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Yahoo Overview

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Sunnyvale, CA (US)
5001 to 10000 employees
Verizon
1994
Company - Public (YHOO)
Internet
£2 to £5 billion (GBP) per year
Google, Microsoft, Facebook
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 ... Read more

Yahoo Reviews

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    I worked at Yahoo full-time

    Pros

    Fantastic people and fun, balanced culture

    Cons

    Frequent senior leadership changes and restructures as a result

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Yahoo Interviews

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58%
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Getting an Interview

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Yahoo (London, England) in March 2014.

    Interview

    There are three parts. 1. Write code based on a design (actually more like complete the code) 2. Take a test with SQL, Math and Programming questions 3. Discuss your code written at 1 with a Senior Programmer and the Hiring Manager.

    Even though I had to travel by bus for two hours, there was no reimbursement.

    They seemed utterly confused and disorganised as I was trying to reach the recruiter for 10 days. They certainly do not justify their name and I won't apply there again.

    Interview Questions

    • No difficult questions, just a difficulty to stay on the same track with the interviewers as they were asking for something different than what was written at the coding description. They probably need to rewrite that description.   Answer Question
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Yahoo Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality(Internet Services and Retailing), Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC), 2014
  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality(Internet Services and Retailing), Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC), 2015
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