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"Awesome Company"

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  • Culture & Values
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  • Comp & Benefits
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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Microsoft full-time

Pros

The work-life balance is very good. Team of highly talented people and very casual environment.

Cons

Not much cons. Typical problems that come with really big organization. Sometimes competition can get really stiff.

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. "Solid company with lots of strings"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Bellevue, WA
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Bellevue, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay
    Good benefits
    Lots of interesting jobs and projects
    Every field of tech available
    Expert co-workers

    Cons

    Slow pace depending on team
    Politics
    Older generation employees

    Advice to Management

    Improve efficiency and agility


  2. "Once a great place to work, now WalMart of software"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal Business Development Manager in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Principal Business Development Manager in Mountain View, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good employee benefits, private offices in Redmond, free drinks, good benefits, reasonable RSU's, overall decent employee care.

    Cons

    It is unfortunate that over the last five years what was once one of the greatest companies to work at on earth has become a place of politics and nonsense. When you work at MSFT, someone on every team needs to become the village idiot every year, eventually it will be you. So my advice if your moving up to Redmond, don't buy, rent. You could have a good 4 or 5 years and go from the rock star performer to the village idiot and you will never see it coming.

    Advice to Management

    While I had a lot of respect for Steve Ballmer, there were two major reasons he had to go, first the stock price and second missing mobile, tablets and other major categories and second he didn't care about Wall Street. While they get rid of Steve Kevin Turner HAS TO GO. He simply ruined the culture of the company. Software is not WalMart and never will be. He MUST GO!!! Then try to return it to the great place that it was once upon a time.

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