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"Empowering"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Contractor - Design Verification Engineer in Seattle, WA
Current Contractor - Design Verification Engineer in Seattle, WA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Microsoft as a contractor (More than 3 years)

Pros

Let you do your thing
Huge learning opportunities
Access to the latest technology
No micromanagement from the managers
Encourage initiative

Cons

Limited opportunities for advancement
Some office politics is unavoidable
Everything takes very long

Advice to Management

Talk to engineers, not middle management

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

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    "Life at Microsoft"

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

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

    Pros

    The job had a good Work life balance

    Cons

    Too many groups doing similar things. No consolidation of efforts


  2. "Great place to learn and grow your career. But complex org to navigate."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Product Manager in Redmond, WA
    Former Employee - Senior Product Manager in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great opportunities, challenging work, smart people, resources to invest in doing the right work.

    Cons

    Matrix organization can make it difficult to move projects forward when trying to build consensus across so many. Too easily silo'd into one area or domain of work when you want to grow your span of influence.

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