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Updated 14 February 2019
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  • "Work-life balance is commendable" (in 278 reviews)

  • "The benefits are quite good here compared to others that I've been employed by - especially the free food" (in 378 reviews)

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  1. "Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Perfect life o ver there

    Cons

    Not much honestly
    this is what i notices


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    "Yahoo"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Yahoo full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good salary & benefits
    Great people

    Cons

    Top heavy hierarchical structure and often protracted decision making

  3. "Interesting Time"

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    Former Employee - Account Director in London, England
    Former Employee - Account Director in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Yahoo full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Amazing passionate people who really believed in what they did

    Cons

    Poor, directionless leadership that couldn't settle on a cohesive strategy in an ever changing, competitive market

    Advice to Management

    Be Best


  4. "Snr. Director Finance"

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    Current Employee - Senior Director in London, England
    Current Employee - Senior Director in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Yahoo full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great innovative company with brilliant people and leaders to work for.

    Cons

    High turnover of CEO's


  5. "London Software Developer"

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Developer in London, England
    Former Employee - Senior Software Developer in London, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to work, with fantastic & talented people

    Cons

    We all got made redundant!


  6. "Overall good company - some improvements"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Yahoo full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    benefits, Good people, wages, free food

    Cons

    moving in the company
    Clicks in the company
    Advancing

    Advice to Management

    - more diversity
    - more industry training for staff


  7. "Yahoo Review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Yahoo full-time

    Pros

    Challenging work, Good salary. A lot of intelligent people work here.

    Cons

    Not as much creative freedom as a startup.

    Advice to Management

    Let employees be more creative.

  8. "Sales Manager Salary"

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    Current Employee - Sales Manager in London, England
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Yahoo full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Massive learning opportunity, exposure to all forms of digital, working on big accounts with big spending clients, excellent training and constant market updates. Yahoo were at the forefront of media and lead conversations in many different areas

    Cons

    Very process orientated, decisions can take a while, new products even longer.


  9. "yahoo review for last year"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Yahoo part-time

    Pros

    good people to work with

    Cons

    very long hours at time


  10. "Lead Consumer Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Director in London, England
    Former Employee - Director in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    lots of opportunities to work in different teams and on different projects. Amazing place for Analysts to work, due to Yahoo being a pioneer in Hadoop technology

    Cons

    Headquarters (in California), often takes very sudden decisions and decides to close entire teams or even branches.