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experience was great

Software Development Engineer (Former Employee) Redmond, WA

Prosgreat pay and benefits
lot of smart people around you
free drinks! lots of activity all the time

Conslocation isnt really great unless its the summer
too many processes that prevent one from being agile in some teams
certain departments within are very focused while others lack direction

Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to stop thinking in archaic terms and technologies, especially senior management. it hinders creativity of young individuals in a lot of ways

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good experience but little career growth

    Account Manager (Current Employee) Seattle, WA

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


    Pros: It is stable, good hours Cons: Very hard to get promoted, lots of red tape Advice to Senior Management: Change the review/calibration system. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Great opportunity, challenging environment.

    Director (Current Employee) Redmond, WA

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 8 years


    Pros: Opportunity to impact at global scale; compensation and benefits; opportunity… Cons: Frequent and disruptive re-organizations; employee calibration system forces a ranking curve so… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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