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"Overall, I enjoyed working at Microsoft. One downside, a lot of reorgs which can wreak havoc on your career."

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Former Employee - Editor II in Redmond, WA
Former Employee - Editor II in Redmond, WA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

Some groups I worked with have a very high level of competency and creativity.

Cons

The review system can foster a negative environment of competition.

Advice to Management

Always be transparent. Encourage commitments that make it clear what 'Excelling' means.

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    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Reston, VA
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    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Redmond, WA
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
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    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

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    Cons

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