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I left just when it was getting good

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) New York, NY (US)

ProsManagement believes in innovation and rewards for hard work
Creative, talented people, fun environment
Encouraged to try new things

ConsMany business strategies competing adn they often trun on a dime
Competition is tough from other tech companies

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

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    In the valley of death we walked, now we're far above the valley floor with nothing but more peaks to achieve!

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at AOL full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: Good leadership and vision from CEO, Tim Armstrong. Great executor as COO, Artie Minson. Company has a clear vision to execute against at the heart… Cons: Sometimes vision is muddled with strange phrases and ideas such as calling our primary websites cities and smaller websites towns with bridges and tunnels between… Advice to Senior Management: Keep it up!!! Make sure all of the CEO's direct reports stay on the same page… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Lack of Product Strategy

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at AOL full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: Greater cost controls, more focus on fewer products/brands. Dulles, VA work environment has improved… Cons: The brand still carries the baggage of being you parents' (or grandparents') internet service. While the financial books are in… Advice to Senior Management: You need product leaders who are given the freedom to innovate. The sugar rush from the patent sale… 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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