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2 people found this helpful  

Love working here

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Sunnyvale, CA
Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Sunnyvale, CA

I have been working at Yahoo full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Lots of smart colleagues to learn from
Wonderful laid back environment
Flexible Hours
Well rewarded for good performance
Foosball and pool tables
tasty cafetaria

Cons

Comparatively underpaid
Dirty politics in some teams
Too much process
A little behind in adapting cutting edge analytics
Should provide a little training for engineers moving into data analysis

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Increase the pay to avoid people jumping ships
Crush politics and people going behind the backs of colleagues

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    got great technology but not knowing how to use it

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA

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

    Pros

    Fun chill culture, great products, huge audience and great technology.
    Lots of opportunities to interact with users and industry peers.
    Clear career development paths.
    Good benefit.

    Cons

    Yahoo! started as a technology company and created a lot of great technologies that are the bests in the industry and got adopted by many other peers, however, leadership team does not know how to leverage these great technologies and pursuit media path ...

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Go back to technology route and keep innovating.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    Not a good place to be anymore

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA

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

    Pros

    Work life balance, friendly environment, above average compensation

    Cons

    Management sucks. Most of the good engineers are already gone.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Quit playing re-org game. It is not cool.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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