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Microsoft Overview

Redmond, WA
10000+ employees
1975
Company - Public (MSFT)
Computer Hardware & Software
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Google, Amazon, Apple

Working at Microsoft

Our drive to change the world unites us!

Microsoft is the ideal place for people who have passion for their work and the desire to make an impact—in their careers, in the community and on the world. Microsoft is a unique company; and not just ... Read more

Mission: Come to Microsoft to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.


Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2018 (#39), 2017 (#37)

Top CEOs: 2017 (#29), 2018 (#20)

Microsoft Reviews

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    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The company has changed completely under Satya. It strives to do the best that it can with people and products.

    Cons

    It is still a big company. Lots of policies and procedures. Has trouble figuring out how to best manage and develop remote workforce.

    Advice to Management

    Consider that only 50% of the workforce is in Redmond.

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Microsoft Photos

Microsoft photo of: Bellevue Bravern Entrance
Microsoft photo of: Our software development centers are located all over the world, including Canada, China, Denmark, Egypt, Germany, India, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Switzerland, the U.K., and the U.S.
Microsoft photo of: Connector and Shuttles
Microsoft photo of: Redmond brainstorm
Microsoft photo of: Dine and shop on campus, and discover some 4,000 works of art from our permanent collection.
Microsoft photo of: Redmond corridor meeting
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Microsoft Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Microsoft (Redmond, WA).

    Interview

    5 to 6 interviews single day 1 hour each. Coding-based. You have to code on the whiteboard. Prepare data structures, algorithms, writing code. The first 3-4 decide if the hiring manager is going to interview you. Out of the first 3-4, you need to try to nail them all.

    Interview Questions

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Microsoft Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2012
  • 100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2013
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