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A once great company

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

ProsCompany included many innovative and intelligent people.

ConsThere were continuous rounds of layoffs (one major round of layoffs every 2-3 months). Management was not able to provide direction resulting in low morale within the teams supported. After the merger, AOL and TW continued to operate as two different companies and managers of each company never worked together to build on the capabilities of each team. The company is now a shell of what it used to be.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at AOL


    Pros: True technology lead in their heyday Cons: Top floor not truly focused on strategies that move the… Advice to Senior Management: Realize you have a great thing and stay focused Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    I miss the old company I worked for

    Customer Service Representative (Former Employee) Jacksonville, FL

    I worked at AOL full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Great people, fun atmosphere, I actually looked forward to coming in to work every day. I loved the opportunities I had to go from… Cons: I was one of those that were sucked into the illusion that the AOL/Time Warner merger was going to be great for business. However,… Advice to Senior Management: Always remember your employees. In 1998 when I was hired (left in 2002 but wasn't an option in drop down menu), we were the… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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