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Mixed. Met some great people, and learned a few things, but the organization doesn't make you better.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

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

ProsSome very intelligent people in the product groups, get to work with some innovative products, and the library is wonderful.

ConsThere is a lot of red tape, and silence on important issues. The training you get is the wrong training, unless you're getting technical training. Redmond is the center of the company, and if you want to do something important, you need to be in Redmond.

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Pros: Excellent benefits and HR is viewed as a business partner… Cons: Politics and personal perceptions in HR trump performance. Advice to Senior Management: Time for a change at the top, Steve Balmer. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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


Pros: - Good Work Atmospere - Free Drinks Cons: - Tons of Internal Politics - Despise for hacker culture Advice to Senior Management: Respect Talented people, else they would leave for other companies More

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