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Great place to work... as long as you don't have to keep looking over your shoulder

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Former Employee - Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
Former Employee - Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA

I worked at Yahoo full-time

Pros

- Absolute best benefits
- Great work-life balance
- Great campus vibe
- Opportunity to learn a lot
- A lot of smart people work here

Cons

- Stack ranking has made it very competitive and it's not enough to just do your job well, you have to outdo your peers which makes things very political

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  1. Y! is a great place to work

    Current Contractor - Project Manager in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Contractor - Project Manager in Sunnyvale, CA

    I have been working at Yahoo as a contractor (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    There is free food, a gym, friendly people. Another nice thing is there is a shuttle to and from many location around the bay area.

    Cons

    The company is a little stagnant as far as growth, so there is not a lot of upside for career advancement at this point.

  2. Great Products, Fast Paced Team, Culture Needs Improvement

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Yahoo full-time

    Pros

    Yahoo! definitely has it's perks as a company, but make sure to vet the team you'll be working on
    -smart people on my team
    -fast paced projects with company wide scope
    -volleyball courts

    Cons

    -some folks are just there to pay the mortgage

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