At Persado, 97 percent of employees say their workplace is great.



This review is based on 112 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 2.68. It was published on Jul 14, 2016. 4601 Visitors

What Employees Say

I am able to take time off from work when I think it's necessary.
People here are given a lot of responsibility.
People here are paid fairly for the work they do.
I'm proud to tell others I work here.
People celebrate special events around here.

What They Do

We asked Persado to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

  Persado’s cognitive content platform generates messages that inspire action. Persado provides leading global brands with “smart content” that maximizes engagement with any audience, for every touchpoint, at scale, while delivering unique insight into the specific triggers that drive action.

About this Company

Website: Industry: Advertising & Marketing
US Headquarters: New York, New York US Sites: 2
Major Locations: San Francisco, California US Employees: 124
Employees Worldwide: 73 Corporate Structure: Private
Founded: 2012

Persado has been awarded:

Best Medium Workplaces 2016 (ranked 62)

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Perks and Programs

We asked Persado to share a few programs they feel really capture what's unique about their workplace. Here is what they had to say.

  • Weekly Happy Hour Thursdays: We celebrate birthdays and new hires. COO takes opportunity to provide a quick, casual update on the business. Any new programs or client deals that may have closed. Tapas, wine, beer and a variety delicious healthy snacks are served.
  • Themed office events: Costume party with first, second and third place winners on the worst costume - not best! Ugly sweater contests. Cinco de Mayo themed party.
  • Honorary Employee Guest: Employees are encouraged to visit our global offices. Co-workers treat lunch and sometimes dinner. They share a few cocktails show them around town and help them navigate the country they are in. Sort of like an exchange office program (similar to a foreign exchange student program).
  • Annual Company Offsites: The entire company goes away together for a week in select destinations. Destinations: Dublin Ireland, Monterey. California. It's a learning adventure intertwined with team building events like sandcastle building, bonfires, s'mores and cocktails.
  • Zog Sports Teams: Employees can join and form their own baseball, basketball or volleyball teams sponsored by the company. After a tough game they are welcomed to share a few brews .
  • Family/Kids Day: Employees are welcome to bring their kids to work. Kids of all ages get to mingle and play games, share some ice cream and other goodies.
  • Ice Cream Social Days: Fun filled day where employees are treated to making their own sundae or choosing soft serve ice cream. Day filled with sweetness.


80% Company-paid health coverage for employees (Employees Below Executive Level) 80% Company-paid health coverage for dependents (Employees Below Executive Level)


  • 401(k)
  • Stock options to employees
  • Pre-tax savings account


  • Free snacks during the day
  • Free breakfast foods on a regular, daily basis
  • Free beverages during the day
  • Subsidized public transportation
Defining our core values


28 days Paid time off after one year of full-time employment Unlimited Paid sick days after one year of full-time employment


  • Flexible schedule (25% use it)
  • Telecommute option (10% use it)


90 days Job-protected maternity leave20 days Fully-paid maternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)
90 days Average length of maternity leave new mothers take10 days Job-protected paternity leave
10 days Fully-paid paternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)10 days Average length of paternity leave new fathers take
90 days Job-protected parental leave for adoptive parents20 days Fully-paid parental leave for adoptive parents (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)
*Employees are not required to use all their personal paid time off before taking parental leave. All employees are eligible for parental leave benefits.


  • Lactation room(s)
  • Paid sick leave to care for a child or relative


  • Medical care
  • Vision care
  • Mental health care
  • Dental care
  • Prescription drug subsidy
  • Alternative treatments (such as acupuncture, homeopathy, or chiropractic)


  • Married employees in same-sex or heterosexual relationships receive the same benefits
  • Non-birth parents in same-sex relationships can take parental leave
Family/Kids Day



How to Get Hired

We asked Persado for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.

What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?

Potential fit for Persado is someone with the following characteristics: - Highly analytical. - Commercially savvy in digital landscapes. - Passionate, enthusiastic and wants to be part of building a great product/service and company. - Natural collaborator and team player who is driven to succeed.  - Demonstrates continuous improvement. - Goes the extra mile for all stakeholders. - Has high level of integrity, and drive.    

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

Prospective employees can showcase their expertise via proposals and ideas to help us grow our business. They can also faciliate potential client introductions through their professional network.    

Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?

We are focused on hiring Sales, Customer Success, Engineering and Operations roles. We are looking for canddiates who are experts and are craving to join a leader in cognitive technology. 

What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?

Interested candidates should visit our careers page to learn more about our opportunities. Candidates are also encouraged to learn more about our culture and people, by viewing our videos and profile on The Muse, as well as, Glassdoor. Candidates are also welcomed to reach out directly to any of our leaders in their respective area of expertise, by sending an email or LinkedIn message.

hiring Outlook

110 Job openings forecast for coming year 134% Job Growth
42 Average applicants per opening 5,265 Applications received
71 Positions filled in past year 41% New hires by employee referrals
125 New positions created 96 Jobs filled by current employees
Yes Recruits on college campuses 5 New graduates hired
3% Voluntary turnover for full-time employees
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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