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"Excellent business people"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Contractor - Product Marketing Manager in Toronto, ON (Canada)
Current Contractor - Product Marketing Manager in Toronto, ON (Canada)
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Microsoft as a contractor (More than a year)

Pros

Good compensation
Great caliber of peers
Commitment to healthy workplace
Clear business direction

Cons

Process heavy
Bureaucratic
Focused on maintaining status quo

Advice to Management

Reward risk

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Good place to work but lost it's way"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in London, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits, work environment and generally good people to work with. Lot's of opportunities to move internally and also to move internationally

    Cons

    The review system is Microsoft's achilles heel in terms of talent management. It favours those who are very good at working the system rather than doing an excellent job. This means that getting your bonus is based very subjectively depending on how well you get on with your boss and how well they get on with their boss. The scorecard mentality also put the focus internally rather than to the customer

    Advice to Management

    Scrap the stack ranking process


  2. "ok at microsoft"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    impact in marketplace, well known

    Cons

    to big for own good, very difficult to work within structure.


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