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Great work environment and dedicated colleagues in a company facing challenges trying to reinvent themselves

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dulles, VA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dulles, VA

I worked at AOL full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

Work environment, many smart and dedicated people, flexibility - though not necessarily work and life balance, compensation and benefits are above average

Cons

Wearing people down while the company tries to invent their new identity, you are always connected and the expectation is to react quickly - during evenings and on vacation

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Make hard decisions, think longer term

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at AOL

    Pros

    Great company.....back in the day

    Cons

    Current CEO should be fired

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Find a new CEO

    Disapproves of CEO
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    Started out great, but the constant staffing and cost cutting are demoralizing

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    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

    Good team working on a turnaround with promising results
    Management takes big bets
    Exciting problems to work
    Energetic environment
    Finally got rid of Patch

    Cons

    Constant cost cutting is exhausting - recent 401k change is icing on the cake
    Constant headcount reductions - sometimes people just disappear
    Understaffed
    The people are not all top notch - some still need to be weeded out

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If talent is really important to the company then start acting like it. Stop letting Wall St dictate all of the numbers and actions. The stock price is only one measure of a company's success.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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