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Intern experience was very positive and great learning opportunity/resume builder

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

ProsSupportive team, interesting projects to work on. Clear career path/progression. Fun activities outside of work.

ConsBig company, limited impact overall, sometimes get lost in the shuffle. Lots of politics to do well on reviews from what others told me.

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

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    Excellent company to work at, with talented people continuously working at improving for the world.

    Software Development Engineer II (Current Employee)
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    I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 8 years


    Pros: There are lots of talented people here, and it's a company that has the resources to support you in achieving your goals. … Cons: There are many layers of management. Sometimes those management layers will make decisions that completely change the course of your work without ever coming… Advice to Senior Management: Connect more with all the reporting chains below you. Ask them for a… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Even though they're a large company, they go to great lengths to make it feel small (at least in my part of the company.

    Associate Consultant (Current Employee)
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    I have been working at Microsoft full-time


    Pros: Amazing benefits, great support networks, and an increasing desire to innovate. The 2010's are a great time to… Cons: Because of the strenuous interview process, the culture thrives off type-A personalities. The environment is extremely competitive, and if you're not a task-oriented go-getter, it… Advice to Senior Management: Continue to stress the importance of improving the whole rather than improving the self. Also, informal check-ins can sometimes be more… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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