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"Lots of good people, huge numbers of users, needs to cut layers"

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Former Employee - Senior Product Manager in Sunnyvale, CA
Former Employee - Senior Product Manager in Sunnyvale, CA
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Approves of CEO

I worked at Yahoo full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

Smart people. Tons of users. Lots of opportunity if you're effective at getting things done in big organizations.

Cons

Too many layers, which slows does the ability to innovate and respond effectively to opportunities.

Advice to Management

Cut the layers. Focus on the key media properties: Sport, News, Finance, Front Page

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  1. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - T3 Support in Hillsboro, OR
    Former Employee - T3 Support in Hillsboro, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    *Fun work evironment
    *Decent Pay
    *Amazing co-workers

    Cons

    * Sometimes unclear job progression for some positions

    Advice to Management

    Create clear paths for progression in company


  2. "Wonderful roller coaster ride in the ever changing internet industry"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Yahoo full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Marissa Mayer, Agile Product Management, Global brand with industry leading products, diversity of portolio. Strong culture being built back by Marissa

    Cons

    Revolving door for management. Many years of no clear direction for company. Competitors seem to win in spaces Yahoo should be leading.

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