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Senior Software Development Engineer (Former Employee)
Mountain View, CA

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

ProsGood amount of work and life balance. Lots of smart people to work there, nice offices for employees.

Consbad politics can be demotivating. No free food, very sluggish when it comes to growth.
 Didnt know how we were doing.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Slowly returning once again to a common goal and single purpose

Program Manager (Former Employee)
Redmond, WA

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


Pros: Massive install base for software - the ability to influence… Cons: Program Managers who have to design products can be held back because the company is too big to move quickly and test and iterate with… Advice to Senior Management: Build mini brands that you can "aquire" to experiment with… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Old culture is battling new culture and the casualties are piling up.

Program Manager (Current Employee)
Redmond, WA

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


Pros: Great benefits. Awesome atmosphere and overall great company. Hoping the new CEO will… Cons: Politics kill innovation and motivation for lots of employees. The old CEO way of doing things was to pit teams doing similar work against… Advice to Senior Management: Less talk. More real work. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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