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"Lovely company, but I had a terrible time"

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Current Employee - Software Development Engineer I in Bellevue, WA
Current Employee - Software Development Engineer I in Bellevue, WA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Smart people

They take care of all legal matters

Cons

Stack rank system is terrible

My manager was terrible

I was put into a team very different from what I really wanted, and this was done without my knowledge. I had no choice.

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    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Bellevue, WA
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Bellevue, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Wonderfull Company in order to contunie career

    Cons

    No Cons about Microsoft Corporation


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    "20 years at Microsoft"

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    Former Employee - Content Program Manager in Redmond, WA
    Former Employee - Content Program Manager in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Fabulous people, cool projects and products, well paid, good health & retirement programs.

    Cons

    Upper management can be oblivious, senior people laid off to bring in junior ones at much lower rate.

    Advice to Management

    Value your senior employees.

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