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Overachievers wanted!

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Former Employee - Senior Director in Redmond, WA
Former Employee - Senior Director in Redmond, WA

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

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

smart people
lots of products/strategies
Long-term thinking
amazing campus

Cons

smart people
lots of products/strategies
Long-term thinking
insular at times, too internally focused

Advice to Management

people are your greatest asset. don't make the workplace a "Hunger Games" environment. don't eat your own!

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  1. Nice not really intensive work in relaxed environment.

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    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) in Redmond, WA

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Visa issuance, cool benefits, relaxed people, get familiar with latest MS products, valuable trainings.

    Cons

    Too much politics, not really much time focused on engineering. Not too many days off. Projects and team are reorganized very often.

    Advice to Management

    More focus on product, less on politics.

  2. great place

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Microsoft

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    great place to work long term

    Cons

    big company hard to navigate

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