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Yahoo Director Reviews

Updated Jul 5, 2019

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9 Ratings
  1. "Positive experience"

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    Former Employee - Director, Product Management in Sunnyvale, CA
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Yahoo full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - Great company - Great set of product assets

    Cons

    - Culture is changing - Need to leverage the potential

    Advice to Management

    - Build where the value is!

    Yahoo2019-06-07
  2. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Legal Director in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Yahoo full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great culture, great people, good managers,

    Cons

    Lack of vision for the company

    Advice to Management

    Create a clearer vision and then stick to it

    Yahoo2019-07-06
  3. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Director of Product Management in San Francisco, CA

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

    Pros

    Nice people, good comp, good food

    Cons

    Lots of bureaucracy. Lots of overhead.

    Yahoo2019-05-02
  4. "I love my company"

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    Current Employee - Director of Engineering in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Yahoo full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great place to work and very good 401K plan and health care benefits

    Cons

    Remote management . Executive staff is in remote ( east coast)

    Advice to Management

    Move head quarters to Sunnyvale so that we can bring back excellence

    Yahoo2019-04-05
  5. "Too much churn and lack of focus / direction"

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    Former Employee - Director of Engineering in Sunnyvale, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Yahoo full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Had good talent, culture was good - people were nice to each other

    Cons

    - lacked focus / direction - too much executive departure

    Yahoo2019-01-27
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Reflecting on former greatness"

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    Former Employee - Creative Director in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Yahoo full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good culture, great perks and pay

    Cons

    Not enough faith in the talent on staff. Too much outside influence.

    Advice to Management

    Believe in the people you have working for you. Stop looking outside of the company for a fix.

    Yahoo2018-08-18
  7. "Great company"

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

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

    Pros

    - Great benefits - Lots of talented people - Working on impactful projects - Strong leadership

    Cons

    - Sale to Verizon - Activist investors

    Yahoo2018-07-30
  8. "Meh"

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    Current Employee - Director of Engineering in Sunnyvale, CA

    I have been working at Yahoo

    Pros

    can’t think of any at the moment

    Cons

    nothing great to look forward to

    Yahoo2018-07-23
  9. "Best Company Culture"

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    Former Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Yahoo full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Incredible culture. Strong Alumni Network. Big Mission.

    Cons

    Became too political. Intoxicated by the board short term focus on stock price

    Advice to Management

    Focus on long term customer value & invest in talent

    Yahoo2018-06-03
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Director Global Shared Services"

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    Former Employee - Director Shared Services in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Yahoo full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    It was a fun and engaging place to work, full of great people and the work/life balance was as much as one could ask for.

    Cons

    Constantly trying to do more with less

    Advice to Management

    Keep fighting the good fight. It's a great product that means a lot to a lot of people and I hope the umbrella (and reach) of Verizon gives you a chance to get back to the mountain top

    Yahoo2018-05-30
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