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Good company to work for

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Software Engineer in Fargo, ND
Current Employee - Software Engineer in Fargo, ND
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Good salary and nice working environment

Cons

Still working on Legacy products. Lacks Innovation.

Advice to Management

Should have more transparency

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. Good benefits, company needs to focus more on quality

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, smart and professional coworkers, flexible daily schedule, beautiful offices, good work equipment provided

    Cons

    Too much "Process" can result in less than excellent product quality, also many of the products are not bringing value to the industry/society.

    Advice to Management

    Try to offer a great, innovative service to the customer, focus later on revenue generation.


  2. Far better than I had hoped for.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Intern in Bellevue, WA
    Current Intern - Intern in Bellevue, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    You get to do interesting and important work, even as an intern. The people are nice, helpful, and personable. There are free drinks (Coke products, Pepsi products, fruit juice, milk, and Starbucks coffee). They have an internal shuttle service that takes you anywhere you need to go and commuter buses with wifi.

    Cons

    For me, the only real downside has been how far it is from my home, girlfriend, and family. It'll be better when I come back full time though because they're paying relocation for my girlfriend and putting her on my health insurance even though we aren't married.

    Advice to Management

    Most of the PMs aren't actually useful. You could easily do with fewer of them.


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