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Updated February 15, 2018
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  • Work/life balance (almost no extra working hours need) (in 263 reviews)

  • Free food: I mean all kind of healthy food you know (in 362 reviews)

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  1. "Great Company!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Yahoo full-time

    Pros

    The people were my favorite part of the company! I loved working with them! The benefits are also great!

    Cons

    none that I can think of

    Advice to Management

    Transparency is key, so make sure to keep employees updated with what's going on.


  2. "Great Place to work"

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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

    Smart people, great benefits, very flexible work/life balance.

    Cons

    micromanaging and everyone is out for themselves not the team.

  3. "Not a great company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Yahoo full-time

    Pros

    Fun, learn lots on the technical side

    Cons

    Company has been going down


  4. "Best colleague and benefits"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Yahoo full-time

    Pros

    - great and smart colleagues
    - free food and fun activities (sport day, summer party...)

    Cons

    - lack of clear direction in product strategy


  5. "Great place"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Yahoo full-time

    Pros

    Great company, people and of course very smart people and fun office environment and great free food, pool tables, etc.

    Cons

    Sometimes communication tough with remote offices throughout the world. It is quite ofter very hard to find parking because the lot gets filled up.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work, this is a great place to work and I would recommend it to friends and family and colleagues.


  6. "Company means well"

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

    I worked at Yahoo (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    A fun company to work for, it has a big audience so your work has a wide impact

    Cons

    Management does not know what they want the company to be about. They are constantly changing plans.

    Advice to Management

    Get it together.


  7. "Yahoo Sunnyvale"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    work Environment, benefits,work life balance,coworkers,

    Cons

    disparity in salary for same level across depts

    Advice to Management

    none

  8. "Not so happy"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good food. Good work if working in good team such as mail or index

    Cons

    No stocks renewal and salary sucks,


  9. "Quality Peers"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fantastic coworkers, interesting problems to solve, quality pay

    Cons

    QPR rankings are the worst and derail motivation. A few less than quality people in leadership roles.

    Advice to Management

    Don't accept bad behaviors from management.


  10. "Yahoo"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in Sunnyvale, CA
    Former Employee - Director in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Smart people, ability to learn

    Cons

    Struggled to communicate clear vision


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