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Helpful (1)

Good base and benefits - But...

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Account Manager in New York, NY
Current Employee - Account Manager in New York, NY
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I have been working at Microsoft full-time (Less than a year)

Pros

Healthcare, Base Salary, flexible work outside the office.

Cons

Too big and inefficient, review process results in the loss of very strong employees who had one bad year OR did very well but someone did a little better.

Advice to Management

Get rid of calibration. Merit based reviews.

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. great place to feel yourself

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Program Manager II in Redmond, WA
    Former Employee - Program Manager II in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    excellent working conditions - notably the tempature

    Cons

    the constant rain is a nuisance

    Advice to Management

    stay in shape like the other tech company bosses


  2. Helpful (1)

    A bumpy ride

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

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

    Pros

    Good money, some places have very interesting work, but one has to look hard for them. You get to work with some incredibly smart people, and affect lives of millions. Or at least that's how it used to be.

    Cons

    Politics. Suddenly the whole team goes down the drain, and you have to jump off really fast if you don't want to get stuck in sewer for a long time. Compensation is getting less and less competitive with time. Upper management is not very bright or competent, everything worthy is done despite them.

    Advice to Management

    Just go away, and let innovative people take over.


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