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3.9
Average Rating
(based on 113 Yahoo Review Ratings)
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 7 years ago in Sunnyvale, CA
Technical Engineer
in Sunnyvale, CA

"Good company to work with! I had an amazing time working with Yahoo."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Intern
in San Francisco, CA

"Great place to work!"

What do you like about working at Yahoo?

"Good work culture and good people to work with. Amazing time spent."

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

"Make sure you get into the right team which might give you work satisfaction."

What don't you like about working at Yahoo?

"I was not getting much satisfaction from my work, other things were good."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keep the good work going. Let the work culture be same and please make sure you allow right person to right team."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Developer
in San Jose, CA

"Yahoo is great place to work and I respect our new CEO's growth plan for Yahoo."

What do you like about working at Yahoo?

"Company Infrastructure, openness, culture, food, provide family fun with all regional big celebration."

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

"Each individual should speak out about this nasty management behavior to stop this bad practice."

What don't you like about working at Yahoo?

"I dislike the middle management in our group and the few leaders that partake in dirty politics."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Top leader of this company should review middle management quality."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Principal Engineer
in Bangor, ME

What do you like about working at Yahoo?

"Technology & work culture. Also, the freedom at work."

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

"This is a great place to work with good technology."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Agile process has to be implemented in a proper way yo deliver world class product."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Lead Quality Engineer
in Sunnyvale, CA

What do you like about working at Yahoo?

"I like the work environment and new technologies."

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

"Company should have road map for at least 2 years and cannot re-org multiple times regular intervals. Employees lose confidence."

What don't you like about working at Yahoo?

"No reviews for managers. Project planning should be accepted be even with team members."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"They should think about whether manager is capable of managing team."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Front End Software Developer
in Sunnyvale, CA

What do you like about working at Yahoo?

"It is a good place to start with. People here are really good!"

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

"None really. Make sure you do your algorithms well. Also, prepare CSS and JS."

What don't you like about working at Yahoo?

"Lots of friction in getting stuff done. It hampers progress."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Lets make more progress fast. There's a lot to do!"

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Senior Account Manager
in San Francisco, CA

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

"If you love corporate bureaucracy and building your personal brand by kissing ass then you would like it here."

What don't you like about working at Yahoo?

"It was boring, I don't care much for advertising. Required no creativity at all and everyone there was selfish."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I didn't care for any of the executives at Yahoo!, all they said was fluff."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 2 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Inside Sales Representative
in Hillsboro, OR

"I grew up there."

What do you like about working at Yahoo?

"The things I liked most about the company are the people and the overall culture and flexibility."

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

"Just have fun and be yourself and everything will be fine."

What don't you like about working at Yahoo?

"The systems and some of the long processes for getting clients invoiced."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Allow some room for growth, our sales team has other aspirations other than just selling."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Senior Vice President
in Sunnyvale, CA

What do you like about working at Yahoo?

"Great people who are very smart and dedicated to the business and products."

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

"Enjoy the interview, it will be an interesting experience that should not be missed."

What don't you like about working at Yahoo?

"Senior management operate in their own stovepipe, putting their division goals ahead of company goals."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Form a cohesive management team, develop a set of goals and priorities for the company and hold people accountable."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Software Engineer
in Los Angeles, CA

"Good learning experience."

What do you like about working at Yahoo?

"Opportunity to learn and work with very smart people from around the world."

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

"Be familiar with data structures, traditional languages, and comp algorithms."

What don't you like about working at Yahoo?

"CEO(s) have a lack of company vision and taking the company where it needs to go."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 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 4 / 5
Senior Principal Engineer
in Santa Clara, CA

"The people were great but leaders had no vision or consistency."

What do you like about working at Yahoo?

"The reach and scale of it, plus some of the content."

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

"Relax but be clear and what you say. The company is a fun place, so be fun."

What don't you like about working at Yahoo?

"Executive management and senior management only cared what they can be paid."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Listen to ideas from within and reward the idea, not management."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Data Scientist
in Sunnyvale, CA

What do you like about working at Yahoo?

"The spirit of innovation, the engineering approach, the projects and the quality of the people."

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

"Yahoo has strict channels for hiring people. One has to comply with their HR department."

What don't you like about working at Yahoo?

"The quarterly rhythm when everything is re oriented if no profit is shown during a quarter."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Better business model and business decision, be aware of the competition and rethink the services - be really innovative."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
CIO
in Sunnyvale, CA

What do you like about working at Yahoo?

"Yahoo! provides so many opportunties for me to grow in managing projects. The matrix environment allowed me to work globally while building working relationships with managers in advertising, operations and engineering that carry through on other assignments at Y!"

What don't you like about working at Yahoo?

"I do believe that communication to employees can has improved. This was the one thing the company worked on very hard."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Management can keep staff aware of upcoming changes. Change is hard for teams and regrouping presents different challenges."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Senior QA Team Lead
in Santa Clara, CA
Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Problem Analyst
in Sunnyvale, CA

"Working for the greater good."

What do you like about working at Yahoo?

"It was a very dynamic environment, with some of the most intelligent and driven employees I have had the pleasure to work with."

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

"Don't be afraid to ask questions, even the hard ones. Employees will be frank and answer to the best of their abilities."

What don't you like about working at Yahoo?

"The tools we had to use were limited in functionality. There was also a lack of cohesiveness in the toolsets available, with multiple properties using different tools, very few of which were driven by a centralized tools team."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Focus. Multiple times projects were taken up, only to be dropped... then picked up again, then summarily dropped... and picked up yet again. This is a waste of resources and money."

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