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Good place to start off as a college graduate

User Experience Designer (Current Employee)
Redmond, WA

ProsFlexible hours and friendly people.

ConsLots of work coming in at random times, so it can be a little hard to separate work from social life.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    I worked at Microsoft as a contractor for more than a year


    Pros: Always lots to do, can be as good as you… Cons: Impressive inefficiencies, constant churn, powerpoint culture, Advice to Senior Management: Allow processes and strategies to mature for at least a… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Takes good care of employees; can be stogy and bureaucratic

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    I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: great benefits; excellent pay lots of different kinds of projects many smart… Cons: almost always a follower in the market slow to move management is not incentivized to make… Advice to Senior Management: Emphasize flawless experiences across the whole product portfolio. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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