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Employee Review

"Great company on the right track"

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Senior Data Scientist in Redmond, WA
Current Employee - Senior Data Scientist in Redmond, WA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

You are working with a group of smartest people in the world. The daily work in interesting and challenging. Good work-life balance.

Cons

Sometimes the program managers stole credits from you because they pretend to know everything you are doing and they drive the agenda of a project.

Advice to Management

Be aware who did what, the fact.

Other Employee Reviews

Other Employee Reviews

  1. "Good for anything but advancement"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Ice
    Current Employee - Ice
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits are great!
    pay is decent; consistent raises
    great culture

    Cons

    hard to advance in career; will have to move to do so
    MGMT still stuck in old retail mind; can be like working at Best Buy

    Advice to Management

    pay attention to your staff and stop setting your own rules


  2. "sde2"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    good benefits, layback, easy work, decent money

    Cons

    bad culture, too many managers, too many pms

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