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Smart people, interesting work

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Software Development Engineer in Redmond, WA
Former Employee - Software Development Engineer in Redmond, WA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

They do a little bit of everything. If you want to do it, you can probably do it at Microsoft.

Cons

The culture is frustrating, and it feels like the executive level decisions are completely detached from the wishes of the employees at times.

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. Happy with Compensation and Benefits

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Technical Support Engineer in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Technical Support Engineer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very competitive salary and unbeatable benefits package

    Cons

    Not as many opportunities for advancement as desired. Difficult to circumvent entrenched ideas by leadership. Not easy for acquisition employees to integrate into Microsoft culture.


  2. One company, myriad environments

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Social Media Project Manager in Redmond, WA
    Current Contractor - Social Media Project Manager in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Can be fun and exciting if you are on the right team

    Cons

    Can be a total nightmare if you are on the wrong team

    Advice to Management

    Stop using stack ranking


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