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Great company...but too many layoffs / offshoring!!

Network Analyst (Former Employee)
Columbus, OH

I worked at AOL full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGreat benefits, latest technology, fun, intelligent people to work with

ConsConstant layoffs, offshoring !! Their people assets not valued....

Advice to Senior ManagementBring company back to us shores....

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Used to great, not so much anymore

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Dulles, VA

I have been working at AOL full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: Offers some flexibility, creativity and good people to work with, dynamic working environment. Like the… Cons: Inconsistency, non-strategic layoffs, loss of top talent, loss of some good benefits, high stress environment, limited to no promotional opportunities. Projects are often not… Advice to Senior Management: Get back the vision, be more strategic and cut non-performing… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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A great startup experience for the first couple years. Heavy workload without advancement led to burnout.

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


Pros: Work from home. Flexible schedule. Initially provided me with an opportunity to… Cons: Company set unreasonable expectations, goals for employees. Lack of support (ie: technical glitches,… Advice to Senior Management: Let the employees do their jobs and don't mess with projects you don't understand. Set… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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