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Decent engineers and designer, poor senior management that lacks discipline and accountability

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  • 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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  1.  

    Vibrant tech company with a bit too much politics.

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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

    Company is supportive - Yahoo encourages and fosters new ideas and technologies and rewards employees for creating new stuff. Many great peers to work with.

    Cons

    Many not so great people to work with. There is a little too much politics in the company. There is a sort of identity crisis for the company - trying to reclaim former glory.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I really have no advice for management other than to focus on hiring and rewarding the best talent. Don't let Yahoo slip into a has been company.

    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Just keeping the ship afloat

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA

    I worked at Yahoo

    Pros

    A company with a lot of great history, interesting technology, and a few dedicated and smart people. Generally good pay, perks, and total compensation.

    Cons

    A lot of people are complacent. While there are new products launched with regularity, few of them are noteworthy. The company is very interested in protecting their revenue, but not very interested in innovation.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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