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Lovely company, but I had a terrible time

Software Development Engineer I (Current Employee)
Bellevue, WA

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

ProsSmart people

They take care of all legal matters

ConsStack rank system is terrible

My manager was terrible

I was put into a team very different from what I really wanted, and this was done without my knowledge. I had no choice.

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

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Great company

Human Resources Director (Former Employee)
Seattle, WA

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


Pros: Dynamic, incredible opportunites for your career and interesting work. Always pushing the envelope and never statisfied with the status quo.… Cons: A little too focussed on process and measurement and not enough focus on the Customer and Competions… Advice to Senior Management: Revisit the performance review system creates too much internal competition and takes focus of the customer and the competition. Cut… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Mixed

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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