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Yahoo President and CEO Marissa Mayer
Marissa Mayer
591 Ratings
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    Great company, awesome opportunities to work on!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Sunnyvale, CA

    I have been working at Yahoo full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    - very talented and seasoned workforce around you
    - opportunity to move across domains and verticals
    - excellent leadership team, CEO meets employees every week

    Cons

    - few really old people in the system doing the same thing for 10-15 years and are not open to discussion

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep pushing the whole organizational alignment per the yearly goals so as to avoid friction.

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Yahoo Interviews

Updated Jan 26, 2015
Updated Jan 26, 2015

Interview Experience

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    Had three onsite interviews, which were easy to medium in difficulty. The interviewers did not seem that well prepared but everyone was in general friendly and competent.
    However, HR is a mess. It took them over three months from the day of my onsite interview to send me an actual offer letter, which is completely unacceptable. Furthermore they didn't communicate with me at all--they'd tell me they would get back to me that week and then not respond for another 2-3 weeks. And you can bet they won't reimburse you for your onsite interview.
    I had a good onsite interview experience and might even have considered Yahoo had their recruiting team not been so awful. It really reflects badly on the rest of the company.

    Interview Questions
    • Coding question before the interviews started on your own personal computer, can't share however because of NDA   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    Had offers from better companies that were actually prompt in communicating with me

    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

Yahoo Awards & Accolades

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Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2012
Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2011
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Additional Info

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Website www.yahoo.com
Headquarters Sunnyvale, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1994
Type Company - Public (YHOO)
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Google, Microsoft, AOL

Yahoo! wants to spread some cheer to Internet users around the world. Its network of websites offers news, entertainment, and shopping, as well as search results powered by Microsoft's Bing offering. Yahoo! generates most of its revenue through providing search and display advertising to Web operations in three categories: Communications & Communities (including Yahoo! Mail, Yahoo! Messenger, Yahoo! Groups, and Flickr), Search and Marketplaces (Yahoo! Search), and Media (Yahoo! Homepage, Yahoo! Finance, and Yahoo! Sports). Other revenues come from fee-based services such... More

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