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"If you want to just work then this is the company"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Senior Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) in Hyderabad (India)
Current Employee - Senior Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) in Hyderabad (India)
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

Lot many opportunities, if you are looking for career options

Cons

Rat race between peer employees

Advice to Management

Remove the stack ranking system

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. "Excellent Environment to Grow Professionally"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great opportunity to work with some of the smartest people on earth! Microsoft provides great benefits as well as the ability to change the world!

    Cons

    Review time can be stressful, but overtime one can grow and learn from their reviews.


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    "Microsoft is a good place to work, but there are some downsides"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Dublin, Co. Dublin (Ireland)
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Dublin, Co. Dublin (Ireland)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    There are many smart people working at Microsoft, so there is a good opportunity to learn how to develop software. From multiple projects available, everybody can find something interesting to do.

    Cons

    Obviously the performance review model at Microsoft is far from perfect. The idea behind it is not entirely bad I think, but in reality, it is not working as supposed. The entire teams can be ranked lower because the higher management has changed and has different priorities now or values different kind of work.

    Advice to Management

    Change performance model, make it more related to the project success. You want engineers to develop great products, not to compete against each other. It breaks the team spirit and sometimes forces great guys to leave the company.

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