Yahoo Reviews

1,761 Reviews
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1,761 Reviews
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Yahoo President and CEO Marissa Mayer
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    Best Work Culture

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer  in  Bangalore
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bangalore

    I worked at Yahoo full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    I left Y! two years ago. Heard that somethings changed since then. Hence be careful

    1)Awesome work culture, decent work
    2)Can learn a lot from colleagues since most of them are intelligent, hard working and very helpful in nature
    3)Flexible work timings
    4)Less internal politics
    5)Good Decent salary
    6)Lots of training sessions, extra curricular activities etc

    Cons

    1)Leadership isn't exact clear/visible
    2)RoadMaps aren't very good.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Top Level Management should be more visible and should take more resposibility

Yahoo Interviews

Updated Sep 9, 2014
Updated Sep 9, 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

57%
23%
19%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

26%
26%
21%

Interview Difficulty

3.0
Average

Interview Difficulty

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    Senior Engineering Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Discussed many technical questions. Past projects, architecture, detailed design pattern discussions An hour long session to build a system from scratch.
    Many rounds of interview covering soft skills, presentation skills, leadership attributes, team management, talent acquisition, handling outsourced work were asked

    Interview Questions
    • Walk me through a employee let-go scenario in your team   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer

Yahoo Awards and Accolades

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Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2012
Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2011
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Additional Info

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Website www.yahoo.com
Headquarters Sunnyvale, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1994
Type Company - Public (YHOO)
Industry Information Technology
Revenue ₹100 to ₹500 billion (INR) per year
Competitors Google, Microsoft, AOL

Yahoo! wants to spread some cheer to Internet users around the world. Its network of websites offers news, entertainment, and shopping, as well as search results powered by Microsoft's Bing offering. Yahoo! generates most of its revenue through providing search and display advertising to Web operations in three categories: Communications & Communities (including Yahoo! Mail, Yahoo! Messenger, Yahoo! Groups, and Flickr), Search and Marketplaces (Yahoo! Search), and Media (Yahoo! Homepage, Yahoo! Finance, and Yahoo! Sports). Other revenues come from fee-based services such... More

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