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Good place to work if you can get past overall company morale

Senior Business Planning Manager (Former Employee)
Dulles, VA (US)

I worked at AOL full-time for more than 3 years

Prosgood work-life balance and good benefits. great daycare

Conscompany morale, inertia, too many complacent employees whose morale has been long gone

Advice to Senior Managementput the focus back on product

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good over-all with the occasional loss of motivation "One step forward, two steps back"

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Toronto, ON (Canada)

I have been working at AOL full-time


Pros: Very smart and experienced people with extensive background and knowledge of the industry. Good work… Cons: Management team is too egotistical and doesn't provide clear career coaching for staff… Advice to Senior Management: focus on coaching staff rather than instilling fear of not hitting the number. Use time at meetings to… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Terrible place to work for talented developers

Senior Software Engineer (Former Employee)
Dulles, VA (US)

I worked at AOL full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: Was a fun place to work for the first few years I worked… Cons: Very "top-heavy" - some projects on which I worked as a senior software engineer had almost 50% management. The management is proficient at political maneuvering… Advice to Senior Management: Hint: build products and services that customers not only want but are also willing to pay for. Making money is not a crime. Another hint: if… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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