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Yahoo President and CEO Marissa Mayer
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    Former Employee - Product Manager in Sunnyvale, CA
    Former Employee - Product Manager in Sunnyvale, CA

    I worked at Yahoo full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Really smart people and a lot of innovation.

    Cons

    The company lost out to Google and couldn't catch up.

    Advice to Management

    Take care of you technical staff and get some focus.


Yahoo Interviews

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    Software Engineer Interview

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    Negative Experience

    Interview

    - Telephonic interview for 1 hour
    - Onsite interviews consisting multiple (4-5) rounds
    - Recruiter round
    - Round with director or senior director depending on the position you are interviewed for
    - More rounds if required
    - For some candidates, they offer an onsite programming challenge consisting of a programming question you need to finish within 2 hours

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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