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Updated October 20, 2017
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  • Work/life balance (almost no extra working hours need) (in 255 reviews)

  • Free food: I mean all kind of healthy food you know (in 349 reviews)

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  1. "Manager"

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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

    Lots of challenging work and great people to work with.

    Cons

    Leadership team wasn't the strongest.


  2. "Work Culture"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Still an awesome place to work

    Cons

    Frequent reorgs and with Verizon merger hope this halts now

  3. "A good place to start"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    A really wonderful environment in my opinion

    Cons

    Some of the downsides were the change in staffing


  4. "It was cool"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The subsidized lunch was delicious

    Cons

    The software stack was antiquated and was difficult to change.


  5. "Awesome Engineering"

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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

    1.Great place to work
    2.Engineering challenges are good

    Cons

    1. Management has to improve

    Advice to Management

    Bring more positive


  6. "software engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Yahoo full-time

    Pros

    Engineering orientation.
    Great perks, especially the food and drink.

    Cons

    Terrible or non-existent business strategy.
    Elitist upper management.

    Advice to Management

    Figure out who Yahoo is and who it is not.


  7. "Great place to work"

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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

    fun with lots of perks

    Cons

    too much focus on competition

  8. "Yahoo Review"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great perks and lots of events.

    Cons

    Middle management isn't great.


  9. "Best people but worst upper management"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Yahoo full-time

    Pros

    Good group of people. Fun work environment

    Cons

    Project has no direction. Upper management seemed to make decision base on the latest fad.


  10. "Software Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Yahoo full-time

    Pros

    Professional team
    Good product
    Food is good
    work life balance
    Learned a lot of distributed system

    Cons

    too many ppl not working energetic
    management is poor
    its not trendy anymore
    user base not growing significantly


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