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Great

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Former Employee - Program Manager II in Redmond, WA
Former Employee - Program Manager II in Redmond, WA

I worked at Microsoft full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Great company, great business opportunity.

Cons

Several execution and strategic issues.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    an investment in your future

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Identifiable, Prefer Not to Say in Redmond, WA
    Former Employee - Identifiable, Prefer Not to Say in Redmond, WA

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    work with some brilliant people
    people see it on your resume and think you know all
    FANTASTIC health and benefits packages
    great development opportunities, you learn valuable skills in day to day work
    "Working at microsoft is like highly paid grad school"

    Cons

    very demanding of employee time, often not respectful of work/life balance
    "reorgs" are a routine and often pointless or net-loss game of management musical chairs
    can be difficult to navigate within such a huge organization

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Good place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer in Redmond, WA

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

    Pros

    Work life balance
    Compensation is OK

    Cons

    Stack Ranking
    There are people should never been hired
    Political
    Unnecessary Lots of PMs and Testers

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get rid of stack ranking, keep the best fire the rest

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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