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Great place to work

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

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

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Tons of freedom to do my best work.

Cons

Every team can be different so everyone's experience may vary.

Advice to Management

Get more in touch with your customers and the direction of the industry.

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  1. Good company, but harsh environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Support Escalation Engineer in Issaquah, WA
    Current Employee - Support Escalation Engineer in Issaquah, WA

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (more than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent benefits. - Health insurance and other benefits are nice.
    Work environment is good. - Great office locations and good commute options.
    Lots of opportunities. - Many job oppotunities.

    Cons

    Relative evaluation.
    Even if you perform well, you still might end up with a bad review.
    They expect you to move up every 3 years.
    If you can't manage to change positions, you will end with a bad review.

    Advice to Management

    N/A

  2. Solid Engineering Challenges on Good Products

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (more than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Working with leading edge technology and design techniques. People at the company are the biggest assets. Challenging projects and schedules. Benefits are second to none.

    Cons

    No possibility of a winfall.

    Advice to Management

    The company needs to make big bets and take more chances, and also should expand into fields where they can do more good in the world.

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