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Jumbled mess

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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Senior Manager in London, England (UK)
Former Employee - Senior Manager in London, England (UK)

I worked at Yahoo

Disapproves of CEO
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Well respected company, good benefits, decent opportunities for advancement, ability to travel or get transferred overseas, reasonable salaries, excellent facilities

Cons

constant re-orgs, too many middle managers, institutional inertia, jumbled decision making, organizational lack of focus, lack of innovation, hard to accomplish something challenging

Advice to Management

Pick a direction, focus on it, and stick with your decision.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    One of the best technology companies to work for

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Yahoo

    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Real problem that are relevant to hundreds of millions of users Awesome work culture Top of the line salaries and benefits Great balance between work and life

    Cons

    Slow, bureaucratic and sometimes chaotic Lack of long term vision Silos, turf wars

    Advice to Management

    Do not rest on just having a large user base. Keep innovating, take risks, change business game to hold on to the base and increase it further.


  2. Engineers point of view

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer

    I worked at Yahoo

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    You get a chance to work in large scale projects, not many other companies can offer.

    Cons

    Decisions of senior management are very intransparent and often seem unreasonable. (Not CEO and board, but the level below)

    Advice to Management

    Listen more to engineers and get more engineers and use them more efficiently to build cool products.


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