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    Fantastic environment, but not always empowered to make decisions

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    Current Employee - Product Marketing Manager in London, England
    Current Employee - Product Marketing Manager in London, England

    I have been working at Yahoo full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Fantastic atmosphere, great and smart people to work with, great are to work in.

    Cons

    As a subsidiairy of a US company, you are not always empowered to make impactful decisions from offices outside of the US.

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Yahoo Interviews

Updated 3 Mar 2015
Updated 3 Mar 2015

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    Front End Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Yahoo in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    Was contacted via LinkedIn by an in house recruiter. Only had the initial phone interview currently and waiting to hear about any possible next stages. Was asked 20 questions about varied subjects ranging from what various acronyms stood for such as HTTP to when is it appropriate to use a button vs an anchor link. Was asked some more maths type questions with a particular focus on probability. These were considerably more difficult

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    • You have a bag containing an unlimited amount of tennis balls and five boxes which you are trying to throw then into. For every throw you are guaranteed to get a ball in one box. What is the minimum probability of getting 11 balls in any one box.   View Answers (2)
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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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Website www.yahoo.com
Headquarters Sunnyvale, CA
Size 5,000+ Employees
Founded 1994
Type Company - Public (YHOO)
Industry Information Technology
Revenue £2 to £5 billion (GBP) 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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