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www.microsoft.com Redmond, WA 5000+ Employees

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Great place to learn & grow, excellent benefits

Director (Current Employee)
Redmond, WA

ProsA wide range of technology area to learn; Cloud, Operating systems, SW Development tool etc
Ability move within the company from one technology area to another
Competive Salary and benefits

ConsManagement risk averse and slow in making decision
Lacks competetive edge and hunger compared to a startup company

Advice to Senior ManagementFoster and support small startup business with in each Division to enrich current and future portfolio. Not just incubation but actuall SW & Services businesses. Avoid throwing away ideas that may look like small money today.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Fantastic place to work.

    User Experience Designer (Current Employee)
    Seattle, WA

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time for less than a year


    Pros: Quality of life, benefits, pay; working with very smart (and nice!) people… Cons: Inherent to working within a large organization is that the number of stakeholders you need to bring into alignment in order to bring an idea… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

     

    Hit or miss, some parts of the company are great, some parts are not

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    I have been working at Microsoft


    Pros: Great benefits, comps, interesting technology, smart people if you find… Cons: Politics, no real loyalty to employees, long term trajectory of… Advice to Senior Management: Microsoft needs to disrupt markets, shed lower quality talent faster,… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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