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Exciting environment filled with stupid upper management spoiling the company

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Software QA Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
Current Employee - Software QA Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA

I have been working at Yahoo

Pros

Great work culture
Good management of work-life balance
Great support from colleagues
Technically sound people; so a lot to learn

Cons

Too much panic situation in upper management
Insecurity in the mind of employees because of frequent lay-offs
Too many stupid decisions taken in too less time and going nowhere even after doing that
Wasting talent, letting go brilliant minds who end up joining competitors

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Please please please act wisely. Firing people is easy, winning trust of good people is NOT

Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

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    good culture

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA

    I have been working at Yahoo

    Pros

    culture, gym, campus, on-site amenities

    Cons

    the continued changes in leadership and focus

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    hope the changes will move the company in the right direction.

    No opinion of CEO
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    Decent engineers and designer, poor senior management that lacks discipline and accountability

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

    I have been working at Yahoo

    Pros

    Very good work life balance and respect for employees
    Have the opportunity to address very large audiences around the world
    Opportunity to develop new products in a large scale

    Cons

    Classic 'ivory tower' behavior by senior management
    Senior management believes they know it all and do not seek opinions and advice of their people on the ground
    Lacks discipline across the org

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Empower recommendations to come from below and transform them into the right decisions
    Start behaving in a disciplined way and have expectations of your people
    Set goals, measure and have benefits/consequences

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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