Yahoo - Lots of resources, little focus. The People Magazine of Online Media | Glassdoor
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"Lots of resources, little focus. The People Magazine of Online Media"

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Former Employee - Senior Director in Sunnyvale, CA
Former Employee - Senior Director in Sunnyvale, CA
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Yahoo full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Yahoo makes a lot of money in Internet media. Great brand, global presence

Cons

The company has no focus and is not a product, technology driven company. Brand experts say the biggest problem with Yahoo is that you can't describe it in 5 or 10 words, let alone any single one word or concept, (like Search, Social Network, Online Auctions, etc..) Therefore the Brand and the expectations related to it, are all over the place. No compelling vision, all things to everyone therefore nothing great to anyone. Behavioral Targeting and data-driven personalization technologies were the most interesting area at Yahoo. The rest of the media properties are average at best.

Advice to Management

Find a focus, ANY focus and a story to tell investors.

Other Employee Reviews for Yahoo

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Amazing place and right time to join!!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Perks, Work Life Balance and a Uber cool CEO

    Cons

    Not noticed any so far. Probably havent been here long enough

    Advice to Management

    No advice as of now!! Awesome job with Flickr!


  2. Helpful (1)

    "great comapny"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    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.

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