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"MSFT Xbox"

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Current Employee - Product Manager in Redmond, WA
Current Employee - Product Manager in Redmond, WA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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

Pros

Great work life balance, decent pay, fun products

Cons

lots of org issues; bloated with lots of redundancies

Advice to Management

streamline. Look at how Amazon structures their orgs. Lean and mean.

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. Helpful (2)

    "Inbred leadership accepting of evil"

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    Former Employee - Director in Redmond, WA
    Former Employee - Director in Redmond, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good compensation and great benefits with access to amazingly knowledgeable people.
    Great facilities, college campus like setting.

    Cons

    You have to pay the devil to work there. Evil stack ranking. Narcissistic leaders with little to no ethics are far to easy to find. Retribution is practiced regularly. Simply the most political corporate environment I have ever worked in with the lowest regard for ethics.

    Advice to Management

    If a leader has no ethics, take them out of leadership.
    Oh,and get rid of Ballmer. What a disaster.


  2. "Great company, too fat"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great experience, very talented people, very accomodating, wonderful compensation and benefits, high quality products

    Cons

    Very fat company; difficult to trim the fat.

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