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Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

ProsGot to work with some great folks.

ConsIf you are not promoted on a regular cycle, you are moved out of the company. Stack ranking creates a competitive environment that is detrimental to innovation and improvement.

Advice to Senior ManagementGet rid of stack ranking.

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    Great place to work, a little boring

    Program Manager (Former Employee)

    I worked at Microsoft as an intern


    Pros: Huge impact at a company that treats their employees really… Cons: The job can be a little stale, depending on which… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Good place to work but lost it's way

    Sales Manager (Former Employee)
    London, England (UK)

    I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: Good benefits, work environment and generally good people to work with.… Cons: The review system is Microsoft's achilles heel in terms of talent management. It favours those who are very good at working the system rather than… Advice to Senior Management: Scrap the stack ranking process No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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