Microsoft

www.microsoft.com
There are newer employer reviews for Microsoft

 

Meh

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Microsoft full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Great name on resume, get free stuff

Cons

Leadership not qualified to lead

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Very unprofessional leadership team

9044 Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft (View Most Recent)

Sort: Rating Date
  1.  

    fenomenal talent in a destructive setting

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Group Manager in Redmond, WA
    Former Employee - Group Manager in Redmond, WA

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

    Pros

    worked with the smartest people in the world

    Cons

    organization is too big for its current structure and framework of processes

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    fold and consolidate, fold and consolidate; downsize back to the shape where organization was effective.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Could be great if you can navigate the politics.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Redmond, WA

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

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities to do different types of work. Good benefits. Lots of perks e.g. mobile phone discounts on every major carrier, discounted software and hardware, free MSDN accounts, telecommute, free bus service.

    Cons

    Difficult to get ahead unless you can get noticed by the right people. Cutthroat performance review practices.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Overall the company is going in the right direction. Middle management could use some work.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
There are newer employer reviews for Microsoft

Work at Microsoft? Share Your Experiences

Microsoft

 
Click to Rate
or

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.