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"Microsoft is a sweat shop"

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Current Employee - Senior TAM in Redmond, WA
Current Employee - Senior TAM in Redmond, WA
Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than 10 years)

Pros

My init stock options were impressive, back in the day...

Cons

Stock is going nowhere, their review process sucks and dog eat dog shop.

Advice to Management

replace steveb

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. "Wonderful place to work with great people"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Design Engineer in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Design Engineer in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent diversity of areas of interest - you can do anything you want to do
    Crazy awesome set of extra-curricular activities
    Great community

    Cons

    Caf regularly sucks
    Too much bureaucracy on occasion
    Getting stuff (books, licenses, etc.) can be a hassle for no good reason


  2. "Good place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work life balance
    Compensation is OK

    Cons

    Stack Ranking
    There are people should never been hired
    Political
    Unnecessary Lots of PMs and Testers

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of stack ranking, keep the best fire the rest

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