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"Great Company"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Solution Specialist in Redmond, WA
Current Employee - Solution Specialist in Redmond, WA
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Great people to work with

Cons

Quotas are out of line with reality and calibration is brutal and not fair at all.

Advice to Management

Get rid of stack ranking and firing the bottom 10% each year.

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. "Great place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    If you want to solve tough problems and work with an amazing set of people, this is the place to be.

    Cons

    MS is more like a bunch of companies under a single brand rather than a single company, so opinions vary with whom you ask. Your group and manager will ultimately determine how happy/successful you are.


  2. "Microsoft"

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

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Opportunity to work for latest technologies

    Cons

    Too many politics from some level.

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