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Great place to work at!

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Microsoft full-time

Pros

Lots of growth opportunities
Different career paths
Several businesses to pick from
Good compensation

Cons

Several layers of middle management

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Don't pass up a chance to work at Microsoft.

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    Former Employee - Senior Program Manager
    Former Employee - Senior Program Manager

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

    Pros

    Great people to work with. Generous benefits. Plenty of resources and leeway to do your work. They place a lot of trust in their employees to do the right thing.

    Cons

    Lots of competition, vertical movement is difficult. Usually have to move out to move up. Stack ranking can work against you if you're a solid performer but not ambitious (department dependent). If you are ambitious then get in line. Work/life balance will likely suffer if you want to move up the chain.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Experience of working in Microsoft

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    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer  in  Hyderābād (India)
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Hyderābād (India)

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

    Pros

    Good compensation and benefits. Work-life balance is also good. Loads of opportunities to grow professionally and individually.

    Cons

    Headquartered in Redmond, Washington. Should open more teams in the Silicon Valley apart from MSR and BIng.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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