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"excellent company to work for"

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Former Intern - Research Intern in Bellevue, WA
Former Intern - Research Intern in Bellevue, WA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Microsoft as an intern (Less than a year)

Pros

1. Challenging and exciting problems to work on
2. cutting edge technology platform to work with and learn
3. generous package in terms of salary and health benefit
4. bellevue or redmond is generally is good place to live in terms of community education level and nature and affordability

Cons

1. too many people there, competition is intensive.
2. sometimes bureaucratic. need a lot of communication to push things forward
3. not much sunshine except for the summer in Seattle area

Advice to Management

time for a change into a more agile, nimble and innovative culture

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. "A Behemoth with a LOT to Learn"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Solution Sales Professional in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Solution Sales Professional in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great training opportunities that will serve you well.

    Cons

    Leadership that you can not trust.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the new CEO, and drop the ways of Ballmer


  2. "Solid company if you want a stable job"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Redmond, WA
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great pay, benefits, and perks. Very smart people. With all of the change, there are a lot of opportunities to do interesting work.

    Cons

    The company is a lumbering giant. It feels very top heavy and doesn't feel as though it can adequately respond to competitive threats.

    Advice to Management

    Clarify your goals and go after them in a unified way. Be more open to change.

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