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Former Employee - Product Manager in London, England (UK)
Former Employee - Product Manager in London, England (UK)

I worked at Microsoft full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Great culture and people with competitive benefits

Cons

Noisy working environment at times

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Squeeze out the politics

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Great experience

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    Current Employee - Technical Specialist in Stockholm, Stockholm (Sweden)
    Current Employee - Technical Specialist in Stockholm, Stockholm (Sweden)

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    + great colleuges
    + the best office
    + fun customers

    Cons

    - no time for people management
    - team manager = controler
    - a metric is a metric that can' be changed even if it's set before the year starts and everybody knows it's an impossible goal = change role and someone else will get your role, your metric and get screwed.....

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Smart people, having fun with cool technology

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Supporting colleagues and managers
    Smart people
    Reward for impact
    Huge technology assets

    Cons

    US-centric product development
    Excessive bias towards re-inventing the wheel
    Design not given voice it requires

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More needs to be done to get teams working towards the same goals
    Product management needs to be done more thoroughly
    Product should be designed with believe most customers are not like MS employees

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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