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It is a great journey with ms

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Former Employee - Senior Lead Program Manager in Haidian, Beijing (China)
Former Employee - Senior Lead Program Manager in Haidian, Beijing (China)

I worked at Microsoft full-time (more than a year)

Pros

Great working env., great benefit, challenge work targets, well training, flexible mgmt. smart team mates, very unique culture, very aggressive, realistic

Cons

Internal politics is terrible. Too much US centric.. Big company sick, too many meetings, performance review process is poor, could not well fit in to local env., too much windows focus.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Thinking about more on quality of growth

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  1. Some great people, great minds and great products.

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    Former Employee - Sales and Marketing in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)
    Former Employee - Sales and Marketing in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible and pleasant work environment
    Some great colleagues
    Interesting work and room for growth
    Constant personal development and challenges

    Cons

    As with all large companies, some slow structural processes
    It can be a pressurised environment
    Politics can be rife in certain departments

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Adopt a review process that does not alwaysdepend on having a % of people scoring low
    Be attentive to bullying and buck-passing
    Try to see things from a customer perspective- a more real world view. MS can be very insular and removed from the Irish business place of SMB's.

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    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. Foundational experience

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    Former Employee - Group Manager in Hyderābād (India)
    Former Employee - Group Manager in Hyderābād (India)

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Opportunity to lead industry, Smart People/Team, excellent resources, great campus, on the job learning

    Cons

    decision making centered in Redmond, not enough support to learn and grow

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest in building learning experiences for people - often the people who fall are the ones who have the ability and courage to take things much further along.

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    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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