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Working at Yahoo in Santa Monica, CA: 10 Employee Job Reviews by Real Employee working in Santa Monica, CA Area

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On average, employees in Santa Monica, CA at Yahoo give their company a 3.2 rating out of 5.0 based on 10, whereas overall Average Rating of Yahoo is 3.9 out of 5.0 based on 155 Yahoo Review Ratings. The happiest Yahoo employees in Santa Monica, CA are Senior UI Engineers submitting an average rating of 4.5 and Anonymous Employees with a rating of 3.7.

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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 Santa Monica, CA: 10 Employee Reviews

Senior UI Engineer

"Overall, they were terrific people and a great team. I would love to go back on a team where I had a better potential for advancement though."

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

"Good company but very much a large corporation with lots of bureaucracy."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5

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)
Content Manager

"Yahoo's reputation of trouble keeping good employees is well earned. In my case, I had a manager with poor communication skills and gave more attention to her vacations and work from home than getting the project completed."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Yahoo Employee

"They are very good. They are giving have the best equipment to get the job done."

Person You Work For 4.3 / 5 People You Work With 4.3 / 5 Work Setting 4.3 / 5
Support You Get 4.3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.3 / 5
Company Culture 4.3 / 5 Way You Work 4.3 / 5
Yahoo Employee

"They are great to us. I'd love to work there more as much as I could."

Person You Work For 4.3 / 5 People You Work With 4.3 / 5 Work Setting 4.3 / 5
Support You Get 4.3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.3 / 5
Company Culture 4.3 / 5 Way You Work 4.3 / 5
Art Director

What do you like about working at Yahoo?

"The cool office digs and the open structure made it a great place to come to work."

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

"Be prepared. The interviews are tough but fair. They're looking for the best talent so it's safe to say you'll be put through the ringer."

What don't you like about working at Yahoo?

"They're quick to pull the trigger and axe divisions as the CEO's change quite often."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Listen to your army as they are the ones in the trenches every day."

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

What do you like about working at Yahoo?

"The culture was great and the facilities had everything you could imagine."

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

"Do your research on the division your interviewing with. If your division is not mission critical you'll be the first in line for layoffs in this crazy economy."

What don't you like about working at Yahoo?

"The layoffs are almost guaranteed if the stock drops or there's a bump in the economy."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Overall my manager was great. Very fact driven individuals and the politics were subdued."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 2 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
IT Problem Management Technician

"I feel very unappreciated here."

Person You Work For 2.9 / 5 People You Work With 4.2 / 5 Work Setting 3.9 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1.8 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2.1 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4.7 / 5
Shipping and Receiving Supervisor
Person You Work For 1.2 / 5 People You Work With 1.1 / 5 Work Setting 1.1 / 5
Support You Get 1.1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1.1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1.1 / 5
Company Culture 1.1 / 5 Way You Work 1.2 / 5
International Product Manager

"It was a very exciting place to work at."

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