Skype
3.5 of 5 46 reviews
www.skypeworklife.com Redmond, WA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Used to be a good place

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

ProsMaking the product people love

ConsOwned by MS - some policies enforced

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Depressing to turn up to work and see competitors zooming past you

    Director (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Skype full-time


    Pros: * Great work/life balance. * Very fulfilling product to work on - Skype is a very loved brand, and… Cons: * NOTHING gets done. No real progress in the last year. Viber, Whatsapp, LINE, Google are all now much better than Skype. We cannot do… Advice to Senior Management: Find a way to inspire urgency back in the organisation - either through acquisition (what ever happened to… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Management hell

    Software Development Engineer In Test (Former Employee)
    Prague (Czech Republic)

    I worked at Skype full-time for less than a year


    Pros: bonuses, training, work from home, geek people, great opportunities to… Cons: strange agile practices, not caring about technical proficiency but 'political' games, mixed/confused jargon(i.e. calling… Advice to Senior Management: get rid of fake managers and people who has no… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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