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Good place to work

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  • 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)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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 Management

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

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  1. 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)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

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

    Cons

    Very fat company; difficult to trim the fat.

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    Great

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    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)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great company, great business opportunity.

    Cons

    Several execution and strategic issues.

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