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A good place to get experience with working with services dealing with a large scale traffic.

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Former Employee - Senior Engineering Manager in Sunnyvale, CA
Former Employee - Senior Engineering Manager in Sunnyvale, CA

I worked at Yahoo full-time (more than 8 years)

Pros

All the perks expected in a Silicon Valley internet company of the size.
Diversity of products and expertise within the company.

Cons

Becoming too much like Google and losing identity as Yahoo!
The performance evaluation process that discourages collaborations.

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Positive Outlook
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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    It has been very pleasant, but outgrowing the role and size of company makes movement tough.

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    Current Employee - Senior Account Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Account Manager in Los Angeles, CA

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

    Pros

    - Solid Company
    - Innovating to catch up within the space
    - Work life balance still good (although changing)
    - Diverse and intelligent people to work with.

    Cons

    - Work life balance beginning to shift toward Google
    - High pressure with more reviews and box-checking for every employee
    - Very structured, limiting movement outside the org you are currently aligned with
    - Rapid changes without support plans provided make for a frustrating environment

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    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    A real roller coaster of a ride.

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

    I worked at Yahoo full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    A huge audience means a huge impact for your work.

    Cons

    Upper management turnover can leave you with whiplash.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Let your managers manage, don't force rankings.

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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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