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"Good starting place to work after college"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Senior Lead in Bellevue, WA
Current Employee - Senior Lead in Bellevue, WA
Recommends
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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

Pros

Lot of different fields
Great benefits
Smart peers & managers interested in employees career growth
Good career growth opportunities

Cons

Major portion of the company is still in waterfall model
Slow progress on projects due to bureaucracy
Review model hinders innovation

Advice to Management

Be objective on what is expected of employees & direct each team to work towards profitability.

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. "Microsoft is great to work at as a contractor"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Marketing Manager in Seattle, WA
    Current Contractor - Marketing Manager in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    If you are a V-, depending on level of experience, you should be earning at least $80-100K. Upside, you work with really intelligent people and it could be a lot of fun!

    Cons

    It is intense at Microsoft. Even as a contractor, you will work long and intense hours.

    Advice to Management

    None


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    "It's what you make of it"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Design Strategist in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Senior Design Strategist in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Vast career opportunities - more so in Redmond, but increasingly worldwide

    Cons

    Cross-divisional work is getting better, but still in need of improvement

    Advice to Management

    Drive agility. Be bold. Think people first.

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