Microsoft - Hit or miss, some parts of the company are great, some parts are not | Glassdoor
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"Hit or miss, some parts of the company are great, some parts are not"

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Recommends
Neutral Outlook

Pros

Great benefits, comps, interesting technology, smart people if you find the right groups

Cons

Politics, no real loyalty to employees, long term trajectory of company is not promising

Advice to Management

Microsoft needs to disrupt markets, shed lower quality talent faster, and transform sooner

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. "Great place to learn, if you like Redmond"

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

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

    Pros

    - Opportunities to learn and move within
    - Pay well
    - Good health care
    - Generally good, intelligent people

    Cons

    - Internal politics
    - Review system creates competitive, and not collaborative, environment in some cases
    - Upper management not that great, potentially due to above two points.


  2. "all resources needed to grow"

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

    Pros

    A lot of smart people
    Lots of resources
    Challenging work environment that will push you to be better every day

    Cons

    Hard to align priorities across teams
    There are a lot of middle management that is worried about not losing face with their bosses rather than building great products.

    Advice to Management

    Do 10 things right and delight customers, stop trying to do everything.
    Raise the quality bar, customers want better products

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