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AOL Reviews

Updated Jul 23, 2014
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3.3 608 reviews

65% Approve of the CEO

AOL Chairman and CEO Tim Armstrong

Tim Armstrong

(332 ratings)

55% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • flexible work/life balance (although hours can be long)(in 82 reviews)

  • Or if you want to work from home(in 21 reviews)


Cons
  • Senior management talks the talk, but doesn't walk the walk(in 27 reviews)

  • The department you work in determines what kind of work life balance you will have(in 10 reviews)

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    Sr web tech

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Proscompany ambience, flexibility, work and cool work atmosphere

    Consgrowth, ok sort of management. No great visibility etc

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    One of the best work environment

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsWorking in AOL was a pleasure.
    People are very good. Very less office politics.

    ConsAlways fear of lay off.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

     

    Cares for Employees

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsThere always something fun going on

    ConsThings are some what fragmented

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    good wor environment

    Soft Engineer (Former Employee) Bangalore

    Prosgood pay, good work environment, learning experience

    Conslayoffs, less technology exposure and skill update

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    I worked at AOL India for 4 years from April 2008 to April 2012

    Technical Lead (Former Employee) Bangalore

    Proscool office space. fun, casual working environment.

    Consconstant layoffs caused a lot of job insecurity. finally 90% of the company got laid off. Avoid this company if you can.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Wonderful Experience

    Executive Human Resources (Former Employee) Bangalore

    ProsEmployee friendly, great company to work for

    ConsNothing to share for this company

    Advice to Senior ManagementNothing to be advised to the management

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Had a four year long relationship, with good and bad

    Technical Project Manager (Former Employee) Bangalore

    ProsGreat pay, work culture and systems

    ConsLeadership in India wasn't strong enough to match up to their US counterparts.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Cool Work environment but job stability always concern

    Senior QA Engineer (Former Employee) Bangalore

    Pros1. Cool Work Environment
    2. Nice work culture
    3. Good work-life balance
    4. Active HR team
    5. Quality work
    6. Pay Master

    Cons1. Job security (Sometime due to internal rumor and sometime news in media)
    2. Frequent re-orgs without any output

    Advice to Senior Management1. ob security matters more for employees then environment, culture and salary comes in queue

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

     

    Good Company to work for

    Systems Administrator (Former Employee) Bangalore

    ProsGood pay, facilities & work on latest technologies

    ConsWas working at Aol Bangalore, mainly depend on US managers.

    Advice to Senior ManagementUse open source technologies

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    A perfect place to work

    Senior Director (Current Employee) Bangalore

    ProsHave loads of freedom to do your thing, great people around

    ConsDwindling revenue, newer companies growing much faster

    Advice to Senior ManagementBe nimble and work like a startup

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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