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Current Employee - Program Manager in Madrid (Spain)
Current Employee - Program Manager in Madrid (Spain)

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

Pros

flexi working, career opportunities, challenges, job keeps changing so you won't get bored

Cons

lots of dependencies on other teams, long processes, slow to react

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Experience can be very different depending on the group

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    Current Employee - Senior Program Manager
    Current Employee - Senior Program Manager

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

    Pros

    It is important to not that at Microsoft, like most large companies your employment experience will vary greatly based on your group, team and direct manager.

    Some very smart, creative people
    huge range of jobs, roles and teams to keep you interested
    good salary and great benefits
    lots of opportunities to give back to the community

    Cons

    work life balance? forget it
    review system encourages backstabbing, cutthroat behaviour
    frequent reorgs

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Very average experience in Microsoft IDC, Hyderabad, India

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    Former Employee - Senior Program Manager in Hyderābād (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Program Manager in Hyderābād (India)

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

    Pros

    Good benefits
    Great campus
    Some good co-workers

    Cons

    Lot of politics
    People want to look good by making others look bad

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Most people are still sitting on their laurels from 15 years ago and doing realize that Microsoft seems to be largely irrelevant in the Internet world dominated by the likes of Google, FB, Apple

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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