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Great company, too fat

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA

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

Pros

Great experience, very talented people, very accomodating, wonderful compensation and benefits, high quality products

Cons

Very fat company; difficult to trim the fat.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO
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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
  2. Good place to work

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    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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