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"Great company - smart people - savvy business"

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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Chief Publishing Officer in Guildford, England (UK)
Former Employee - Chief Publishing Officer in Guildford, England (UK)
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Driven, hard working individuals who care about the company, the product but also the society that they live in - Microsoft doesn't make products to just make $$$'s - but to try and improve the world.

Cons

Can be very (Redmond) US centric

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  1. "It's a challenge but instructive and wonderful experience"

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    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    You can learn really a lot from the work;
    There are many career opportunities to choose;
    Colleagues are friendly and willing to help;
    The working environment is flexible;
    The compensation is good.

    Cons

    The work can be challenge, so it is quite common to work overtime;
    Communication between different departments can be difficult


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    "HR"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent benefits and HR is viewed as a business partner and can make great impact on client groups.

    Cons

    Politics and personal perceptions in HR trump performance.

    Advice to Management

    Time for a change at the top, Steve Balmer.

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