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So much talent and potential, lack of execution

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

Pros

Great compensation
Great benefits
Great perks that you truly need and want as an adult (nope, I can do my own laundry thank you very much)
Smart, very professional coworkers

Cons

The review model
Lack of direction and vision from the very top
Outlook more unclear than ever

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Please institute a review model that truly recognizes and encourages collaboration and team success over individual achievements

Recommends
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Excellent

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    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Drafter in Redmond, WA
    Former Employee - Drafter in Redmond, WA

    I worked at Microsoft as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    Top notch people, doing top notch projects.

    Cons

    To far from my house.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Not for contractors.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Positive company, although with drawbacks

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Bellevue, WA
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Bellevue, WA

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

    Pros

    Reasonably good pay and benefits, wide range of available fields to work on covered, everyone can find something for themselves (from low-level coding to abstract research), nice corporate culture.

    Cons

    Some teams/projects are mismanaged, and there's significant waste of resources in some departments.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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