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A very flexible place to work but he senior management team and board are incompetent as far as I am concerned.

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Current Employee - Principal Engineer
Current Employee - Principal Engineer

I have been working at Yahoo

Disapproves of CEO
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

The overall compensation package is pretty darn good and the work environment is very flexible.

Cons

Business and engineering processes are nearly non-existent. I could probably write a book on all of the problems within Yahoo.

Advice to Management

The lack of vision is really astounding. I have no problem with laying off people if there is justification and a well thought out plan behind the layoff. Executive management should try better communicating with senior management and solicit their input when making such major personnel changes. There should be clear strategic goals conveying what is trying to be accomplished. Even when executive management does happen to come up with some goals, there never seems to be an tactical plan for accomplishing those goals. To me, this is a failure in communication between the executive management team and the senior management team.

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  1. Good

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Yahoo

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    New technologies and smart people

    Cons

    Rapidly changing directions and organization structure


  2. Helpful (1)

    Overall, good, but it wore on me after 4 years of constant change and poor management decisions

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Yahoo

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    A dynamic high energy company when things are good. Smart and creative people with nice camaraderie. Great world wide brand recognition.

    Cons

    Lacks a clear vision of what the company is all about. The sooner they figure this out, the sooner they can focus their resources in the right direction. INNOVATE - come up with something that is game changing

    Advice to Management

    There should be a rotational aspect to the company that encourages more bottoms up promotions. There is a a layer of VP's that just get recycled after each re-org and maybe it is time for new leadership at this level.


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