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Former Employee - Technical Support Engineer in Dallas, TX
Former Employee - Technical Support Engineer in Dallas, TX

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

Pros

Microsoft has Great Pay and Health Benefits. You get to work with technical smart people and get to work with the latest Microsoft software and technologies.

Cons

Horrible review system. Demoralizing to the workforce. Compete and backstab your own coworkers. Everything is great until you get a manager who you are not buddies with.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Get rid of stack ranking and meeting the curve. Stop cutting great benefits and getting rid of older employees with years of experience.

Recommends
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Business driven

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    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Redmond, WA

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

    Pros

    big company, many products, many techs.

    Cons

    business driven than technical driven

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    change the review system

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Ok company

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    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

    Works on wide variety of products.
    Has a lot of data driven development happening.

    Cons

    Sometimes the message about products and direction not clear

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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