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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. "Highly competitive environment"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Software Development Engineer in Redmond, WA
    Former Employee - Senior Software Development Engineer in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    There will always be work to do that keeps you challenged and focused.

    Cons

    Performance is very much dependent on constantly completing tasks above and beyond.


  2. "Great company all around."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    1) Variety of technologies
    2) Smart people
    3) Ability to make a impact
    4) Flexible work hours

    Cons

    1) Lack of engineering processes across teams
    2) Some of the technologies are less exciting but have to be around for backwards compatibility

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