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12 years at Microsoft

Executive Assistant (Former Employee)
San Francisco, CA

ProsBenefits were great at Microsoft.
Work and life balance was stressed from the top level down.
Many opportunities to make yourself heard.

ConsAdministrative opportunities are very limited if you do not work at the Redmond campus. It was very hard to move up career wise in the administrative community there.

Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to consider more effective ways in retaining long time employees instead of just treating them as replaceable with the next person.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    It's up to you

    Senior Marketing Manager (Current Employee)
    Redmond, WA

    I have been working at Microsoft


    Pros: The breadth of opportunities in the US and globally, the ability to have an impact (in some groups/with some products), smart people, the… Cons: You're a little fish in a big pond, sometimes politics plays way too big a part… Advice to Senior Management: when you did the layoffs earlier in the year you should have cut WAY deeper, and been more thoughtful about the criteria (perhaps even entertaining… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Microsoft non-head-quarters is not same as Microsoft Redmond

    Senior Software Developer (Current Employee)
    Mountain View, CA

    I have been working at Microsoft


    Pros: Technology breadth Incredible culture Best benefits package Job stability Cons: Microsoft mountain view or any non-headquarter-campus is very different from… Advice to Senior Management: Doing a great job in general but make sure you… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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