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"MS"

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Former Employee - Programmer in Seattle, WA
Former Employee - Programmer in Seattle, WA
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Pros

LOoks great on resume, looks very good on resume
Lots of projects & challenges, chances to learn and grow here

Cons

Layoffs happening, especially be cause of economy
interview is grueling, takes all day, takes a lot out of every one

Advice to Management

MS is great place to work but some co workers can be annoying and crazy be careful with hiring geniuses with problems

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. "Microsoft as a company"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bellevue, WA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bellevue, WA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Great environment
    - Benefits
    - People

    Cons

    - Disconnect between mid and senior management
    - Promotion (on-ground) not transparent
    - Too much power to managers (no check & balances in reality)

    Advice to Management

    - Make sure mid managers do not weild authority
    - Too much of ego
    - Get rid of one-fit-all attitude especially for folks who have been at msft for several years


  2. "Review of Microsoft"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Seattle, WA
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Benefits are still generous. Good work-life balance: It's a 9 to 5 company

    Cons

    Total bureaucracy. What matters is who you know, not what you do.

    Advice to Management

    Stop being MS-centric

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