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"Great company to work with"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Contractor - Project Manager in Houston, TX
Former Contractor - Project Manager in Houston, TX
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Microsoft as a contractor (More than a year)

Pros

The people, the management style, the people again! Access to fun technology.

Cons

Can be lightly lower pay scale

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

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    "Software Development Engineer at MS"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Work with may smart people.
    - They have a varied portfolio of products that you can move around inside the company depending on your interests.
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    Cons

    - Lots of politics and bureaucracy get in the way.
    - The review process is dependent on how you are perceived, not really based on what you do.

    Advice to Management

    Reduce the internal turf wars so that every team is striving for the same goals.


  2. "Excellent Company to work for"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Software Development Engineer Intern in Mountain View, CA
    Current Intern - Software Development Engineer Intern in Mountain View, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The company took good care of the interns, even the ones not in the Redmond location. Microsoft had a fun culture, interesting events, and an overall well organized intern program.

    Cons

    Microsoft is a large company that can be stuck in process and organization, that might slow down work progress and stifle creativity in favor of organized productivity.

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