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Falling into pieces

  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Evangelist  in  Miami, FL
Current Employee - Evangelist in Miami, FL

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

Pros

Still has a few smart and honest people
Good offices and benefits
Access to technology
Work and life balance

Cons

Leadership does not accept criticism
Catastrophic product lineup: windows phone, windows 8, office 2013
Technocracy culture upper management
Corrupt ranking/reward system

Advice to ManagementAdvice

I really wonder how nobody noticed how LUCKY the officers of Microsoft sell out their stock when it hits a temporary high. That is incredible! And Mr Kevin Turner loves the company so much that he is one of the biggest sellers!!!

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    Management skill and quality to be improved

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    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) II  in  Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) II in Redmond, WA

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    good benefit you can work until the retirement

    Cons

    it is too much bureaucratic

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    improve management skills and quality

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Big company, lots of opportunities, slow moving

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    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II  in  Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Redmond, WA

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Lots of things to work on, wide range of products and disciplines, big impact, good benefits, good perks, smart people.

    Cons

    The company moves fairly slow, has to support lots of legacy software, and has lots of process that often gets in the way of innovation.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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