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Incompetent

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Account Director in New York, NY
Former Employee - Account Director in New York, NY

I worked at AOL full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Very party orientated office. They try to create a fun environment

Cons

Bosses are incompetent. Too much middle management that has no business even being employed.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Managing Chaos with a side of cool

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at AOL

    Pros

    Great culture, people and work

    Cons

    After merger with Time Warner they went into a downward spiral

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    Think you know "fast paced?"

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I have been working at AOL full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fun extracurricular activities, if you have time to participate in them.
    Flexible work arrangements
    Good benefits
    Great maternity leave
    Great family sick time policy

    Cons

    Ridiculous performance evaluation process with a forced "performance curve/calibration process" whereby good performers end up with bad ratings to meet the "curve" and get stripped of bonuses and/or merit increases.
    Incredibly fast paced culture. Constant fire drills due to poor planning. Always several competing projects at hand, and everyone expects immediate turnaround.
    Inability to "unplug" from the job - unwritten rule that you are expected to respond immediately to after hours requests and emails.
    Flexible work arrangements do not apply to all departments equally - it depends on who you work for.

    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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