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"Consultant"

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Current Employee - Consultant in Redmond, WA
Current Employee - Consultant in Redmond, WA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

great pay, outstanding benefits,
all kinds of bonuses for people exceeding expectation
easy to get help and support internally most of the time
nice working with very intelligent people
have access to all kinds of interesting projects
all kinds of trainings handily available

Cons

poor work life balance and you need to be really outstanding to survive.
You need to be very independent and manage your own career
all kinds of systems are very confusing to newhires

Advice to Management

reduce growth target

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. "Microsoft Student Partner"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Microsoft Student Partner in Boston, MA
    Former Intern - Microsoft Student Partner in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good exposure on campus, fresh technical news spoon fed, exposure to people who develop the newest products

    Cons

    Practically not paid, you need a lot of hours to meet the expectations, some of the events that you are not fond of

    Advice to Management

    Different tracking system for the events, more flexibility and more funding.


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Doesn't matter how good a job you do, you won't get acknowledged/promoted if your manager doesn't like u for some reason"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) in Bellevue, WA
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) in Bellevue, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    As long as you are have a good manager, you can do wonders in MS. There are opportunities to grow inany discipline.

    Cons

    Lot of bureaucracy/politics, lack of good managers who can direct, guide and bring up their people.

    Advice to Management

    They should seriously look into the feedback that the employees give about their mangaers and take some serious actions so that the bad managers don't get away with anything they feel like doing.

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