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Great company to work for

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Current Employee - Senior Software Development Engineer in Redmond, WA
Current Employee - Senior Software Development Engineer in Redmond, WA

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

Pros

Work-life balance is better as compared to other companies.
Great benefits.
Smart co-workers.
Option to change product group.

Cons

Contentious performance review model - visibility gets rewarded more than collaboration.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Demanding job but you get to work with some of the most brilliant minds in the industry

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    Former Employee - Senior Program Manager in Redmond, WA
    Former Employee - Senior Program Manager in Redmond, WA

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Intelligent co-workers; encouraged to innovate; good benefits, beautiful campus locations

    Cons

    They promote work-life balance but in words only. The employees who get recognized at all-hands meetings are those who worked 60 hour weeks and never took time off.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Employees get burned out too soon when they have no life outside of work. If you are going to encourage work-life balance, you need to really mean it.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Bellevue, WA
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Bellevue, WA

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Wonderfull Company in order to contunie career

    Cons

    No Cons about Microsoft Corporation

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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