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"Proceed with Caution"

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Former Employee - Product Sales Specialist
Former Employee - Product Sales Specialist
Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

Above average benefits
Very knowledgeable and talented people

Cons

Very political environment. Advancement not based on what you know or can contribute but on who you know.
The environment inside the company is dog-eat-dog. For each person who gets a "good" performance review, an equal number of people must recieve a "bad" performance review. This leads to cutthroat internal competition, a lack of empathy or friendship in the office, and generally an unfriendly environment.
High turnover- "burn and turn" philosphy

Advice to Management

Revamp performance review.
Change your culture before it is too later

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Smart people all around. Loads to learn

    Cons

    A bit too beurocratic in its operation


  2. "sdet 2"

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    • 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 5 years)

    Pros

    good work, good compensation, good perks

    Cons

    work life balance, deadlines, deliverables

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