Recruiter Job Spotlight: Lyft

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This week’s Recruiter Job Spotlight is on Lyft, a ridesharing and delivery service that develops, markets, and operates as a mobile app, offering vehicles for hire, motorized scooters, a bicycle-sharing system, rental cars, and food delivery.

Ride by ride, Lyft is changing the way our world works. Founded in 2012, Lyft operates in 644 cities in the United States and 12 cities in Canada. They also have over 45 Lyft offices worldwide, including Nashville, Montreal, and Mexico City.

Benefits & Perks

Lyft offers a range of well-being benefits, including excellent medical, dental, and vision insurance options. They support physical well-being covering One Medical membership fees where it’s available. They also offer free access to licensed therapists for all US Employees (and dependents) through their Modern Health partnership. Lyft is also proud to offer new parents 18 weeks of paid time away. You can take it all at once or in one-week increments. Biological, adoptive, and foster parents are all eligible.

Lyft has you covered when you need time off to be with family, treat a medical condition, take a dream vacation or recharge. In addition to observed holidays,  employees are offered unlimited paid vacation.

Lyft offers learning tools and resources, including a subscription to Udemy to better your career and feed your curiosity. They also have financial training sessions to help you make smart decisions for the future.

Employees receive free Lyft memberships and provide pre-tax commuter benefits.

Lyft’s Values.

Lyft believes that it is imperative to wow its customers. Everyone is on the front lines of customer service, no matter what role they are in, meaning Lyft goes above and beyond to serve others with high-quality products and hospitality they can rely on. Lyft works hard to leave our customers with a smile.

At Lyft, they create fearlessly. They have a bias for action and value taking bold, calculated risks. They move fast and don’t make customers wait. When they fail, they learn from it, adjust, and try again. When they get it right, they take pride in their accomplishments. At Lyft, they continuously push themselves and others to improve and set a higher bar.

Building great teams at Lyft is a cornerstone of their company values. They recruit and develop exceptional talent because they know that every person at Lyft is unique and matters. That’s why it’s also important to them to create an inclusive environment where everyone is safe to be themselves. They offer Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) to help foster diversity and inclusion.

Lyft’s mission is to improve people’s lives with the world’s best transportation. To do this, they start internally by creating an open, inclusive, and diverse organization.

Check out some great roles at Lyft:  is a hiring platform for the world’s largest network of recruiters. We empower businesses to recruit specialized talent faster with virtual teams of recruiters and AI job-matching technology. 

Laurel Lockwood is a Marketing Coordinator at