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"Great Place to Work, Challenging with Good Work/Life Balance"

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

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

Pros

Work on some of the most impactful products and have a lot of autonomy. The company really lets you define your work/life balance well.

Cons

Sometimes there can be too little willingness to take risks and a bit too much bureaucracy

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

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    "A bit of a rollercoaster over 14 years. A lot of good, some bad, overall a decent place to work"

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

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

    Pros

    Great benefits. Flexible work schedule.

    Cons

    Brutal review system. Internal politics can get in the way of getting work done.

    Advice to Management

    Throw away review system. Take a serious look at how the system impacts bad attrition and employee morale.


  2. "bell weather of tech industry,,,, still..."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Group Manager in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Group Manager in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    great place to work, top tier smarts, top tier opportunity,

    Cons

    too much politics, competitive review model...

    Advice to Management

    nix the review model


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