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"Excellent development experiences"

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA
Recommends
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Excellent benefits
Great work life balance (depending on team)
Incredibly smart people to work with

Cons

Lot of firedrills
Lack of communication on deliverables
Extremely competitive amongst peers

Advice to Management

Get rid of the performance review system, allow lower level employees to advance quicker, more mid level jobs needed

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. "Its a competitve environment and involves working with smart indviduals and not-so-smart managers"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Program Manager in Redmond, WA
    Former Employee - Program Manager in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    good salary and perks
    smart people

    Cons

    politics
    microsoftie centric culture
    its closed loop and all ur frnds will tend to be microsoft.


  2. "It has been a good work experience at Microsoft."

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Development Engineer in Redmond, WA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Development Engineer in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Many opportunities to work on different technology because of Microsoft's huge portfolio of products. Good exposure to growth on non-technical stuff.

    Cons

    Lack of vision in senior execs. Lot of products were not developed as if it's been run as business.

    Advice to Management

    Priority: 1. Customers 2. Employee 3. Shareholders

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