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"One of the better companies to work for"

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  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) II in Redmond, WA
Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) II in Redmond, WA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Great benefits
Decent pay
Able to move around/internal interviews
Able to change careers
Use latest technologies
Ongoing training available
Convenient cafeterias with a variety of items
Flexible work hours

Cons

Lots of catchup to do when we're supposed to be the leaders
Company is getting too large
No more company picnics
Moral events are few and far between
Stock awards are minimal until you reach higher levels

Advice to Management

Need to increase moral in an ongoing basis
Increase innovation

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. "Software Engineer Lead"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lead Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) in Bellevue, WA
    Current Employee - Lead Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) in Bellevue, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Working on good projects, good benefits, flexible environment.

    Cons

    Senior leadership is still living in the good old time.

    Advice to Management

    Act fast in the post-PC era.


  2. "Big and stable but not exciting"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Product Manager in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Senior Product Manager in Redmond, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Global scale
    -Proven revenue model
    -Great benefits
    -Smart People

    Cons

    -No longer cool
    -Bloated
    -Innovation secondary to integration

    Advice to Management

    Time to re-invent themselves and start over

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