Yext's mission is to help people Go Places™. The Yext Location Cloud enables businesses to drive face-to-face and digital interactions that boost brand awareness, foot traffic, and sales. Over 650,000 businesses use Yext to manage their location data across the web—including on Google, Apple, Facebook, Bing, and Yahoo.
How to Get Hired
We asked Yext 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?
At Yext, we believe a recipe for success is aligning our talent with our company goals. Therefore, we’ve identified the below characteristics under each core value.
Learn Fast: individuals who focus on trying new things, take the initiative, learn from mistakes, incorporate feedback into their behavior, demonstrate knowledge and expertise, and develop new skills and abilities.
Think Big: individuals who set ambitious objectives and goals, set high standards for themselves, make smart and timely decisions, go above and beyond what's expected, act as thought leaders on team, work well cross-functionally, and are approachable and collaborative.
Get Stuff Done: individuals who are proactive, prioritize efficiently, communicate effectively, deliver quality results, are highly organized, build trust and accountability, and are adaptable to change.
What can prospective employees do to get your attention?
At Yext, we love technology. We want individuals who are not only passionate about the space but also passionate about our mission, putting perfect location information in every hand to help people Go Places. By providing professional marketers with a platform where they can manage all of their geodata and content across the web, we are empowering businesses and connecting them with their customers. In turn, we help drive consumers from their growing number of digital devices and get them where they need to be. We want to hire individuals who get excited about contributing to our mission.
Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?
We are hiring across the board, but consistently focusing our efforts on Revenue, Technology, and Product—which includes leadership and individual contributor roles across Sales in Enterprise, Partner and Small Business divisions, and Software Engineers and Product Managers of varying levels.
What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?
Please head to our careers website for opportunities and instructions on how to apply: http://www.yext.com/careers
The fastest way to join our team is to network with our employees. We believe that referrals make the best hires because we value the opinion and advice of our people. Due to the competitive hiring environment, it is critical that every Yext employee play a role in hiring. Our employee referral program (ERP) is the easiest way we do this. The purpose of the ERP is to recruit high quality talent into hard-to-fill, mission critical, and highly competitive positions. Recruiting great talent is important for Yext’s continued growth and success. The employee referral program is intended to bring in the best possible talent for Yext.