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"Even those who leave say they'd go back to work for AOL for the right opportunity."

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Former Employee - Editorial in Dulles, VA
Former Employee - Editorial in Dulles, VA
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Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at AOL full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Creative, high energy environment. Genuine emphasis on helping employees be their best (i.e. lots of un-university courses, socials. Genuine commitment to community (Dulles VA employees by the hundreds helped buy and load enought goods to fill an an 18-wheeler, for Hurricane Sandy ravaged residents in NY/NY. Strong emphasis on being healthy. Great help desk support. Great benefits

Cons

Tremendous turnover in upper management results in break-neck changes in strategies and staff relations. Our group was hot one year and dumped the next.

Other Employee Reviews for AOL

  1. "Intern"

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    Former Intern - Intern in Dulles, VA
    Former Intern - Intern in Dulles, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AOL as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - Great Managers who care and have lots of expertise
    - Lots of resources to learn online through company
    - Learned a lot from co-workers and managers

    Cons

    - Felt sometimes my managers were overworked and under-compensated (was the only reason I did not join full-time with company as I didn't want that to be me one day)

    Advice to Management

    Seems a very top-down approach is still there..... give more power to middle managers/ (jr/sr) project managers since they seem to be the ones doing most of the work.


  2. "Incredible atmosphere"

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    Current Intern - Intern in New York, NY
    Current Intern - Intern in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AOL as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    -Excellent social atmosphere
    -Great perks for employees - free beverages, snacks, multiple company sponsored happy hours and parties, nap rooms, gym, etc.
    -Hard work is recognized

    Cons

    -Lots of hiring changes on a regular basis - makes it a bit unpredictable at times
    -High level of disconnect between the different brands under AOL's wing

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