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Great People, Rough Leadership

Software Engineer (Former Employee) San Francisco, CA

Pros* Great team members
* Easy access to needed resources
* Above average compensation and benefits
* Nice facilities
* Interesting work, depending on the group you are in

ConsNot all teams have great leadership. Often times great engineers will be put into management and leadership positions where they don't really belong. The looming threat of layoffs always made for tense times.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep the good engineers where they belong, doing engineering work.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    It is probably best to work elsewhere if you value your sanity.

    Manager (Current Employee) Baltimore, MD

    I have been working at AOL


    Pros: Fairish salary. Classes are paid for, good vacation time, lots of sick… Cons: The number is incompetent people who cannot properly communicate or do their jobs properly is astounding. How these people keep their jobs is beyond… Advice to Senior Management: Fire people who cannot do their jobs. There is no reason we… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Great work-life balance

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Dulles, VA

    I worked at AOL


    Pros: - Great work-life balance - Good pay - Really smart people - Diversity in projects AOL was a… Cons: - Annual Christmas layoffs - Past lack of real vision or leadership -… Advice to Senior Management: I believe AOL is on the right track to positioning themselves for a stronger future even though… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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