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It's getting better!

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  • Senior Management
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Current Employee - Service Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
Current Employee - Service Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA

I have been working at Yahoo full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

After 5 CEO's as in as many years, the outlook here at Yahoo! is looking much brighter since Marissa has come onboard.

Cons

Free food? Free iphones? Free Macs? There isn't a CON I think of. Other than I wished these changes happened sooner (Marissa) before we lost so much good talent.

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Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Underrated place to work

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

    I have been working at Yahoo full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Finally, a product-oriented CEO who gets it!
    Huge opportunity for impact.
    Good work/life balance.
    Renewed management transparency.

    Cons

    SVPs and VPs could be stronger.
    Prior issues with accountability
    Lack of conviction/patience on new products.
    Silicon Valley journalists love to make the company look bad.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue raising the talent bar, and stay out of the way.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Things are a lot better since Marissa came onboard. Definitely one of the best places to work at so far.

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

    I have been working at Yahoo full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Free food
    Free phone
    Up to date hardware
    New focus on cutting edge
    Work hard play hard

    Cons

    Expected indirectly to check email / be ready for an emergency at any time of the day/week

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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