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Talent Acquisition team

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Recruiting/Sourcing in Sunnyvale, CA (US)
Current Employee - Recruiting/Sourcing in Sunnyvale, CA (US)

I have been working at Yahoo as a contractor (more than an year)

Pros

Great senior management team.
Great direction from my lead.
People are friendly.
The culture is addicting.

Cons

Hiring approval process takes time and we lose great engineers to competitors. It's getting much better now so I have confidence in the new process.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Managers (TA managers) are doing a great job!!

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Good workplace, positive attitude and still growing

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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 (more than an year)

    Pros

    Excellent work culture, work friendly environment, good career opportunities and very good learning curve.

    Cons

    Monetary compensation and yearly bonuses. Yet to make that one striking product that will revolutionize silicon valley and make yahoo stand out.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Learned a lot during my time there

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    Former Employee - Technical Yahoo in Sunnyvale, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Technical Yahoo in Sunnyvale, CA (US)

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

    Pros

    Great people. Large scale engineering.

    Cons

    Middle mgmt was weak. Lots of tech debt and too many teams caused friction and lack of innovation

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Tech Debt is bringing down engineering at Y!. Phase out "old" systems that the original authors aren't willing to support. Move to Open Source solutions and contribute back. This will allow you to find engineers motivated to work for Y!.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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