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A great place to work hard, test your limits, expand your knowledge and contribute to the success of the company.

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Senior Finance Manager in Redmond, WA
Former Employee - Senior Finance Manager in Redmond, WA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than 10 years)

Pros

Intelligence, efficiency and effectiveness are highly regarded You are expected to question the norm and seek continuous improvement You are responsible for your own trajectory - you can take your current role beyond traditional limits, or seek a new challenge - this is not only accepted, but expected

Cons

Extremely fast-paced - not for everyone Everyone around you is as smart as you are, or smarter - this can be intimidating at times

Advice to Management

Keep growing and changing when it has a positive impact on the overall vision for the company.

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. Helpful (1)

    Great company full of bright, passionate individuals that lacks the clear vision and cohesion to bring it all together.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) II in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) II in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Being surrounded by bright and passionate individuals makes for a strong growth environment. The readiness of others to help makes this the best place I've ever worked!

    Cons

    Many "dinosaur" business groups *cough* Windows *cough* want to keep working the way they did when processors had only 1 core and sub-100mhz clock speeds. Times have changed and there are still a few BGs that hold on to the old way of doing things and won't push forward.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Exciting time to be at Microsoft

    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at Microsoft as an intern

    Pros

    Was in Beijing office. Great place to be, great people, lots going on. Very exciting and important time for MS in China.

    Cons

    Large company - like any large company can take a while to get things done. Time difference w/ headquarters compounds that.


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