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Former Employee - Programmer in Seattle, WA
Former Employee - Programmer in Seattle, WA

I worked at Microsoft

Pros

LOoks great on resume, looks very good on resume
Lots of projects & challenges, chances to learn and grow here

Cons

Layoffs happening, especially be cause of economy
interview is grueling, takes all day, takes a lot out of every one

Advice to ManagementAdvice

MS is great place to work but some co workers can be annoying and crazy be careful with hiring geniuses with problems

Recommends
No opinion of CEO

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    Very good

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    Current Employee - Group Manager in Bellevue, WA
    Current Employee - Group Manager in Bellevue, WA

    I have been working at Microsoft

    Pros

    Interesting work, good pay, benefits - very smart people. Tons of responsibility, ability to make impact. good life/work balance. Good all around.

    Cons

    I don't like living in Seattle and all real thinking comes out of there. Various orgs in competition with one another.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take more risk as the talent and thinking are there. Stop trying to please everyone. Get more young go-getters, innovators, in senior spots.

    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Good company, smart people

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA

    I have been working at Microsoft

    Pros

    At microsoft, you have a chance to work with world-class engineers and large scale project, The company provides very comprehensive training and career development path.

    Cons

    As with any large companies, Microsoft is mature and less agile than many startup companies, this results in late response to market opportunities.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management has done a great job in company management, they can do a better job in pursing opportunities based on new market trends

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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