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got great technology but not knowing how to use it

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Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA (US)
Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA (US)

I worked at Yahoo full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Fun chill culture, great products, huge audience and great technology.
Lots of opportunities to interact with users and industry peers.
Clear career development paths.
Good benefit.

Cons

Yahoo! started as a technology company and created a lot of great technologies that are the bests in the industry and got adopted by many other peers, however, leadership team does not know how to leverage these great technologies and pursuit media path ...

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Go back to technology route and keep innovating.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great Company, talented people

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Yahoo full-time

    Pros

    The culture and the people are great! Some of the most talented people I have ever had the pleasure of working with. Great perks, Yahoo! really values it's employees and treats them well.

    Cons

    Too much uncertainty is negatively affecting the moral of employees, especially those that have been with the company for numerous years.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Very Employee friendly company

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Lead in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Technical Lead in Bangalore (India)

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

    Pros

    Employee have a lot of free hand and good for them in terms of technology and problem solving.

    Cons

    They stick a lot with the legacy systems and then don't maintain and grow with the existing technology and enhancements, So after sometime maintaining things becomes a primary work and people start loosing interest.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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