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Web Developer Interview

Anonymous Employee
No Offer
Neutral Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Yahoo in November 2013.

Interview

Saw a post on a social media site advertising that Yahoo was looking for web developers. Having recently taught myself webdev, I decided to email my resume. Within two weeks I received a response that I had been chosen for a phone screen.

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    Web Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Yahoo (Sunnyvale, CA) in January 2013.

    Interview

    I was called on the phone and asked about an hour worth of questions. They were not too specific. Then the following week I answered some technical questions online with the interviewer. Two weeks following I was asked to come onsite to interview with the engineering staff.

    Interview Questions

    • Write a program that prints the numbers 1-100, but for numbers that are multiples of 3 print "Fizz" and for numbers that are multiples of 5 print "Buzz". For numbers that are multiples of 3 and 5 print "FizzBuzz".   3 Answers
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    Web Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Yahoo (San Francisco, CA) in January 2012.

    Interview

    It was a telephone interview. A basic get to know you/what are your skills interview.

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    Web Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Yahoo (Sunnyvale, CA) in June 2011.

    Interview

    internal refer and get contacted by the hiring manager by email directly after 2 weeks to set up an phone interview. last one hour : basic data structure and project experience. algorim question: find the intersection of two sorted arrays . design a card game desgin pattern ? factory ,adapter some basic javascript and css questions. what is the type of javascript?

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    Web Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Menlo Park, CA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Yahoo (Menlo Park, CA) in February 2010.

    Interview

    The worst interview I ever had was for a web developer position with Yahoo! I was interviewed by a team of arrogant web developers. None of the people who interviewed me had any people skills. They basically interviewed me one-on-one, one right after the other. They bombarded me with questions that you could tell they were working on solving at the moment, and when I couldn't answer them on-the-fly without researching the problem and searching the Internet for solutions, they showed me out the door as if I had wasted their time.

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    • Database case study problem and object-oriented JavaScript questions.   Answer Question
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    Web Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Yahoo (Santa Clara, CA) in October 2007.

    Interview

    I had a phone interview with a Yahoo! technical recruiter, and then an in-person interview at the Yahoo! facility with five individuals, most of whom were other developers on the technical team with the vacancy. The phone interview was very standard, and comfortable for me because it was like so many others I've had. It was exactly as general as these tend to be. The in-person interview involved my traveling to the Yahoo! building in Santa Clara, where I passed through the working area to a meeting room. I was really disappointed to see that some of my favorite Web innovations are engineered in such a run-of-the-mill cube farm, lit from overhead by horrible, glaring fluorescent lights; I'd expected something with more consideration for the comfort of the techs. The people who interviewed me were diverse in nationality and gender, which impressed me. None seemed to be older than thirty, and only one seemed to be very poised or experienced in the task of interviewing a job candidate. Indeed, the worst interviewer was the team lead, who had a list of printed questions he hesitated to discard. At one point I was, to be honest, failing to answer the technical question he'd posed; eventually, I answered, "I don't know," and paused. His response was to ask the exact same question, using the exact same wording, again. I don't remember what I said at this point, but I remember thinking, "I would so entirely hate working for this man." I guess the purpose of the interview--finding out whether company and candidate are a good match--was satisfied at this point.

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    • I don't remember the exact question. It was something about object-oriented PHP.   Answer Question
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    Web Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sunnyvale, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Yahoo (Sunnyvale, CA) in February 2007.

    Interview

    My interview took all day long and exhausting. However, some people have been hired after interviews with a few people and finished within an hour. Later I became a hiring manager and noticed that the process is depending on availability of interviewers and work schedules (or laziness). Many interviewers do not have ability to judge technical skills (when hiring an engineer) so they simply see if they personally like the candidate or not.

    Interview Questions

    • Very vague questions like "what is a DTD?". "what is a box model?"   Answer Question

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