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"great place to work but..."

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Current Employee - Ad Operations Manager in Sunnyvale, CA
Current Employee - Ad Operations Manager in Sunnyvale, CA
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Approves of CEO

Pros

great place to work, especially if you have kids, they recognize that you have a life outside of yahoo

Cons

things have been so muddled for so long that it will take 2-3 years to cut away the fat to get to where yahoo needs to be in terms of systems, operations, product development, and processes

Advice to Management

get a focus and exexute

Other Employee Reviews for Yahoo

  1. "Great place but needs to be more transparent"

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    Former Employee - Technical Intern in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Technical Intern in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    -- open source software mostly
    -- free coffe
    -- technically smart people (depends on team to team)
    -- lots of technical and social events

    Cons

    -- Nobody knows what is going on at higher levels of management
    --complete lack of transparency in the recent MS deal
    --Very unstable work enviroment
    --Engineers never involved in any decision

    Advice to Management

    Be more transparent and get the engineers into confidence


  2. "just ok"

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    Current Employee - Technical Yahoo
    Current Employee - Technical Yahoo
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    + good people -- but again it depends on the team

    Cons

    - considerable pressure sometimes when L are to be announced
    - Mgmt can do a better job -- seems a lot of inconsistencies

    Advice to Management

    Avoid considerable wastage of money at times when cost saving initiatives are taken elsewhere

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