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Great Company to work for

Principal Architect (Current Employee)
Redmond, WA

I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than a year

Pros* Access to technology
* Innovative environment
* Smart people

Cons* Politics
* Lack of Synergy

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great Company Turned Mediocre

Business Development and Strategy (Former Employee)
Redmond, WA

I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: There are few places where you get to work on projects that have the scale of Microsoft… Cons: The company manages the bulk of employees to feel as if they are just another cog in the wheel - nothing special. Save the company… Advice to Senior Management: Value American workers, truly value your employees, don't be afraid to reward contributors or managers for their wins - make it a culture of winning.… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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

Editor II (Former Employee)
Redmond, WA

I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: Some groups I worked with have a very high level… Cons: The review system can foster a negative environment of competition. Advice to Senior Management: Always be transparent. Encourage commitments that make it clear what… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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