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Current Employee – been working at Microsoft full-time for more than a year
Pros – - Good compensation & benefits.
- Looks good in the resume
Cons – - You manager has TOTAL control over your destiny, and that includes you future career opportunities within MS, your work/life balance, and virtually everything must be aproved by your manager. It totally up to them to rate you, regardless of your previous ratings. It's up to them to decide that you'r late, even if you're ahead anyone else with your work. The stack review system made it clear where the boundary is for people to turn into a**holes.
Advice to Senior Management – Democratize the culture. Giving too much power to the immediate manager will only drive people away of your company, especially the ones that have other options and don't have trouble finding a new job.
No, I would not recommend this company to a friend
2013-01-27 02:11 PST
Amazing things happen here! From gamers to governments, moms to mega-corporations, Microsoft helps customers all over the globe to realize their potential. Many people think Microsoft = software. Yes, we do… — Full Overview
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