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

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  • 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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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    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. 1 person found this helpful  

    great comapny

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

    I have been working at Yahoo full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    threats its developers as rock stars

    Cons

    middle management... as mostly everywhere.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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