Microsoft - Fascinating work. | Glassdoor
There are newer employer reviews for Microsoft
There are newer employer reviews for Microsoft

See Most Recent

"Fascinating work."

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

I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than 8 years)

Pros

New ideas and process are always in demand for those that can produce them.

Cons

There is so much to do that one needs to be very capable of self management. Learn how to get it done during the workday.

Advice to Management

Perks need to stay competitive with other hight tech companies.

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. "Cautiously Optimistic"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Operations Program Manager in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - IT Operations Program Manager in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Challenging breadth - more opportunities to see how the whole world works
    Good Benefits (not as good as they used to be)

    Cons

    SMSG Reviews still using the kill the loser mentality
    Actual management skills not encouraged/rewarded
    Healthcare benefits driven by Tax implications and is biased against mental health coverage
    While changing, the culture is still a ME FIRST rather than truly collaborative, particularly at the mgmt level

    Advice to Management

    Need to rebuild credibility after the 3 year layoff, particularly in SMSG.


  2. "Decent"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Service Operations in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - IT Service Operations in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time

    Pros

    You always get to work on new and exciting things

    Cons

    Fast paced, high demand, lack of free time

There are newer employer reviews for Microsoft
There are newer employer reviews for Microsoft

See Most Recent

Work at Microsoft? Share Your Experiences

Microsoft
  • Star
  • Star
  • Star
  • Star
  • Star
 
Click to Rate
or