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Updated Aug 6, 2022

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3.8
73%
Recommend to a Friend
68%
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Postmates Co-Founder & CEO Bastian Lehmann
Bastian Lehmann
206 Ratings

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Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "Great people to work with who are always willing to help(in 41 reviews)
  • "The benefits are great!(in 36 reviews)
  • "Local, good pay, Navigation, Driving experience(in 23 reviews)
  • "Culture is great, love the coworkers(in 15 reviews)
  • "Nice teammates good culture(in 14 reviews)
Cons
  • "Horrible management not enough training.(in 25 reviews)
  • "rude ceo. the ceo publicly calls out people of slack with inappropriate language.(in 18 reviews)
  • "I've never witnessed a CEO literally speak down to his employees because of circumstances that are outside our control (like a store who's sold out of shoes he requested) so naturally he fires the courier and the managers who did their best to find an alternate solution.(in 18 reviews)
  • "horrible leadership that was always on the back foot and was incompetent.(in 15 reviews)
  • "Upper management was gutted and changed over to new people who no longer cares about its employees...it's solely about turning a profit.(in 13 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Thanks

    Aug 6, 2022 - Courier Driver in Cerritos, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Flexible hours Gratuity Incentives Self worth

    Cons

    Down time Location delivered are difficult

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  2. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Postmate

    Aug 5, 2022 - Product Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    As close to a meritocracy as any company I've experienced. Fast paced environment with opportunity to make significant impact. A company org that fostered advancement from within.

    Cons

    At times, there could have been a better separation of politics from the workplace.

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  3. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Great place to work

    Jun 27, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Amazing environment and good people to work with

    Cons

    Poor work life balance during busy times

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  4. 4.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Stellar Management

    May 11, 2022 - Account Executive 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Management did a great job at preparing our team to be successful at our jobs and were always working with us to get better.

    Cons

    Working in different markets for this company would be much more difficult in some areas than others and that made compensation difficult to predict.

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  5. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Good company

    Jun 4, 2022 - Robotics in San Francisco, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good culture, nice company policy and growth

    Cons

    Transparency, lay offs, perks can be better.

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  6. 3.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Fun job, not fun in today's economy.

    Jul 10, 2022 - Fleet Delivery in San Bernardino, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Meeting new people and in turn learning about new stuff!

    Cons

    Not a lot of orders, even in red zones.

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  7. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Great Workplace

    May 24, 2022 - Customer Service Representative (CSR) in Nashville, TN
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Very Diverse. Great for young people.

    Cons

    Disorganized work environment. Poor employee turnaround

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  8. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Working for Postmates is Chill

    Apr 22, 2022 - Delivery Driver 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    I like that I don't have to be there early in the morning. I just work whenever I find the time to in my hectic schedule.

    Cons

    It's way too many miles on my personal vehicle.

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  9. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Great place to work

    May 9, 2022 - Software Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good place to work. Nice teammates good culture

    Cons

    The company got aquired by uber.

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  10. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Pretty good tech company, nice people

    Apr 7, 2022 - Director 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great perks and benefits. Really liked the people on my team - team matters a lot!

    Cons

    A lot of cultural changes from Uber acquisition. Not easy to work with management sometimes - expectations are not clear.

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Postmates Reviews FAQs

Postmates has an overall rating of 3.8 out of 5, based on over 577 reviews left anonymously by employees. 73% of employees would recommend working at Postmates to a friend and 51% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 2% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Postmates employees rate their compensation and benefits as 4.1 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Postmates. This rating has improved by 5% over the last 12 months.

73% of Postmates employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Postmates 3.9 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.9 for culture and values and 3.7 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Postmates to be career development, benefits, coworkers and the cons to be senior leadership, management, culture.

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