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"Best company to start your professional career"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Redmond, WA
Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Redmond, WA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Challenging work
Work life balance
Satisfactory careeer growth
Very good Compensation

Cons

I think there is nothing to write here from my side.

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. "Very good employer with reasonable benefits"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Porgram Manager in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Porgram Manager in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Relaxed environment
    Flexible work hours and ability to work from home
    Leading edge technologies
    Annual poll actually has an impact on the way thiings are done.

    Cons

    Benefits have been erroded in recent times esp health care
    Stock has been stagnant for over 10 years
    Missed the boat on recent wave of innovation (phones, tablets)
    Career opportunities limited if not in product groups

    Advice to Management

    Reorgs are disruptive. Build an org and stick to it for a couple of years.
    The MS Health plan was a major factor in attracting talent. The new HSA sucks and will have an adverse effect on recruitment.
    Admit to failures as well as celebratin the successes. We gnerally had to find out about things such as the Kin and aQuantive fiascos in the press.


  2. "What you expect"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Resources, educated colleagues, benefits and perks

    Cons

    Seattle, red tape, politics, slow process

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