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Updated July 10, 2018
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  • "Certain groups can have poor work-life balance" (in 1154 reviews)

  • "Outdated review system which is anything but fair" (in 525 reviews)

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  1. "Cloud Solution Architect"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cloud Solutions Architect in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Former Employee - Cloud Solutions Architect in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Leading-edge technologies, fair work environment, good team

    Cons

    A little bit slow reaction


  2. "research intern"

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    Former Employee - Research Associate in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Former Employee - Research Associate in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Recommends

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    good Compensation and Benefits. best Career Opportunities for a Ph.D. student

    Cons

    every thing is good, i think.

  3. "Recommend MSRA"

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    Current Employee - Research Software Development Engineer in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Current Employee - Research Software Development Engineer in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Nice Environment, Smart Workmate

    Cons

    Payment is not the best

    Advice to Management

    Raise the package


  4. "Good place to go"

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    Former Employee - SDE1 in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Former Employee - SDE1 in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Smart ppl around
    Bigger teams (easy to transfer between)
    Good work life balance

    Cons

    Deep hierarchy
    Level discrimination
    Weird evaluation methods

    Advice to Management

    Please only let experienced people be a manager


  5. "Flexible and inclusive environment"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Employees can choose where and when to work generally. You can remotely work easily with many tools to enable it.

    Cons

    Communication barriers if some co-workers are always not there


  6. "Partner Development Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    great company to work at, care for employees

    Cons

    some measurements do not make sense


  7. "Flexible hours and VERY good opportunity to learn"

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    Former Intern - Research Intern in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Former Intern - Research Intern in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Recommends

    I worked at Microsoft as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    Surrounded by smart people. Good opportunity to learn. The environment is very good with free snacks, drinks and many others

    Cons

    Communication between different groups may be more

  8. "Excellent"

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    Former Intern - Research Intern in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Former Intern - Research Intern in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft as an intern

    Pros

    Good Environment, Good Colleagues, Good Mentor, Creative Project

    Cons

    Too many snacks and fruits :)


  9. "Good enough"

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    Current Employee - Content Reviewer in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Current Employee - Content Reviewer in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good environment.
    They visit their sites quite often and give good feedback.

    Cons

    They don't care about how their partners treat their employees.


  10. "A marching and great company"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I think Microsoft is a fair start for new engineers and a great place for old engineers to stay here but doing few works.

    Cons

    It is not that exciting if you are ambitious.


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