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Not for the faint at heart

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Current Employee - Product Marketing Manager  in  New York, NY
Current Employee - Product Marketing Manager in New York, NY

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

Pros

AOL is a company that is constantly working to develop best in breed products and services
Great compensation and benefits
Great location

Cons

There is a lot of wasted time here. Many projects are started and abandoned
Every new leader comes in and makes snap decisions without understanding it's impact
Too many people are favorites and promoted to positions that are either pointless or above the skillset

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Take a step back and set long term, 3-5 year goals. Too many decisions are made with short term gains in mind.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Other Reviews for AOL

  1.  

    Nice job if you love tech work.

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    Former Employee - Tech Support  in  Jacksonville, FL
    Former Employee - Tech Support in Jacksonville, FL

    I worked at AOL full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Gave each new employee 100 stock options
    There was absolutely no dress code
    Employees were provided free accounts

    Cons

    The pay was minimal
    If you worked in member saves you were encouraged to do WHATEVER it takes to keep a member signed up.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay better

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Great people. Poor management

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    Current Employee - Marketing Manager  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    Great people to work with. Very kind and uplifting groups of individuals

    Cons

    Constant change brings instability, layoffs

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Figure out how big changes affect your team downstream

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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