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Incredible atmosphere

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Intern - Intern in New York, NY (US)
Current Intern - Intern in New York, NY (US)

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

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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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  1. Innovative and fast paced. Lacks in people management.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA (US)

    I have been working at AOL full-time (More than 8 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Employees are very knowledgeable about their fields. There are many folks with expertise in different areas of technology and research.

    Cons

    Evaluation of employees are based on how well they market their work to upper management which often leads to unfair and unbalanced reviews and promotions.

    Advice to Management

    AOL needs to restructure their people management, benefits, and compensation policies.

  2. One of the best corporate cultures though it varies from campus and country you are located.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Director in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Director in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at AOL full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    -- open culture
    -- great environment
    -- meritocracy
    -- work and life balance

    Cons

    -- takes long to get your ideas validated at the HQ
    -- less autonomy at non-HQ

    Advice to Management

    AOL's shares have risen but the ad business isn't growing. Great going on figuring out the avenues to satisfy share holders, it's time to focus on the real business growth through innovation so it can be sustained

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