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Great company, perks, and benefits

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA

I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than 5 years)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Great opportunity for long term growth, strong desire to do what is right and adapt as a company.

Cons

Still some politicking in circles. Some elements of review are more subjective than they should be.

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  1. Talented people, good opportunities.

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    Former Employee - Service Manager in Bellevue, WA
    Former Employee - Service Manager in Bellevue, WA

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    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.


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    Working at Microsoft

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    Current Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in Redmond, WA

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    The company is large enough and diverse enough that you can move around whether that be across technologies or functions and feel like you're joining a new company because you can work on totally different products with totally different people.

    Cons

    There's a lot of bureaucracy. There is a lot of time wasted doing totally useless stuff because the company has way too many people, so everyone is trying to justify their value, but unfortunately, much of the work adds no value to the business.


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