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AOL Reviews in San Francisco, CA

Updated Mar 24, 2014
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3.6 16 reviews

                             

88% Approve of the CEO

AOL Chairman and CEO Tim Armstrong

Tim Armstrong

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58% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Senior Manager (Current Employee)
San Francisco, CA

I have been working at AOL full-time for more than a year

ProsGenerous Salary, Free Food, WFH

ConsNo growth opportunities, poor management, treat employees badly

Advice to Senior ManagementTAKE CARE OF YOUR EMPLOYEES!

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Be with dynamic people in an innovative company.

Sales (Current Employee)
San Francisco, CA

I have been working at AOL full-time

ProsCommunity connections through civil service activities and team building workshops, well known brand in the marketplace who is providing the only other technology stack rivaling Google, great benefits and competitive salary.

ConsA large company is often difficult to navigate, some divisions are closer linked than others to the main corporate structure.

Advice to Senior Managementcontinue to take care of your best people and they will stay

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Smooth experience

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
San Francisco, CA

I have been working at AOL

ProsSan Francisco office is well-designed and intended to be a collaborative work environment. Benefits are good, pay is good. HR/infrastructure works well and isn't full of red tape.

ConsAlways in fear that the company is going to go under one day. I believe in our mission and our goals, but it's continually not reflected in the numbers.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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The Internet portal with the brightest future potential.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
San Francisco, CA

I have been working at AOL

ProsAOL has acquired and established partnerships with the best in class and strongest companies in all of the online arena allowing them to reach 90% of the Internet. Leadership is very transparent about results and good about recognizing employees for success. The new leadership team is moving quickly to integrate all acquired companies to form a unified organization that would be very competitive to Google, Yahoo and Microsoft. The company truly values training and development with the existence of AOLU (University) and work life balance in not driving employees over the edge. The culture is very down to earth and friendly.

ConsThe negative and legacy perceptions of the company being associated with dial-up subscribers. Many do not understand the new business model of AOL.com now being free and accessible by anyone. There is a lot of change going on within the organization, especially now as integration is occurring with all of the acquired brands so one must be flexible and able to adapt to changing structures, teams and directions that are designed with the company's best interests in mind. It's difficult to see just how large the company is without working in the Dulles or New York offices where the company started and is now headquartered.

Advice to Senior ManagementConsult with employees more frequently on internal changes through surveys.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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