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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 for 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

Other Reviews for Yahoo

  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Very Employee friendly company

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    Current Employee - Technical Lead  in  Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Technical Lead in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Yahoo full-time for 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
  2.  

    Yodel all the way

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    Current Employee - Software Developer  in  Sunnyvale, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Sunnyvale, CA (US)

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

    Pros

    amazing work culture, friendly environment

    Cons

    high attrition rate
    inconsistent company strategy and roadmap

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    retain what you can

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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