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Yahoo Reviews

Updated 17 Aug 2019

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  • "Senior management enjoying absolute powers(in 99 reviews)

  • "Upper management can be shady and keep information that is important to the employees(in 84 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent company fun culture"

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    Former Employee - Sales 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Yahoo full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great office location Good career prospects Monthly events and speakers

    Cons

    Not as much staff connection and integration as would have liked

    Yahoo2019-07-14
  2. "Fun culture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Yahoo full-time

    Pros

    People and culture is huge. It’s a fun workplace to be.

    Cons

    Hard to move up the corporate ladder.

    Yahoo2019-03-15
  3. "Software engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Yahoo full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Culture is good, have Friday drink, and good fellows as well

    Cons

    not so good at introducing new tech

    Advice to Management

    no so good, managers without such experiences

    Yahoo2018-03-12
  4. "Good team culture, lack long term vision."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Yahoo full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Strong team, good team culture.

    Cons

    Lack long term vision. the JV is doing more harm then good. Better to cut ties with 7 and stay as Yahoo.

    Advice to Management

    Have a long term vision.

    Yahoo2018-03-01
  5. "Yahoo is a good place to start your career"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Sydney
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Yahoo full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Ability to grow with the company - Always new opportunities to explore

    Cons

    - Management can be over the top with micro management

    Advice to Management

    - Chill out a little

    Yahoo2017-12-15
  6. "Great culture and development opportunities"

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    Former Employee - Marketing in Sydney
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Yahoo full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The culture is fantastic. Lots of freedom and very easy to make friends. Lovely group of people. From a development perspective, you can learn skills fast and work on interesting projects

    Cons

    Veteran employees who have little interest in seeing the status quo change

    Advice to Management

    Revise strategy and stay ahead of the curve. Don't dwell on past successes

    Yahoo2017-11-01
  7. "Fun place to work"

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    Former Employee - Engineer in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Yahoo full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Made life long friends, flexible work arrangements, smart and talented employees, great parties!

    Cons

    Minimal career progression opportunities, constantly shifting priorities

    Advice to Management

    Provide more clarity around long term vision, create more career progression opportunities

    Yahoo2017-10-22
  8. "A sad end"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Yahoo full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Amazing people Good work/life balance Foosball table

    Cons

    Terrible communication from the top Turning into a local sales office for Verizon/Oath

    Advice to Management

    Look after your teams, and treat them with respect.

    Yahoo2017-10-26
  9. Helpful (1)

    "It's time to stop being reactive and innovate"

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    Current Employee - Full Stack Engineer in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Yahoo full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Spend time making sure you are progressing on your career path. - Get to use cutting edge technologies.

    Cons

    - Not the best product and project management teams - Need to innovate more instead of waiting

    Yahoo2017-03-18
  10. "If you enjoy short term thinking and behaviour, this is the place for you"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Yahoo full-time

    Pros

    The brand has stature...to some people

    Cons

    Yahoo!7 has a completely disjointed relationship with its two joint venture partners; customer experience is never a priority; the only long term vision is the next quarterly result

    Yahoo2016-08-10
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