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Good overall

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Build Engineer in Redmond, WA
Current Employee - Build Engineer in Redmond, WA

I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than 3 years)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Flexible work schedule, good health/Dental benefits. The Stay Fit program is awesome!

Cons

Management is very closed doors. Employees are often left in the dark about goals and project priorities until the last minute. Unless you're lucky to get on a high visibility project career growth is slow.

Advice to Management

Loop in your direct reports so we can be involved and not left out in the cold wasting cycles all the time.

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  1. Great people and technology, chances for growth, bad review process.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Advertising Sales in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Advertising Sales in Seattle, WA

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Smart people, nice perks, some autonomy.

    Cons

    Review process, gamesmanship, popularity contest somewhat


  2. Always been a great company to work for

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Manager II
    Current Employee - Program Manager II

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Management is really good at allowing you time in your life to get it straight. As long as you meet your commitments there is no real pressure to over work.

    Cons

    Managers are chosen from those who want to be managers and have a good track record of performance. What this means is that you may get a manager who has no experience at it, or is a horrible people person.


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