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"Great company to work for..."

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Program Manager II in Hyderabad (India)
Former Employee - Program Manager II in Hyderabad (India)
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Multiple Opportunities with challenging work
Chance to implement your ideas and drive innovation
Bright teams and individuals around and a very healthy team environment
Clear growth plan if you get into to a real good team with a good manager

Cons

People strive for and focus on getting visibility than delivering a quality product
Bad employee performance feedback collection system
Managers will be major bottlenecks for individuals growth (for most of the teams)
Lack of transparency at Senior Management and Leadership level

Advice to Management

Management should be more employee focused and should be a transparent at all level when dealing with employee issues.

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. "Be what's next?"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft as a contractor

    Pros

    Depending on your manager can work remotely
    Some of the people are quite lovely
    Benefits for FTEs are amazing, not so much for contractors

    Cons

    Excessive focus on kpis
    Very political - lots of smiling assassins, be very careful who you trust
    Contractors are second class citizens to the FTEs

    Advice to Management

    Focus on developing truly exceptional leadership talent not just micro managers who obsess over sales pipelines all day


  2. "Big co lots of sideways movement"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous
    Former Employee - Anonymous
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Big co lots of of orgs

    Cons

    Low per meaning head count

    Advice to Management

    Retain real talent

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