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Great company to work at in terms of breadth of technologies - not so great in terms of strategic direction or GSD'

Group Product Manager (Former Employee)
Redmond, WA

Prosbreadth of technology products / platforms to work on

ConsNot too many real-world driven folks a the helm

Advice to Senior Managementget rid of your middle mgmt - get the passion back.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Excellent production drive and qualified employees

    Program Manager (Former Employee)
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    I worked at Microsoft as a contractor for more than a year


    Pros: Dependability, sustainability, broad set of technologies and platforms. Cons: Release of new products seldomly proactive to market, versus competitors. Advice to Senior Management: Maintain vision based off business models. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Smart people, great culture, results oriented

    Principal Lead (Current Employee)
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    I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 8 years


    Pros: Microsoft still has the smartest people in the industry and continues to attract top talent.… Cons: Senior leadership at Microsoft is primarily focused on personal empire building. Steve Ballmer is not a technology visionary and is unable to lead the company… Advice to Senior Management: The current review model encourages people to work against the interest of the company, while focusing on personal gain. People… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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