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Great place, great people, great work

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Current Employee - Attorney in Redmond, WA
Current Employee - Attorney in Redmond, WA

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

Pros

My group leaders and team mates are excellent. The work is exciting and cutting edge.

Cons

Everyone may have a different experience depending on group leadership and team mates.

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    Microsoft is getting better

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    Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in Bellevue, WA
    Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in Bellevue, WA

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good career opportunities, cutting edge technologies, improved vision and strategy over past years (R&D coming together in the product pipeline), improved upper management, listen to employee feedback for improvement

    Cons

    Work/life balance at times, more competitive recently, less job "security"

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    Overall, I enjoyed working at Microsoft. One downside, a lot of reorgs which can wreak havoc on your career.

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    Former Employee - Editor II in Redmond, WA
    Former Employee - Editor II in Redmond, WA

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Some groups I worked with have a very high level of competency and creativity.

    Cons

    The review system can foster a negative environment of competition.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Always be transparent. Encourage commitments that make it clear what 'Excelling' means.

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