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Yahoo Reviews

1,863 Reviews
3.6
1,863 Reviews
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Yahoo President and CEO Marissa Mayer
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    Great place to work, offering great opportunities for passionate hard workers

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Director in Sydney
    Former Employee - Director in Sydney

    I worked at Yahoo full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Fantastic culture
    Smart people
    Brilliant offices
    Great opportunities to develop
    Great opportunities to

    Cons

    Often doesn't commit enough resources to do a quality job, especially in product
    Too focussed on short term profit than investing in long term audience growth
    Shareholders are not aligned, and are often clashing. This can cause issues for day to day operations

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Shareholders and Executive need to agree on a plan for long term sustainability of the joint venture.

    Recommends
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Yahoo Interviews

Updated 12 Dec 2014
Updated 12 Dec 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

56%
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19%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

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23%
23%

Interview Difficulty

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    Senior Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Yahoo in April 2010.

    Interview Details

    3 interviews. Phone screen and 2 with management.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Easy. Told them I had counteroffers. (which were true)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

Yahoo Awards and Accolades

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Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2012
Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2011
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Additional Info

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Website www.yahoo.com
Headquarters Sunnyvale, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1994
Type Company - Public (YHOO)
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (AUD) per year
Competitors Google, Microsoft, AOL

Yahoo! wants to spread some cheer to Internet users around the world. Its network of websites offers news, entertainment, and shopping, as well as search results powered by Microsoft's Bing offering. Yahoo! generates most of its revenue through providing search and display advertising to Web operations in three categories: Communications & Communities (including Yahoo! Mail, Yahoo! Messenger, Yahoo! Groups, and Flickr), Search and Marketplaces (Yahoo! Search), and Media (Yahoo! Homepage, Yahoo! Finance, and Yahoo! Sports). Other revenues come from fee-based services such... More

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