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"Great innovations"

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Current Employee - Entertainment Representative in Austin, TX
Current Employee - Entertainment Representative in Austin, TX
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Great Future Job Potential Expanding markets

Cons

Can get lost in the shiffle

Advice to Management

Work with everyone

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. "Hard interview process"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits lots of smart people

    Cons

    there is no such thing as 8-5.. more like 6-9.


  2. "Great benefits, good compensation, increasingly bogged down by size and legacy."

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    Current Employee - Software Development Lead in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Software Development Lead in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    On the right team, good work-life balance is possible. Compensation is very good, but you won't get rich from the stock any more. Benefits aren't quite as good as they used to be, but still better than what is offered by most companies.

    Cons

    As the products get older, and the number of employees and kingdoms grow, it gets harder to build products and features that people actually want. Instead, much of what happens is driven by people focusing on how to survive the next stack-ranked review, via self-promotion, over building great software.

    Advice to Management

    Come up with a different performance management system. Stop massive re-orgs between product releases that cause so many decision decisions to be revisited and reimplemented, over and over and over...

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