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Opportunity to work on an amazing set of businesses within a single company

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Senior Product Marketing Manager in Redmond, WA
Current Employee - Senior Product Marketing Manager in Redmond, WA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

- Working with some of the smartest people tackling real hard problems - Great benefits - Opportunity to move around and try a lot of different roles and get exposure to different businesses without leaving the company.

Cons

- Slow decisions, lot of overhead due to various internal processes and reviews which are unnecessary. - Career growth has begun to slow down across the board as company is not growing much - Bloated; lots of roles (especially in Marketing) are totally unnecessary; there is also a lot of overlap.

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. Cares about it's employees

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    On the edge of technology, challenging work , smart people to work with

    Cons

    Stocks not growing , quality of people dropping , not clear focus of direction

    Advice to Management

    clarity in direction and focus needed.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Despite reservations about Microsoft's future (esp in the consumer space) it treats its employees really well.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Finance Manager in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Finance Manager in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    -Respects work/life balance, invests strongly in employees' personal development -Inclusive and diverse company culture -People generally change roles every 18-24 months, so lots of opportunities to continue learning

    Cons

    -Decision-making needs to be more agile in order to catch up to competitors. Because of the many divisions at Microsoft, there's a fair amount of bureaucracy/politics -Stack-ranking employees (i.e. top 20%, bottom 10%) within teams hurts morale, esp. in high-performing teams -Cafeteria food not nearly as impressive as other tech companies/startups


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