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Yahoo reported its second-quarter earnings Tuesday afternoon, just a few hours after Mayer reported to work. The numbers showed Yahoo’s revenue growth remains sluggish even though advertisers have been spending more money on the Internet.

Mayer skipped Yahoo’s Tuesday afternoon conference call to discuss the results with stock market analysts so she can start to get a better grasp on the task ahead of her. She already has canceled vacation plans for next month.

“For me work is fun, and fun is work,” Mayer said. “I am very excited about the big challenges here, and I can’t wait to work on them. It’s going to be very, very energizing.”