Yandex Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated Sep 5, 2020

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Yandex CEO Arkady Volozh
Arkady Volozh
435 Ratings
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  • "Low salary in comparison of the market(in 43 reviews)

  • "Work/life balance is not that good -- most people around are workaholics(in 33 reviews)

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  1. "Best IT-company in Russia"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Moscow
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Yandex full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great team, talented engineers and managers

    Cons

    There are no cons, maybe work-life balance

  2. "Not for everyone"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Moscow
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Yandex full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Managers are good and technically strong. Average technical level is high.

    Cons

    work-life balance salary (without bonuses) lower than average on market duty (developers have to support and monitor production services, 24/7)


  3. "Nice place to start"

    3.0
    Current Contractor - Engineer in Moscow

    I have been working at Yandex

    Pros

    interesting tasks, nice working space

    Cons

    hard work life balance, small salary for junior

  4. "Nice place to work, a lot of smart and kind people"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Leader in Moscow
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Yandex full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    High technology culture, a lot of non-material benefits like free food, drinks, fruits.

    Cons

    work life balance, tight deadlines

  5. "Yandex"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Yandex full-time

    Pros

    Free food Cool office But that’s all

    Cons

    Salary is low Work life balance awful Atmosphere is bad

  6. "The best (imho) place in Russia"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Machine Learning Engineer in Moscow
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Yandex full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Interesting tasks, friendly co-workers, nice office

    Cons

    losing of work life balance

  7. "Bittersweet symphony"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Tech Lead in Moscow
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Yandex full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    One of the best place to work in Russia. Keep in mind that since Yandex is a pretty big company working conditions in different divisions may vary greatly 1) Interesting projects 2) On high levels very competitive salary 3) Skilled colleagues

    Cons

    Keep in mind that since Yandex is a pretty big company working conditions in different divisions may vary greatly 1) On low levels salary is not so good 2) Work-life balance is awful sometimes 3) I think that while company is great with technologies, it really lacks good marketing and product management

  8. "Best employer so far"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Nizhniy Novgorod
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Yandex full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good work/life balance in most teams Сompetent leaders and coworkers Total annual income is much bigger than in most IT companies in this region, especially after couple years of employment Lots of benefits Good work environment in general

    Cons

    Open space, not that great furnishing Food could be better

  9. "Nice company to work in"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Moscow
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Yandex full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Nice office, tasty food, work-life balance

    Cons

    Low salary, comparing to market

  10. "4 stars"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Linux Systems Administrator in Moscow
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Yandex full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Salary, culture, bonuses, office, people

    Cons

    Work-life balance, technologies, freedom of choice regarding tasks

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