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Working at Yahoo in Pasadena, CA: 4 Employee Job Reviews by Real Employee working in Pasadena, CA Area

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On average, employees in Pasadena, CA at Yahoo give their company a 0.8 rating out of 5.0 based on 4, whereas overall Average Rating of Yahoo is 3.9 out of 5.0 based on 155 Yahoo Review Ratings. The happiest Yahoo employees in Pasadena, CA are Anonymous Employees submitting an average rating of 3.7 and Senior Global Telecommunications Managers with a rating of 0.0.

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3.9
Average Rating
(based on 114 Yahoo Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
3.9
Growth Opportunities
3.3
People You Work With
4.3
Person You Work For
3.9
Rewards You Receive
3.8
Support You Get
3.8
Way You Work
3.9
Work Setting
4.1
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"I started working here in January 2013. I have grown immensely from when I first walked through the company doors. I enjoy everything I do and the knowledge I have gained. Displaying the willingness to teach people who are willing to learn is amazing."
Posted 8 years ago in Sunnyvale, CA

Working at Yahoo in Pasadena, CA: 4 Employee Reviews

Yahoo Employee

"Yahoo was a great place to work. They treat their employees great. (At least until they lay them off...)"

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 2 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Product Manager

"Exciting back in 1999; totally bourgeois today."

What do you like about working at Yahoo?

"I like the nice people that work there."

What don't you like about working at Yahoo?

"Yahoo! has turned into a cash cow with little interest in innovation or growth."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Fire yourselves and hire some people with new ideas and the drive to move the business forward."

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

3.9
Yahoo (155)

4.8 Highest Rated in this Industry is Boot Camp Digital (5)
2.7 Lowest Rated in this Industry is Convention Data Services (5)
3.7 Average of All Companies in this Industry (3,469)
Senior Global Telecommunications Manager

"Beware of jobs where they require 24X7 oncall... even on vacation."

What do you like about working at Yahoo?

"I worked with some of the brightest young people I have ever encountered in my career."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"It looks good on a resume. However, it also doesn't get you far as you would expect."

What don't you like about working at Yahoo?

"Management is too top heavy... and very defensive of their jobs."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Listen!"

Senior HR Consultant

"This was by far the most challenging and rewarding experience I had in my career."

What do you like about working at Yahoo?

"This company as GoTo.com was a startup high growth company I had the opportunity to help build the company from the ground up. I loved the casual work environment, the top talent and leaders and the ability to be a part of something that is creative and innovative."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Research and understand the company and its product or service offerings. Yahoo! thrives on talent and innovation so focus on what makes you stand out as the candidate of choice for your and focus on your key strengths, skills and accomplishments."

What don't you like about working at Yahoo?

"The company had an average age of 28 and there were small incidents of high egos and a sense of entitlement in the ways things are done operationally which hindered creativity, performance and the achievement of business and human capital goals."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"The company has since been acquired by Yahoo! Although the company has tripled in size, it still has a creative, entrepreneurial spirit. I would suggest management to continue to inspire and engage employees through progressive HR and recruiting practices and find innovative ways to be exciting and different and be the desired company of choice."

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