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Only Engineering focussed ; not market focussed.

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Yahoo full-time (More than a year)

No opinion of CEO
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Very approachable senior management.
Nothing else I can think of

Cons

Too many people managing the show, rather than adding any value at all.
Keeps building products with total disregard to what works does not work in the field
Nothing seems to be going right here.

Advice to Management

Please do something different, rather than trying to be so inward focussed.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Good Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Sunnyvale, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Sunnyvale, CA (US)

    I have been working at Yahoo full-time (More than 5 years)

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good company for you to learn a lot of cool and new technologies. Interesting problems to solve and good people to work with makes it very enjoyable.

    Cons

    The constant churn in management and reorganizations impacts morale quite a bit and this causes a lot of good people to leave the company.

  2. Helpful (2)

    Nice Place to work if you keep your head down

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA (US)

    I have been working at Yahoo full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great Benefits and culture.

    Pro for some people: this is one company that you can get rewarded and promoted for failed projects.

    Cons

    Poor Management - investing in products that have no ROI or revenue gain - lack of directions for the teams. Decisions tend to be made more for personal gains than what is best for the company.

    Too many academics and few think out of the box or care about the business of making money. Lot's of inventions and ideas but no ROI. It's sad to say this.... a billion dollar company that don't know how to develop software. Lot's of talk about technology but none on monetize them.

    Lots of failed projects - a failed project is one that does not work better than the previous versions, no addition ROI, users don't like it, and is not stable.

    Advice to Management

    Why? They don't listen or understand. Need smarter and more brave management.

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