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Great company to work for

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Software Development Engineer
Current Employee - Software Development Engineer

I have been working at Microsoft full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Smart people, very great benefits. And good work life balance.

Cons

Sometimes it has a stodgy reputation

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    Great company to work for, awesome benefits, but higher management seems to be lost.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) in Redmond, WA

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Work-life balance, benefits, lots of oportunities

    Cons

    Anual review system, upper management, salary below Market.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Company With Huge Potential

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Evangelist
    Current Employee - Technical Evangelist

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time

    Pros

    Microsoft is a company with dominant market share in the computer industry, financial resources to fund long-term investments and very strong research and development teams. This enables it to enter adjacent or related markets in search of growth.

    Cons

    Middle management at Microsoft is short-sighted and overly reliant on inefficient processes and metrics that do not contribute to the company's long-term success. Talent and teamwork often take a back seat to politics as the people who get recognized or promoted are often the ones who play the "game".

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take a long hard look at your employees and separate the real contributors from those who just talk a good game.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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