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"Great Place to Work!"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Executive Assistant in Redmond, WA
Current Employee - Executive Assistant in Redmond, WA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Fun projects to work on, exciting new things happening and always encouraged to be innovative. Always something new happening.

Cons

Some people aren't fond of the performance review system here. It can make you a little paranoid, but as long as you are doing your job, you should be fine.

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. "Microsoft's work"

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

    I have been working at Microsoft as a contractor

    Pros

    A long time, be glad to work

    Cons

    There is not much innovation


  2. "Seems like many different companies under the Microsoft Umbrella"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    1. Smart talented workforce.
    2. Very profitable company.
    3. Fairly open culture.
    4. Mobility within the company.
    5. Good work-life balance.
    6. Outstanding benefits.

    Cons

    1. Arrogant attitude towards stock market, competitors, and ultimately consumers – Our products are the best why aren’t people buying our tablets and phones!
    2. A company crumbling under bureaucracy and non-value added work.
    3. Short-term mentality.
    4. Competitive to the point of stifling cooperartion.
    5. Jack of all trades – master of few.

    Advice to Management

    Drop the MS is always right attitude and finally get rid of the stack ranking system. I've done well by it - but it's not worth the stress and fear it creates.

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