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"Really boring place. No spirit."

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA
Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

Pros

I have excellent Benefits. I haven't had a single health care expense since starting, no premiums, deductibles, and co-pays. The legal benefit is excellent

Cons

Not much work life balance. It's not a fun place. Everyone is competing against each other. I don't think my accomplishments are always noted.

Advice to Management

You haven't done a very good job valuing my accomplishments. I sometimes feel there is some degree of cultural bias when it comes to reviews and promotions. You are constantly playing catch up to competitors. Try to get ahead of the curve.

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. "Microsoft as a company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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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    • 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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