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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
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
in Sunnyvale, CA

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

White Box QA Engineer
in Santa Clara, CA

"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."

Executive Assistant to the Senior VP
in Burbank, CA

"Fantastic and fun!"

Senior Telecom Manager
in Sunnyvale, CA

"Good place to hang!"

Senior Oracle DBA
in Burbank, CA

"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
in Richardson, TX

"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
in New York, NY

"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
in New York, NY

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

Director of SEO
in Denver, CO

"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
in Sunnyvale, CA

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
in Santa Clara, CA

"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
in Toronto, ON

"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!"

Web Marketing Contractor
in Burbank, CA

"Very good company."

What do you like about working at Yahoo?

"Always on the cutting edge. Fun people, good managers, I was able to be creative in my marketing work."

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