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Overall, great experience

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Premier Field Engineer in Irving, TX
Former Employee - Premier Field Engineer in Irving, TX

I worked at Microsoft (more than 10 years)

Pros

Cutting Edge tech and loads of training!

Cons

Review system is not conducive to growth. Direct competition with peers breeds, dishonesty and conflict.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Reward people for what they accomplish. Not for what others perceive as accomplishment

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    A company with motto - Money first, product later

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    Current Employee - Principal Software Development Engineer
    Current Employee - Principal Software Development Engineer

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Stable company, has lots of cash

    Cons

    Average leadership who only cares about money but never foster the development of the best product

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Build the best product, money will follow - do not reverse this.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Good place to work but

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Microsoft

    Pros

    1) Great folks to work with
    2) Lots of good talent
    3) Lots of teams working on cool features

    Cons

    1) Bad review system specifically for moms on maternity leave
    2) Lots of politics , so if you don't know how to play politics, you will be in the bottom 10%

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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