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22%
55%
19%
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3%
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
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."

Senior Software Engineer

"I'm a contractor, so I have no benefits with Yahoo. They're probably pretty good, though."

QA Engineer

"It's a awesome company."

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

"To be familiar with Yahoo services would be plus."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"None, management is good."

Intern

"A very secure job, great opportunity to try/learn new technologies."

White Box QA Engineer

"Worked hard for over a year then got laid off."

What do you like about working at Yahoo?

"Yahoo! has smart peers, opportunities to grow technically and interpersonally, and good/working on technology that is used by millions of people."

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

"Seems to be based on a combination of technical competency and fit with the specific team being interviewed more so than a company wide fit."

What don't you like about working at Yahoo?

"Critical management leads to stressful work experience. Eventually laid off."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"More honesty with your line level workers."

Senior Telecom Manager

"Good place to hang!"

Senior Oracle DBA

"Engineering innovation talent has long left the company and desperately needs to go back to these roots."

What do you like about working at Yahoo?

"Very dedicated and talented engineers."

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

"Establish you are a very competent/dedicated Engineer."

What don't you like about working at Yahoo?

"Yahoo's culture is very much based on accomplishments of the past and they do not see how today's problems affect their ability to compete."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Start over - too large, slow and zero innovation."

Software Test Engineer

"Yahoo! is an excellent place to work."

What do you like about working at Yahoo?

"Great place to work."

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

"Be flexible."

What don't you like about working at Yahoo?

"Nothing."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Hire more."

Account Executive

"Great startup environment."

What do you like about working at Yahoo?

"Startup fun."

What don't you like about working at Yahoo?

"Uncertainty."

Senior Major Account Executive

"Great place to cut your teeth, but luster wears off quickly."

Director of SEO

"Once a dream startup, now a stalled ship with Ahab as captain."

What do you like about working at Yahoo?

"The employees are eternally optimistic about the company and the work they do. They are an absolute treasure and fun to be around so long as work is not in the mix."

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

"The waters here are not safe anymore."

What don't you like about working at Yahoo?

"Senior management has lost its way and present no clear direction for the company."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Have faith in your employees and let them do what they are best at. Pick a direction and stick with it."

Customer Support Engineer

What do you like about working at Yahoo?

"The people who wanted to work with me to make my job successful."

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

"Resumix does not exist as a company, nor does the software in its original functionality."

What don't you like about working at Yahoo?

"Internal bickering, gossiping and failure to stop the internal fighting. Failure to keep the core values of the company that had fortune 100 companies interested in the original concept of the software."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Remember the core values. It's what started the company, grew to where it became and kept fortune 100 companies interested in building the company."

Yahoo Employee

"Recovering from headwinds."

What do you like about working at Yahoo?

"Great people, great culture."

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

"Have passion and show it."

What don't you like about working at Yahoo?

"Lots of media attention that is not justified."

VP of Marketing

"Great people, but wrong timing."

What do you like about working at Yahoo?

"Great people with a great atmosphere."

What don't you like about working at Yahoo?

"Poor job security at Yahoo!"

Yahoo Reviews FAQs

Is Yahoo a good company to work for?

Yahoo has an overall rating of 3.9 Average Rating out of 5, based on over 114 Yahoo Review Ratings left anonymously by Yahoo employees, which is equal to the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. 96% of employees would recommend working at Yahoo.

Does Yahoo pay their employees well?

Yahoo employees earn $85,000 annually on average, or $41 per hour, which is 29% higher than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. 53 Yahoo employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Find Yahoo Salaries by Job Title.

How satisfied are employees working a Yahoo?

96% of employees would recommend working at Yahoo with the overall rating of 3.9 out of 5. Employees also rated Yahoo 3.9 out of 5 for Company Culture, 3.8 for Rewards You Receive, 3.3 for Growth Opportunities and 3.8 for support you get.

What is the highest paying job at Yahoo?

According to our data, the highest paying job at Yahoo is a Director of Sales at $350,000 annually. Browse Yahoo Salaries by Job Profile.

What is the lowest paying job at Yahoo?

According to our data, the lowest paying job at Yahoo is a Mason at $15,000 annually. Browse Yahoo Salaries by Job Profile.

What are the pros and cons of working at Yahoo?

According to reviews on CareerBliss, employees commonly rated the pros of working at Yahoo to be Company Culture, Growth Opportunities, People You Work With and Person You Work For, and no cons.

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