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3.9
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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
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
Fulfillment Manager
in Sunnyvale, CA

What do you like about working at Yahoo?

"Yahoo provided opportunities to learn and move up within the company quickly. In under 2 years I was promoted twice (to leadership positions). I was also able to help promote change and lead in a cross-functional leadership role."

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

"Show that you can help promote change, lead and be dedicated to your beliefs."

What don't you like about working at Yahoo?

"One of the difficult situations at Yahoo was the lack of innovation at the upper management level and the multiple re-organizations."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Innovate! And think outside the box. Yahoo needs to be a leader, and not following trends set by other companies."

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 5 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Sales Representative

"This is a good position at Yahoo."

What do you like about working at Yahoo?

"I like the environment and the facilities."

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

"Make sure to talk with confidence."

What don't you like about working at Yahoo?

"I dislike the payment for contractors."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"You need to increase the salaries for contractors."

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 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Senior Director
in Sunnyvale, CA

"World's largest digital media company."

What do you like about working at Yahoo?

"Having the ability to reach over 700,000,000 users world wide."

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

"Be self driven and self motivated, be an expert in your field."

What don't you like about working at Yahoo?

"Having had 5 CEOs in the past 5 years and a constantly changing direction."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Focus on our core assets, give projects a chance to succeed."

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

"I am very happy to have chance to move back to US."

What do you like about working at Yahoo?

"The department culture is good and everyone is hard working."

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

"Be prepared what strength you have and work on the weaknesses."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"We need to have a better product plan instead of following other company projects."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Senior Software QA Manager
in Burbank, CA
Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Senior Manager
in Burbank, CA

"Amazing and awe inspiring. The culture, the people, and the business were awesome!"

What do you like about working at Yahoo?

"I enjoyed the fast pace environment and the people who worked towards the goals."

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

"If your career is important to you, only apply at the corporate office."

What don't you like about working at Yahoo?

"I did not enjoy the lack of career opportunities that I had after the Microsoft partnership."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"As a manager myself, I would suggest that a more streamlined process for communication."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Search Quality Analyst
in Santa Clara, CA

"Disposable contractor, employment in constant doubt."

What do you like about working at Yahoo?

"The work was simple and easy to learn. Coworkers and managers were generally helpful and friendly."

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

"None. I was hired after a short phone interview."

What don't you like about working at Yahoo?

"Constant layoffs and scrutiny over job performance. Work was often repetitive. Zero opportunity for growth as contractors."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"The contraction of the company and continuous rounds of layoffs couldn't have been predicted, but once it became apparent that there was no chance of promotion to full-time, being honest in that reality is preferable, instead of trying to flirt with maybes that weren't even a possibility."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Search Enhancement Specialist
in Burbank, CA

"It was a really good culture to work in."

What do you like about working at Yahoo?

"To see the other side of the computer screen and understand how things work."

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

"Bring your A game. Yahoo likes to have the best."

What don't you like about working at Yahoo?

"The continuous talks of layoffs and staffing cuts done by the company."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"To simply be more forthcoming about cuts were to be done."

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
Senior Systems Administrator
in Denver, CO

"9 years of high-availability, scalable architecture at Yahoo."

What do you like about working at Yahoo?

"Amazing benefits, great co-workers, outstanding immediate management, massive infrastructure to play with - lots of buttons to press and knobs to turn, to put it bluntly."

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

"Positive attitude, play well with others, love what you do, have passion and drive."

What don't you like about working at Yahoo?

"Lack of upper management vision, less qualified people sticking around due to a 4 year stock option vesting period. Using open source technology that has been heavily modified and is now years out of date."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Listen to the teams and managers that produce RESULTS, not the teams that *appear* to produce results."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Digital Marketing Manager
in New York City, NY

What do you like about working at Yahoo?

"I liked everything about working at Yahoo and never had any issues."

What don't you like about working at Yahoo?

"There was nothing I disliked about the company except my position was relocated to California."

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 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
VP
in Sunnyvale, CA

What do you like about working at Yahoo?

"It's the best industry education you can get. Web services, search and digital advertising."

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

"If you get an offer, take it. You will learn a huge amount in a short period of time."

What don't you like about working at Yahoo?

"It's so diverse that sometimes there isn't enough focus and it's hard to get things done."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Put 10-20% of the company aside to innovate without boundaries."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Account Manager
in Egypt, MS
Person You Work For 3.6 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 2.7 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1.4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3.5 / 5 Way You Work 3.5 / 5
Vendor Relationship Manager
in Los Angeles, CA
Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4.9 / 5 Work Setting 4.9 / 5
Support You Get 3.1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2.1 / 5
Company Culture 2.2 / 5 Way You Work 2.9 / 5
Art Director
in Santa Monica, CA

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
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