Microsoft Atlanta Reviews

Updated Dec 13, 2019

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  1. "technology company"

    5.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Hardware Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Cash machine. In its latest quarter, Microsoft generated $4.2 billion in operating cash flows on $20 billion in revenue. Franchise businesses. Microsoft has a set of blockbuster business segments. They include Windows, Office, the Xbox and the server division. The cloud. This is a megatrend in technology.

    Cons

    Brain drain. Microsoft has had various departures of top executives. Lack of focus. With huge cash flows, Microsoft has been aggressive in investing in new businesses. Threats. Cash-cow businesses are always fat targets for competitors.

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  2. "Fun place to work"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Advisor in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great benefits , free food and snacks

    Cons

    mgnt tended not to promote within

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  3. "Many Opportunities- If you choose to take them."

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - SERVICE ADVISOR in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great Benefits, Many opportunities for growth, free certifications, tuition reimbursement etc

    Cons

    Very hard to move from a retail to corporate position.

  4. "Great place to work!"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great people to work with

    Cons

    Not so organized, structured role

  5. "Amazing company!"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexibility, growth mindset culture, endless opportunities. Incredible leadership that cares about their employees and customers! Great place to work and actually feel like you are making a positive impact on the world around you!

    Cons

    Some of the decisions are top down and hard to follow the “why” behind the direction. But really that is the case in most large organizations.

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  6. "Great company"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Network Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great technology, people are very helpful and friendly, extremely positive and upbeat environment

    Cons

    Many hours during the Blueprint phase of training, cold calling at times

  7. "Strategic account coordinator"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Reporting Analyst in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Bing Name Working on large accounts

    Cons

    No Benefits Not a lot of upward mobility in Atlanta

  8. "Great place and culture, stable company."

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Advisor in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Benefits + 401k. Great pay and compensation. Growth mindset, easy to work your way up. Dominant tech company, not going away soon. Innovative and unique company.

    Cons

    Lack of structure and direction, things change so much. Lots of push back from the higher-ups on projects. Generally, there's only a few people making decisions here.

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  9. "Partner enablement"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Partner Development Manager in Atlanta, GA
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    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Benefits, work life balance, get to work with lots of partnering businesses

    Cons

    Politics, slow, management overhead work, women mistreated, too many games

  10. Helpful (1)

    "Overall Good Experience"

    5.0
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    Contractor - Marketing Specialist in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft

    Pros

    Low pay. Given managers responsibilities regularly.

    Cons

    No training and extremely limited direction given to contractor. You must be able to figure it out, hit the ground running and just get it done.