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Former Employee – worked at Microsoft as an intern for less than a year
Pros – Developers have their own offices. Because Microsoft has a longer release cycle than many software companies, the stereotypical "have to work overtime because the project is due" doesn't really apply. Very laid-back environment. As long as you get your work done and don't miss meetings, no one really minds when you work.
Cons – As with any company with thousands of employees, sometimes you can feel like a grain of sand on the beach. As a developer, you don't have a say in the big picture of the company. If that's important to you, don't work here; find a start-up.
Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company
2012-11-04 09:58 PST
Amazing things happen here! From gamers to governments, moms to mega-corporations, Microsoft helps customers all over the globe to realize their potential. Many people think Microsoft = software. Yes, we do… — Full Overview
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