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Work with the best, work at Microsoft

Escalation Engineer (Current Employee)

ProsThe best reasons to work at Microsoft:

- Access to new technologies
- On site food/Starbucks
- Intelligent People to work with
- Awesome library
- Access to most needed resources
- Medical benefits are awesome
- Software discounts
- Satisfaction from helping customers
- Great labs to work in.
- Very diverse, respectful culture
- high degree of independence in my daily working
-opportunitues to move into different roles and growth areas
- cool factor
- Zune
= xbox

ConsDownsides:
 - long hours
- angry customers
- high management overhead
- outsorced support
- dental plan not the greatest

Advice to Senior ManagementWith all the top talent we have hired, we haven't seen much value increase. Maybe we need to reduce our management overhead a touch...

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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