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Smart people, ability to make a real difference

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Principal Program Manager Lead in Redmond, WA
Current Employee - Principal Program Manager Lead in Redmond, WA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than 8 years)

Pros

The ability to work on real, cool and important technology that is used by millions of people across the world. Intelligent, helpful and hard-working people. The changing industry landscape is spurring more innovation and new opportunities. The work culture is stable and welcoming, people are expected to have meaningful lives outside of work. :-)

Cons

Adapting to change isn't always easy (reorgs can be confusing to navigate), there's often an underlying tension about performance reviews, and we have quite a bit of room to grow when it comes to collaborating across organizations.

Advice to Management

Continue to encourage divisions to collaborate to build great customer experiences, continue to encourage taking risks and trying new things. Keep up the great benefits! The new health center on campus is awesome.

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. Best place to do a research internship

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

    I worked at Microsoft as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    + World class researchers + Friendly environment + Great projects + Lots of perks for the interns + Weather is great during the summer Great experience overall

    Cons

    Nothing in particular. 3 months may not be enough for a full fledged project, so it takes a lot of effort, but it is worth it


  2. Helpful (1)

    Good place to work - everything depends on org/team

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    lot of emphasis on code quality lots of teams with opportunities in any field /area of interest. some great co workers

    Cons

    excessive process and slower rate of getting things done. the review system is confusing and sometimes rewards visibility more than effort


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