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"Good breadth of experiences and opportunities, but disconnected being up in the NW"

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Microsoft full-time

Pros

- Great benefits, good set of folks to work with, interesting and varied work

Cons

- Product silos for too long but starting to break them down, not risking-taking enough
- Being in the Northwest

Advice to Management

- Adding a further personal touch will go long way

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. "Marketing is a great use of my experience"

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

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    money makes the world go round

    Cons

    politics and people are frustrating

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