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Frustrating, inward and parochial. Financally on par or better than other jobs

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Seattle, WA

I worked at Microsoft

ProsBenefits , location, package , opportunity (if you have right mgt)

ConsBureaucracy, over structured and thinking, slow

Advice to Senior ManagementGet closer to partners in order to succeed in mobile. Hire industry executives and keep engineers out of snr mgt

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Microsoft is a great company but my direct management and leadership changes their minds and shifts priorities on a dime

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Redmond, WA

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Pros: Compensation and Benefits are good Cons: Performance management approach insists on other failing if I am to succeed. I prefer a management style… Advice to Senior Management: Get rid of the silo approach to leadership and business… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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Beware of the Bureaucracy

Software Development Engineer (Former Employee)
Redmond, WA

I worked at Microsoft


Pros: If you get into a good group you can work on some… Cons: There is a lot of bureaucracy that causes the company to move slow on… Advice to Senior Management: Get rid of the current CEO (Ballmer must go) and put someone in charge that is… More

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