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Talented people, good opportunities.

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Service Manager in Bellevue, WA
Former Employee - Service Manager in Bellevue, WA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Great working environment, large company with a lot of opportunity. There is a wealth of experienced talent there to learn from.

Cons

Stock performance! The location can be difficult for transfers in from CA. The sun rarely shines there.

Advice to Management

Get rid of Ballmer.

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. great experience, team, portfolio

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    creative, smart people, fast paced environment, benefits

    Cons

    tough, competitive environment, long commute,

    Advice to Management

    more effecient process


  2. Worth the pain if you end up in the right team

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Some ridiculously smart people - Passionate people who have lives outside work - Industry leading benefits

    Cons

    - Process heavy, can be worse depending on your team. - Slow moving even in areas where they cannot afford to be

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of excess fat, a lot of folks are 'resting and vesting' without adding value to the company, and end up discouraging the truly talented folks.


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