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"Microsoft is a terrific company"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Redmond, WA
Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Redmond, WA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

A lot of opportunities to move around
big transition and re-org
big ecosystem
friendly peers
benefits
good work to life balance

Cons

big company, I like this, but others may not.
There are times when it's super busy but it is not always busy.

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    Former Employee - Senior Program Manager in Redmond, WA
    Former Employee - Senior Program Manager in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great projects, still plenty of innovation, execution people continue to be a premium
    Compensation including benefits was more than fair for my responsibilities

    Cons

    Politics, performance review process broke that requires you be a brand manager of your work
    Given the complexity of organization structure, can be tough to drive collaboration and results

    Advice to Management

    Learn and apply servant and situational leadership techniques, culture tends to stifle creativity and innovation since it's a bit of a make my director manager happy on up the chain


  2. "Great Learning Experience"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Technical growth opportunities are limitless.

    Cons

    Your career depends on your relationship with your direct manager

    Advice to Management

    Skip managers need to be involved with individual morale

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