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"Good company with great employees"

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  • 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
Disapproves of CEO

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

Pros

-Huge company with broad range of products and services - You will find something in MSFT that you are passionate about
-Employees are treated well, fairness and equality in workplace, lots of perks
-There are a lot of bright people here that you can learn from.

Cons

-Stack ranking: Forced curves
-bureaucracy: sometimes you have to work your way to avoid bureaucracy
-internal politics: personal achievement sometimes becomes more important than customer needs

Advice to Management

-Be more visionary

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. "Great Place to Work - but YMMV"

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

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

    Pros

    Salaries, Benefits, Learning, Opportunities are awesome

    Cons

    Managers make or break your experience - no consistency across managers management skills, experience, expectations. Micromanagement is common.

    Advice to Management

    Trust your employees, give them space to grow and make opportunities available to internal applicants. Improve WLB not just by talking about it.


  2. "Good place to work"

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

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

    Pros

    1. Good name on Resume
    2. Flexibility
    3. Work Life Balance

    Cons

    1. Politics
    2. Lack of vision

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