Microsoft Austin Reviews

Updated Apr 27, 2020

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  1. "Microsoft is good"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Store Team Member in Austin, TX
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    They are very nice and friendly

    Cons

    They sometimes can not be helpful

  2. "Great employer, not easy to change role."

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Technical Account Manager in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Pay and bonus can be very good. My managers have always shown interest in my career development.

    Cons

    Extreme liberal attitudes that not always align with reality.

  3. "Great company but career advancement can be difficult"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Retail Learning Specialist in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits, plenty of talented coworkers, a company strives to make a difference in the world.

    Cons

    The glass ceiling is hard to break when trying to go from retail to corp.

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  4. "Great Place to Work"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - SERVICE ADVISOR in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Worked in the Microsoft Store and it was a the best place I ever worked! The benefits are great, the leadership is even better! Microsoft goes out of their way to take care of every employee!

    Cons

    Retail, what can you say.

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    "Technical Services Advisor"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Technical Service Specialist in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Teaches you problem solving skills, allows you to expand your thinking outside of the box.

    Cons

    There could be very busy days and days where there are a couple of upset customers that express themselves in a rude manner. Then again that is every other retail position there are going to be unique customers.

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    "Product Advisor"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Product Advisor in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to learn about technology.. Good Management

    Cons

    Retail hours are long and usually includes weekends

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  7. "I am responsible for a $45M portfolio of business where I mainly interact with CIO, CTO, CFO, and Senior Tech Managers"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Account Executive in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible working and productivity tools

    Cons

    Difficulty moving up and untenable targets

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  8. "QA Lead"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Operations Manager in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Microsoft acquired Razorfish. Felt pride to an employee of Microsoft.

    Cons

    None that come to mind.

  9. "Business Development Manager"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    travel opportunity, networking, industry driving partnerships

    Cons

    career advancement opportunities seem to be limited

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  10. "worker"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX

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

    Pros

    it is a fun environement to work at

    Cons

    i have to go to work everyday

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