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"So much talent and potential, lack of execution"

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Recommends
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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

Pros

Great compensation
Great benefits
Great perks that you truly need and want as an adult (nope, I can do my own laundry thank you very much)
Smart, very professional coworkers

Cons

The review model
Lack of direction and vision from the very top
Outlook more unclear than ever

Advice to Management

Please institute a review model that truly recognizes and encourages collaboration and team success over individual achievements

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. "Excellent"

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    Former Contractor - Drafter in Redmond, WA
    Former Contractor - Drafter in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Top notch people, doing top notch projects.

    Cons

    To far from my house.

    Advice to Management

    Not for contractors.


  2. "Ok company"

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    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Redmond, WA
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Works on wide variety of products.
    Has a lot of data driven development happening.

    Cons

    Sometimes the message about products and direction not clear

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