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Helpful (1)

Great people work there

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA (US)
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA (US)

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

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Recommends
Positive Outlook

Pros

Considering all the turmoil that Y! has been goring through in the last years, there are still very smart people working there. It is a very collaborative environment where things can get done quickly without much bureaucracy. The push to mobile first is the right direction and we work on the latest trends, and mobile customer needs

Cons

Lots of re-orgs and turn over (getting better)
Salaries should be more competitive (hopefully Marissa will fix this)

Advice to Management

Keep hiring good talent and staying focus on the most important Y! properties.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Join the spiral around the drain

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Production Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Production Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA (US)

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    They have free food and snacks. The yahoo brand name still carries a lot of weight and their sites gets lots of eyeballs. You get to work with some really smart people.

    Cons

    The management has been very weak for a long time so people are used to being unsupervised and going in their own direction.

    Advice to Management

    Get out of the computer business.

  2. Small Business Bad Business

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Yahoo

    Pros

    Initially, there were opportunities for growth in the Small Business Unit ....

    Cons

    Was laid off after Yahoo failed to enter into an advantageous business relationship with Microsoft. Our entire class was hired in September 2009 and laid off three months later in December 2009.

    Advice to Management

    Manage projections wisely.

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