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A lot of opportunity and smart people doing interesting things but sometimes the culture causes undue friction.

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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Senior Program Manager  in  Redmond, WA
Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in Redmond, WA

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

Pros

Chance to affect a huge number of people
Opportunity to move between groups and roles
Excellent pay and benefits
Smart co-workers

Cons

Highly competitive culture sometimes hinders collaboration (though new review model may help that)
Moving towards open space instead of offices
Challenging era for the company which can be disheartening

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Thank you for changing the review model... now make a good hire for the new CEO!

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Grateful to be working with some of the best people in the industry

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    Current Employee - Executive Business Administrator  in  Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Executive Business Administrator in Redmond, WA

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work life balance can be achieved easily. Smart, nice people. Lots of growth opportunities including opportunities to take on more responsibility.

    Cons

    Lots of change, if you aren't comfortable with that, then this is not a place for you. You must be agile and ready for anything.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more transparent, some of you are some of you aren't, we need consistency.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Disgruntled

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    Former Employee - Gfs  in  Redmond, WA
    Former Employee - Gfs in Redmond, WA

    I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Worked with a lot of good people.

    Cons

    Inconsistent leadership from upper management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Leadership in very ineffective, replacing them could finally move the stock price.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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