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Microsoft AREA SALES MANAGER Reviews

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  • "They have a great work/life balance with lots of flexibility" (in 2336 reviews)

  • "Smart people (more at HQ than the field)" (in 1814 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "A place to work hard and get a paycheck without chance for advancement"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - AREA SALES MANAGER in Bellevue, WA
    Current Employee - AREA SALES MANAGER in Bellevue, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great health benefits and company functions.

    Cons

    Senior managers where this is their first job out of college and would most likely not be able to work elsewhere in the software industry in a similar capacity.

    Advice to Management

    Become an industry leader, not a slow follower.


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Run from this place!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Area Sales Manager SMS&P in Redmond, WA
    Former Employee - Area Sales Manager SMS&P in Redmond, WA
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Travel and opportunity to meet different businesses

    Cons

    Horrific Micromanagement
    Unreasonable Goals
    No Respect
    No Urgency to get things done

    Advice to Management

    Respect your employees and dont treat them like sales 101 individuals
    Compensate fairly and make sure goals are fair and attainable