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Microsoft is a great place to work, full of brilliant, eager people however its size & structure can get in the way

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Seattle, WA

ProsOpenness, Great people, Great benefits (Medical & Stock), Solid Performance reviewing system, Innovation - Kinect and Kinect for the PC show that.

ConsPoor Leadership in some areas, lack of Agility/Flexibility due to size and having to work with other divisions, not the greatest salaries, Stock price

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep growing your talent pool

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Working for Microsoft in Silicon Valley seems a significantly different experience than it would be in Redmond

    Software Development Engineer (Current Employee)
    Mountain View, CA

    I have been working at Microsoft


    Pros: The benefits at Microsoft were good. Cons: There was constant change of management in the organization I was in, and… More
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    Great People, Great opportunities, Bad upper management

    Senior Software Development Engineer (Current Employee)
    Redmond, WA

    I have been working at Microsoft


    Pros: You are given the freedom to succeed or fail on your own. Mid level management is usually very lax and supportive of… Cons: Upper management is clueless. They don't understand technology or… Advice to Senior Management: Resign. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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