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Updated February 18, 2017
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Pros
  • Work/life balance (almost no extra working hours need) (in 234 reviews)

  • Great atmosphere free food free drinks great pay (in 320 reviews)

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  1. "Good company but dying"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Yahoo full-time

    Pros

    Flexible work environment, good pay and annual increases, great management.

    Cons

    Constant upheaval and layoffs left everyone on edge.


  2. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    People, impact, hours, events, perks

    Cons

    Uncertainty, Yahoo is not very relevant anymore


  3. "Great place to work"

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

    Pros

    Great place to work with great Engineers. Good culture and awesome food

    Cons

    Uncertainty of what is going to happening with the deal with Verizon


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  5. "Software Developer"

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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 environment
    - Happy co workers
    - Good compensation

    Cons

    - Higher management does not have the real understanding of code timings.
    - Release buggy products

    Advice to Management

    - Ask the developers and senior coders for production date rather than executives taking the decisions.


  6. "Well, let's see what's happening"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    nice people, nice environment, nice location

    Cons

    all the news with verizon, and CEO. relatively low compensation compared to other IT co.


  7. "Associate Editor"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Yahoo full-time

    Pros

    Good teamwork. Supportive feedback. Helpful office environment.

    Cons

    Leadership at the top needs improvement. Company not sure what it wants to be anymore.


  8. "It was OK"

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    Former Employee - Senior Designer in Santa Monica, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Designer in Santa Monica, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people and culture, fun attitudes.

    Cons

    Too big, too many levels of management, products took too long to launch.

    Advice to Management

    Remove layers.


  9. "Customer Service Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hillsboro, OR
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hillsboro, OR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Yahoo full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The company strives to provide tangible bonuses such as gourmet cuisine.

    Cons

    Poor management decisions regarding the sell off of revenue producing assets in favor of the high development cost and low to No immediate revenue from Free apps marketed at 20th something users with NO incentive to build relationships.
    Poor use of high value employees.
    Unreasonable strategy when terminating employees.

    Advice to Management

    Spend the extra time and effort to research the value of your most experienced employees for you will discover far greater knowledge, talent, and revenue opportunities than you know.


  10. "Operation Center Technician"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burbank, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burbank, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    A fun place to work, dealing with unusually large scale problems.

    Cons

    Business model adrift for a long period of time

    Advice to Management

    Lack of focus and direction


  11. "Sr Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • 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

    Totally Open and Transparent culture, large scale and complex problems to solve

    Cons

    Yahoo is one of the best place to work



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