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"Microsoft Corporation"

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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

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. "Great Learning Experience"

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    • 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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    "Challenging, but rewarding position"

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    Current Contractor - Senior Financial Analyst in Redmond, WA
    Current Contractor - Senior Financial Analyst in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    It is well established global company that is the leader in its field. You will find some of the brightest minds in the world working here. The experience will help you wherever you decide to go with your career.

    Cons

    As a large company goes, it can be quite overwhelming to work here. And there are times when the workload may impede on your work-life balance. But, if you can manage it, you will be fine.

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