Yahoo Reviews

Updated 2 Jun 2020

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4.0
72%
Recommend to a Friend
69%
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Yahoo
156 Ratings
Pros
  • "Free food and amazing work culture(in 394 reviews)

  • "Best place to work, brilliant management, work life balance(in 289 reviews)

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

  • "Upper management that is a holdover from the pre-buyout days tends to be competitive to the point of betrail(in 86 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent company fun culture"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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. "Ok"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Yahoo full-time

    Pros

    Good to be working at this time.

    Cons

    Bad is that it sucks.

    Yahoo2020-05-28
  3. "Fun culture"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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
  4. "Software engineer"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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

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

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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.

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

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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

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

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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

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

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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

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

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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

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    Yahoo2017-10-26
  10. Helpful (1)

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

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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
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