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Very average experience in Microsoft IDC, Hyderabad, India

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Senior Program Manager in Hyderābād (India)
Former Employee - Senior Program Manager in Hyderābād (India)
Recommends
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than a 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 Management

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

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. Work is great, but contractors are not treated equal or valued.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    As part of enterprise sales team, got to meet many high level executives of many different companies. People were friendly, and always willing to help.

    Cons

    MSFT brainwash. Sure XBOX and Kinect were great, but for enterprises, the focus is seats, seats, seats. Can get a bit tiresome after a while. Also, contractors are prevalent throughout the company, yet they do not share in many seemingly normal benefits, and can or does feel unappreciated.

    Advice to Management

    When you preach work life balance, please allow employees to actually practice it. Please no phone calls after 7 pm. And please get rid of the PE system, you lose more talent than you keep.


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    Microsoft Middle East

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Solution Sales Professional in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Former Employee - Solution Sales Professional in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Large, well known name to have on your CV

    Cons

    Very political, layered, and inefficient sales organization


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