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Consultant (Current Employee)
Redmond, WA

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

Prosgreat pay, outstanding benefits,
all kinds of bonuses for people exceeding expectation
easy to get help and support internally most of the time
nice working with very intelligent people
have access to all kinds of interesting projects
all kinds of trainings handily available

Conspoor work life balance and you need to be really outstanding to survive.
You need to be very independent and manage your own career
all kinds of systems are very confusing to newhires

Advice to Senior Managementreduce growth target

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Principal GPM (Former Employee)
Redmond, WA

I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than 10 years


Pros: Continues to be a place where smart people work, innovative product ideas are encouraged and… Cons: The big company politics is suffocating. Too many useless senior folks who do… Advice to Senior Management: Demonstrate leadership and vision. Choose who you make a lead or… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Consultant without a desk, required to be at my desk during business hours, heh heh.

Financial Analyst (Former Employee)
Redmond, WA

I worked at Microsoft as a contractor for more than a year


Pros: Good perks such as transportation pass, parking, drinks in kitchen… Cons: High vender turnover, large bureaucracy, more emphasis on being "at your… Advice to Senior Management: Use the FTE's more, and reduce usage of vendors. Create a pathway for vendors to become FTE's. Put more… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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