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Intl Project Engineer (Current Employee)
Redmond, WA

ProsOne of the best reasons to work at Microsoft is the health benfits package which is compelling in contrast to other corps.

ConsOne potential downside working at Microsoft can be the amount of red-tape politics, in conbination with carrot and stick management style

Advice to Senior ManagementSomething that would really make a difference and perhaps re-invent Microsoft would be for it to Think Different, embrace change pro-activelly move beyond the typical catch up game and really lead the market.

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    Lots of opportunities if you can tolerate the culture and extreme workloads

    Senior Manager - Finance (Current Employee)
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    Pros: Microsoft Library - Access to resources - research data, journals, books, studies. Benefits - Medical, stock Smart people - there… Cons: Limited teamwork - people are rewarded for seeking credit as individuals, not teams. Internal competition is still fostered over teamwork. This creates suboptimal solutons.… Advice to Senior Management: Promote teamwork, reward teamwork and recognize that better work happens in effective teams. Get rid of the current contingent staff model (both a-… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Leveling off

    Senior Lead Program Manager (Current Employee)
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    I have been working at Microsoft


    Pros: Work on products that are used by hundreds of millions of people. Enough product diversity that you… Cons: Political Favors fast follower strategy over innovation Flat stock price for 7 years, no chance of making money at… Advice to Senior Management: Get a new CEO. Carly Fiorina was fired from HP for making one big mistake. What is Steve Ballmer still doing there? Operating systems… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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