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Solid Engineering Challenges on Good Products

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Mountain View, CA

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

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

ConsNo possibility of a winfall.

Advice to Senior ManagementThe 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.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Unbridled Favoritism

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I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than a year


Pros: Having the Microsoft name on your resume Cons: Management plays favorites with employees. Gives higher salary raises to those who are chronically late and lazy, but who stick buy Starbucks and lunch for… Advice to Senior Management: Stop lying and treating employees like children. There is no need to punish the… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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A Company that is broken from the top to the bottom

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Miami, FL

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


Pros: Some great people to work with. Cons: Non inspiring managment,company gets lost in micromanagement, spends millions of dollars in internal events that do nothing at… Advice to Senior Management: Steve B. strategy for "Devices and Services"is completly wrong. The company continues on being blind folded and avoids placing the user "in the center" of… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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