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Updated Sep 15, 2021

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4.0
74%
Recommend to a Friend
92%
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AOL  CEO Tim Armstrong
Tim Armstrong
715 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great people and culture with amazing work/life balance(in 187 reviews)

  • "The culture/ the work environment is awesome(in 91 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Senior management is constantly changing strategies, lots of layoffs(in 45 reviews)

  • "A lot of politics in upper management/leadership(in 34 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great place to work

      Sep 4, 2021 - Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great people & culture. Love it!

      Cons

      demanding workload but enjoyable also.

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      fun place to work

      Aug 25, 2021 - Lead Accountant in Dulles, VA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      fun place to work lots of different things to learn

      Cons

      lots of turnover and downsizing

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    3. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Lost it's way with the acquisitions

      Jul 20, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Working environment, people and work life balance.

      Cons

      Constant staff turnover, constant changing of upper management, no clear direction.

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Loved it there

      Jun 30, 2021 - Vice President 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      I worked with great people.

      Cons

      Sadly, they've become mostly irrelevant.

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    5. 3.0
      Former Employee

      why?

      Jul 11, 2021 - Software Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Used to have a large brand

      Cons

      Not relevant company for years

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great place to work, wish it still existed as it used to

      Jun 16, 2021 - Product Director in Washington, DC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Super cool friendly people, got to move fast and break stuff, felt like i got to do work that mattered to the company

      Cons

      You will deal with people that literally have been at AOL for 20+ years, so they are very into how things have always been

      1 person found this review helpful
    7. 2.0
      Former Employee

      All style no substance

      Jun 9, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lots of glitz and glamour

      Cons

      Lacked vision, going through the motions

      1 person found this review helpful
    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Good company, but not good future

      May 15, 2021 - Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good culture, and folks are super nice

      Cons

      concerns with the future, it's at the mercy of whichever company owns them.

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Great culture

      May 13, 2021 - Account Executive in Boston, MA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Smart people Great Support Fun atmosphere Great culture

      Cons

      Too big and too much redtape

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    10. 3.0
      Former Employee

      good culture

      May 16, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Fast paced tech culture, opportunity to acquire and use new skills.

      Cons

      Cube farm environment, lots of layers of management.

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