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11 days ago

Dir Tech Sales

Microsoft Baltimore, MD +2 locations

The Director of Dynamics Technical Pre-Sales manages a high-performing team of senior Dynamics Pre-Sales resources including Technical Specialists… Percipio Media


11 days ago

Solution Specialist O

Microsoft Chevy Chase, MD +3 locations

In the decade ahead, we have a unique opportunity to re-ignite enthusiasm for computer-based productivity by corporations and users alike by selling… Percipio Media


10 days ago

Senior Premier Field Engineer

Microsoft Baltimore, MD

include: • Support of the Exchange environment • Provide Exchange Server workshops and knowledge transfer for customer's existing support s… Experteer


11 days ago

Technology Solutions Professional - Productivity

Microsoft Washington, DC

The Technology Solutions Professional - Productivity is responsible for evangelizing the Microsoft Productivity offerings with enterprise and… Percipio Media


11 days ago

Account Executive

Microsoft Washington, DC

include: 1. Creating a services business development plan in conjunction with the Account Executives for Microsoft?s Military Intelligence and… Percipio Media


11 days ago

Solution Specialist, Cloud

Microsoft Washington, DC +2 locations

We are seeking a seasoned solutions specialist with a solid understanding of the Cloud services landscape, the education customer environment, and… Percipio Media


30+ days ago

Enterprise Project Management Consultant

Microsoft Washington, DC

The EPM Senior Consultant role requires a powerful combination of product-specific technical knowledge, business acumen and experience, along with… TheLadders.com


11 days ago

Dir Solution Sales DEVTOOLS

Microsoft Washington, DC

If technology is your passion; changing the world through innovation is your drive; and making people great comes natural, this job is for you! US… Percipio Media


11 days ago

Solution Spec APPLT

Microsoft Washington, DC

The Mid-Atlantic States District is looking for a motivated and self-driven sales professional, focused on selling application platform solutions to… Percipio Media


11 days ago

SOLUTION SPEC

Microsoft Washington, DC

US Enterprise Services (USES), one of the fastest growing divisions at Microsoft, has an exciting leadership opportunity for a Services Solutions… Percipio Media


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    Thoughts after 10 years....

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    1. If you love tech, this is a great place. No doubt you'll talk tech (mostly the MSFT stack) from enterprise to consumer - from PCs to phones to Xboxes - from datacenter to desktop.

    2. What were GREAT benefits are now VERY GOOD (took a small step down) but still probably better than you'll find at 99% of large corporations. If you've got family - the value of the benefits is even higher. 401k match is nice.

    3. Even with it's struggles MSFT is still a cash printing machine. This means if you can keep your nose clean and do reasonable work, you can have a stable job, pay your bills, feed your family, and not worry (too much) about layoffs. The stock you own likely won't tank, but probably won't go up much either. You'll get a bonus each year and some stock. It's a decent life if you aren't looking to light the world on fire.

    Cons

    Brand on Your Resume: After many years of losing market share and struggling to be at the front end of innovation and the fact that there's 90,000 employees, don't think MSFT is necessarily going to be attractive on your resume to more agile and smaller companies.

    Managing Your Career: Make you say this out loud so it registers - 90,000 employees work there. Double that for vendors. It is VERY hard to "stand out" and move up in the company. Don't expect your manager to be much of an advocate or enabler to help you meet your career goals - they are basically trying to survive the stack rank every year too. Not familiar with the stack rank? Check out the 2012 Vanity Fair article called "Microsoft's Lost Decade".

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I'll type it here - but I don't they are listening...
    1. Help proven talent move laterally in the company for new opportunities.
    2. Kill/evolve the stack rank. Here's basically how it's viewed:. 30% of the company gets 1s and 2s - and they are happy. 50% get 3s and that basically feels like getting a "C" in school. This sucks for talented people when a multitude of UNCONTROLLABLE conditions keep you from getting into 1 or 2 range. The 20% getting anything below a 3 are walking dead. In summary, 70% of the company walk away from the review cycle feeling like crap. This is no good.

    After 10 years, I'm leaving - it's just a matter of time until I find the right opportunity. I need to find a company spends 90% of it's time building technology experiences, as opposed to 90% of its time building PowerPoints. And I expect to refuse the exit interview - because if you really cared what I thought, you wouldn't ask me after I decided to leave.

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