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Endemic Problems at Bing

Software Development Engineer (Current Employee)
Bellevue, WA

Pros- Working on software used by millions
- High level of respect for established success
- Company provided transportation is useful
- Extremely large if you want to move around later in your career

Cons- Bing has Endemic issues with a toxic work environment and broken processes
- Conflict is seen as a desirable way to settle all debate
- At least at Bing, morale is seen as unimportant

Advice to Senior ManagementPaying attention to morale and process issues could fix a large number of problems

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    lumbering, 90% politics, little innovation, poor review process

    Software Development Engineer (Former Employee)
    Redmond, WA

    I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: I worked there 4 years, and not once did the paycheck bounce or come late. Also, if you want the chance to… Cons: I found it impossible to have much on an impact on anything as IC at MS. Also if you have unique skills that not… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Endless 'Re-Orgs' and working for the Borg

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    Redmond, WA

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


    Pros: Some of the UX experts with whom I had the pleasure of working were the… Cons: The company overall has become quite lost and needs to re-define its identity. There were 5 different re-orgs when I was there which negatively effected… Advice to Senior Management: You have proven to me that you will likely not… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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