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Only Engineering focussed ; not market focussed.

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

Pros

Very approachable senior management.
Nothing else I can think of

Cons

Too many people managing the show, rather than adding any value at all.
Keeps building products with total disregard to what works does not work in the field
Nothing seems to be going right here.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Please do something different, rather than trying to be so inward focussed.

No opinion of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    A lot of talented smart people but, sadly, no vision for the company at the senior levels.

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    Former Employee - Director, Product Management in Sunnyvale, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Director, Product Management in Sunnyvale, CA (US)

    I worked at Yahoo full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great people
    Competitive salaries + benefits
    Yahoo! has a lot of great products - it's a shame that there isn't a tighter/closer integration between them

    Cons

    Too many silos to work through
    You spend more time in meetings than doing actual work (work frequently spills into evenings)
    Lack of a consolidated vision for the company
    Most people work hard, some are hiding in the gaps

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

    Great work culture

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA (US)

    I worked at Yahoo full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great Perks, large number of smart people

    Cons

    Poor management and no definite set of goals or directions

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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