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Updated August 18, 2018
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  • "Work/life balance (almost no extra working hours need)" (in 271 reviews)

  • "Awesome work culture, work/life balance and Free food" (in 369 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Driver"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Truck Driver in Knoxville, TN
    Current Employee - Truck Driver in Knoxville, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent people to work with!!

    Cons

    None that aren't quickly addressed to help drivers do their job efficiently!

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing!


  2. "Reflecting on former greatness"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Creative Director in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Creative Director in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Yahoo full-time (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.

  3. "Marketing Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Yahoo full-time

    Pros

    Very interesting place to work

    Cons

    Not much work life balance


  4. "UI Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Yahoo full-time

    Pros

    Awesome work culture, work/life balance and Free food!

    Cons

    lack of middle tier management balance


  5. "Designer"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graphic Designer in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Graphic Designer in Los Angeles, CA
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fun hard work average good pay lovely staff

    Cons

    Long hours hard work no long breaks

    Advice to Management

    Give people breaks


  6. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Yahoo full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Free food , good family events

    Cons

    None that I can think of

    Advice to Management

    None


  7. "Fast-paced but political"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineering in Sunnyvale, CA
    Former Employee - Software Engineering in Sunnyvale, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Yahoo full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    fast paced, learn a lot, get to work with very smart people

    Cons

    political, poor management, compensation is mediocre

  8. "UX designer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - User Experience Designer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Former Employee - User Experience Designer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Yahoo (Less than a year)

    Pros

    structured organization, clear duty and good relationships between co-workers

    Cons

    Product strategy was not clear, lack of focus, lack of priority. Too many projects for people to work on. Designer switch back and forth on so many different projects.


  9. "Great company"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Director, Product Management in Sunnyvale, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Director, Product Management in Sunnyvale, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

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

    Cons

    - Sale to Verizon
    - Activist investors


  10. "I you don't care the salary, great work life balance"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Yahoo full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    I you don't care the salary, great work life balance

    Cons

    salary is lower than other internet company


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