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Mind expanding

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Cambridge, MA

I have been working at Microsoft

ProsWorking for Microsoft is like being in school. Pick any area of computer science and there is someone here working on it. Some of the smartest, hardest working people in the industry. The other great thing is the impact you can have in the world - when you check code into a product you have the satisfaction that it will be used by millions of people worldwide.

ConsIt is a big place and takes a long time to learn your way around.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good opportunity for those who are willing to try.

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Pros: - good scope of work. - freedom to define your own… Cons: - Too huge, long legacy Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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A great learning experience, but not where I want to be long term.

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Pros: Good benefits, competiive salary, good about work/life balance, really intelligent people,… Cons: Bureaucratic, tough to make a lasting impression, or infuse new ideas. Too many checks and balances. Found it difficult to get promoted,… Advice to Senior Management: Please try to do your best about promoting within. Not only does it help employee morale, but it allows… More

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