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One of the best companies to work for in Russia

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Current Employee - Team Leader  in  Moscow (Russia)
Current Employee - Team Leader in Moscow (Russia)

I have been working at Yandex full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

- Great people to work together on projects and communicate with
- Many interesting projects and products
- Good work conditions, flexible work schedule

Cons

- Lack of good first and middle-level management comparing to American and European companies
- Not so strong engineering culture (NIH, processes)

Advice to ManagementAdvice

- Yandex is not startup anymore and it might benefit from more organized management especially at middle-level (structured goals that come from the highest to lowest level)
- Technical specialists need a career path without a need to go into management roles

Recommends
Approves of CEO

Other Reviews for Yandex

  1.  

    Great Place to Work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Engineer  in  Moscow (Russia)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Moscow (Russia)

    I worked at Yandex full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - a lot of freedom and minimal micromanaging
    - free lunches and lots of micro kitchens
    - new office has its own identity and good location
    - flexible start/end time
    - great atmosphere and people
    - generally good work life balance

    Cons

    -non-competitive salaries
    -overtime
    -little career advancement opportunities
    -open-plan offices (noisy)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More innovative

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    The best to start from

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer  in  Moscow (Russia)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Moscow (Russia)

    I have been working at Yandex full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good office, excellent people, interesting work

    Cons

    Lack of organization and groups interconnection

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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