Citysearch Reviews

31 Reviews
31 Reviews
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Citysearch President Jay Herratti
Jay Herratti
18 Ratings

    Good place to start your career

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Chicago, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Chicago, IL (US)

    I have been working at Citysearch full-time (more than an year)


    decent money, great place to start learning about the corporate environment, convenient location if you live in the city, great team environment


    compensation could be much better and more apparent, better training, better management. expect to work long hours

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Offer more training to employees and lay out the job assignments during the hiring process so the work-life balance is better appreciated.

    No opinion of CEO

Citysearch Interviews

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Interview Experience


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Getting an Interview


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    Manager Interview

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    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Citysearch.

    Interview Details

    Initial phone screening with internal recruiter which lasted about 45-60 minutes. It was a typical questionnaire of how I would handle certain business situations. I also had 2 face to face interviews with my direct boss. These meetings were less formal. Had extensive phone interview with the VP of Sales.

    Interview Questions
    • None of the questions were difficult or unexpected. They were very expected. I was asked how I would handle certain business scenarios, why I wanted to work at the company and how I thought I could contribute to the company's success.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I was able to negotiate. The negotiation was done with the recruiter.
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Headquarters West Hollywood, CA
Size 16 to 50 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Media
Revenue £1 to £5 million (GBP) per year
Competitors Google, Yelp, Groupon

This online enterprise tracks down things to do all around town. CityGrid Media operates Citysearch, an online provider of local entertainment and business listings, operating city-specific websites covering major metropolitan areas. In 2010 the company changed its name from Citysearch to CityGrid Media; however, the name of its flagship Citysearch site remains unchanged. The name change reflects the company's new identity as a local content and advertising network that reaches consumers through Citysearch, as well as through its Insider Pages (business reviews) and the... More

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