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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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    Too many changes at the top in the last 5 years, but still got life.

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA (US)

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

    Pros

    Despite the attrition, the engineers there are smart and passionate. You have the opportunity to learn to solve scalability problems that few companies have to deal with. The recent instability has created career opportunities for those who aggressively seek it.

    Cons

    The revolving door at the executive level in the last 5 years have made it impossible to execute on any strategic plans, because every new CEO or C-Level executive will reorg and disrupt everything that was in motion.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop the executive shuffle. No single executive, organizational makeup, or development methodology is the magic bullet to solving Yahoo's problems. Let people iterate on product experiences to make them better incrementally instead of trying to do some huge change every year.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great company .. wrong people in the wrong places

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Great environment, great products, great work process, great colleagues, very good salaries, great transportation very good benefits compared to other companies in Egypt

    Cons

    Abroad management putting complete confidence in the wrong people in Egypt office. If you're not willing to put some serious ass kissing to people you can't even respect, you're screwed

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get off your asses a bit and investigate before you take sides

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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