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Helpful (1)

If you're not a "native" MSFT employee, not so great. My company was acquired by Microsft

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Former Employee - Senior Technical Writer in San Francisco, CA
Former Employee - Senior Technical Writer in San Francisco, CA

I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than a year)

Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Great benefits. Lots of resources.

Cons

If you are not considered one of "their own", you are not treated that well, even if your talents or skills are better than some MSFT employees. Seemingly lots of opportunties to move within the company, but it's not that easy and you pretty much have to know other people on other teams to make that happen.

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    An amazing big company with lots of big company problems

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    Former Employee - Program Manager in Bellevue, WA
    Former Employee - Program Manager in Bellevue, WA

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than 8 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Your other employees are bright, enthusiastic and driven to change the world. Benefits and perks are outstanding, including healthcare, time off with pay, software discounts, pay scales and bonuses.

    Cons

    Review model makes this a place where only the most agressive and competitive can suceeed.

    Advice to Management

    Drop the review model.

  2. Good

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    Current Employee - Program Manager II in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Program Manager II in Redmond, WA

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good work life balance available

    Cons

    Lots of politics in the workplace.

    Advice to Management

    N/A

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