reviews about "flexible hours"

Updated Mar 23, 2020

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3.4
56%
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59%
Approve of CEO
Lyft CEO Logan Green
Logan Green
1,176 Ratings
Pros
  • "Lyft allowed me to work flexible hours when I wanted to strive towards my passions after graduating college(in 128 reviews)

  • "Flexible schedule for busy artists(in 100 reviews)

Cons
  • "Dealing with drunk passengers you have to be careful(in 229 reviews)

  • "High Contractor Expenses, Low Paying Rides(in 217 reviews)

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  1. "Hours"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Freelancer - Driver in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Lyft for more than a year

    Pros

    flexible hours and assist with car expenses

    Cons

    traffic if you work in Los Angeles

  2. "Upper management exploiting their drivers."

    2.0
    Current Freelancer - Driver in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Lyft for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible hours and ease of payment.

    Cons

    Significant diminished ride requests over the past year. Drivers now flood the platform. Non-existent support and follow-up when issues are raised. No sense of belonging. Drivers are on their own.

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  3. Helpful (1)

    "Very Poor Support Function will cost you money"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Freelancer - Driver 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Lyft for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible Hours-Great Debit Card (Lightyears Superior to Uber)

    Cons

    Horrible Support Function-Will Cost You Money

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  4. "Good In-Between/Part Time"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Freelancer - Driver in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Lyft for more than a year

    Pros

    Lyft allowed me to work flexible hours when I wanted to strive towards my passions after graduating college. A great in-between jobs, job.

    Cons

    They don't take out taxes, but they do provide some help come tax-season. Paid the bills but don't plan on doing it forever.

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  5. "Decent pay, not much else"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Driver in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Lyft for less than a year

    Pros

    Pay was good, and let me work flexible hours. Customers I drove were generally nice and friendly. It paid the bills

    Cons

    Put alot of miles on my car and spent alot of money on gas, even though I was driving a hybrid. Jobs were also hit and miss. Sometimes I would get a dozen jobs an hour, sometimes I would get 1 after 4 hours.

  6. "flexible hours, pay is still ok in 2020"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - OTR/L, CHT in Phila, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Lyft for more than 3 years

    Pros

    quick money and flexible hours

    Cons

    a lot of beating up on your vehicle

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  7. Helpful (1)

    "No Job Security and Terrible bonus pay. They don't care about drivers"

    1.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Freelancer - Driver in Seattle, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Lyft for less than a year

    Pros

    Payouts immediate with 50 cent charge flexible hours

    Cons

    They deactivated me after 130+ rides 5 star review average because a single person clicked the safety button (no comment as to why)

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  8. "Okay"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Freelancer - Driver 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Lyft for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible hours, incentives, and comfortable setting

    Cons

    maintenance on car, gas, annoying customers, and random destinations that can be very far away.

  9. "na"

    5.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Freelancer - Driver/Home Maker 

    I have been working at Lyft

    Pros

    Flexible hours. Management of self

    Cons

    Great company ethic. No additional advice at this time

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  10. "Driver, Lyft"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Freelancer - Driver in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Lyft for less than a year

    Pros

    -Flexible hours and schedule -Enjoyable passengers and conversations -Networking with hundreds of different people

    Cons

    -Minimal benefits -1099 employee (responsible for own taxes) -No say in any changes to app or system

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