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"Fantastic and Innovative Company that might finally be slipping into middle age"

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Current Employee - Director in Singapore (Singapore)
Current Employee - Director in Singapore (Singapore)
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than 8 years)

Pros

Passionate people, huge scope, broad set of types of jobs available (location, function, product line, etc.), giving spirit started by Bill Gates but still reflected today.

Cons

Process has become heavy, internal struggles among the top-most leadership have worn thin.

Advice to Management

Remember that building and selling IP is still first and foremost about the people - the brain drain and stories of mistreated people have become the rule and not the exception.

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. "Worldclass - also in workload"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Inclusive Culture and a great common vision

    Cons

    High pressure on all employees, outside the US the workload is huge


  2. "Not a good place for fresh management graduates, good for experienced Sales & technical professionals."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Mumbai (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fast moving Sales Engine. Focussed, Well-led and organized. Good benefits. Decent pay.

    Cons

    Not favourable for people with less experience. Engineering/Management graduates in non-tech teams have problems getting absorbed.

    Advice to Management

    Design the college hiring program better and take effort to groom young, less experienced professionals from best of places.

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