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Updated September 18, 2017
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Pros
  • Work/life balance (almost no extra working hours need) (in 250 reviews)

  • Free food: I mean all kind of healthy food you know (in 348 reviews)

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  1. "Technical intern"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Technical Intern in Sunnyvale, CA
    Former Employee - Technical Intern in Sunnyvale, CA

    Pros

    food is good, only two round interview

    Cons

    less than average salary and do one project in company


  2. "review"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer
    Current Employee - Software Engineer

    I have been working at Yahoo full-time

    Pros

    good food in this company

    Cons

    bad bonuses in this company

  3. "Account Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Yahoo full-time

    Pros

    Great network and resources available to you

    Cons

    Promotions are rare and difficult as there are many layer to go through


  4. "good company to stay"

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

    I have been working at Yahoo full-time

    Pros

    good food, funny work, good work life balance

    Cons

    not good salary/ bonus. very few RSU compare to other internet company


  5. "Software engineer"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    * freedom of tech stack
    * Interesting problems

    Cons

    * some level of politics


  6. "I love Yahoo"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends

    I worked at Yahoo full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    * Yahoo Brand
    * Opportunity to work with great talent
    * Employee Growth
    * Great Culture
    * Employee Perks

    Cons

    * Constant Top Management shuffle
     * More Frequent shift in company's focus and direction


  7. "Looking at the photos, I almost cried"

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    Former Employee - Editor in Sunnyvale, CA
    Former Employee - Editor in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Yahoo full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    This place was my life for almost a decade--I bled purple! I had tons of vacation time, fun outings, free food, many perks and great friends. Comfortable workspace and places to relax.

    Cons

    Lay-offs, the reason why I am no longer there, was always a heartbreaking experience. Seeing people return from maternity leave getting laid off was pretty messed up.

  8. "Good People Difficult Management"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Yahoo full-time

    Pros

    Lots of talented and great people to work with.

    Cons

    Lots of politics and red tap especially in recent times


  9. "Overall good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Yahoo full-time

    Pros

    Good culuture, lots of interesting opportunities

    Cons

    Lots of distractions from the media, some workplace politics


  10. "Data Analyst VI"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Yahoo full-time

    Pros

    Great work environment, culture,commute,benefits, fun events

    Cons

    not much of any issue that was apparent


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