|Our mission is to be
the most essential global Internet service for consumers
and businesses. How we pursue that mission is influenced
by a set of core values - the standards that guide
interactions with fellow Yahoos, the principles that
direct how we service our customers, the ideals that
drive what we do and how we do it. Many of our values
were put into practice by two guys in a trailer some
time ago; others reflect ambitions as our company grows.
All of them are what we strive to achieve every
We are committed to
winning with integrity. We know leadership is hard won
and should never be taken for granted. We aspire to
flawless execution and don't take shortcuts on quality.
We seek the best talent and promote its development. We
are flexible and learn from our mistakes.
We treat one another
with respect and communicate openly. We foster
collaboration while maintaining individual
accountability. We encourage the best ideas to surface
from anywhere within the organization. We appreciate the
value of multiple perspectives and diverse
We thrive on creativity
and ingenuity. We seek the innovations and ideas that
can change the world. We anticipate market trends and
move quickly to embrace them. We are not afraid to take
informed, responsible risk.
We share an infectious
sense of mission to make an impact on society and
empower consumers in ways never before possible. We are
committed to serving both the Internet community and our
We respect our customers
above all else and never forget that they come to us by
choice. We share a personal responsibility to maintain
our customers' loyalty and trust. We listen and respond
to our customers and seek to exceed their expectations.
We believe humor is
essential to success. We applaud irreverence and don't
take ourselves too seriously. We celebrate achievement.