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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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    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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    Great company to work for.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Product Manager in Redmond, WA
    Former Employee - Product Manager in Redmond, WA

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great salary and benefits. Very rewarding work environment for most of the people I know.

    Cons

    The company used to be filled with the smartest people in the world. Now, not so much.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Go back to a 6 month review. The one year cycle is way too long and it's letting the lazy charge at the end for the high review scores. It happens a lot more than you realize. Very disheartening for those of us who want to do a good job and build great products full time.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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