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Updated November 28, 2017
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  • Certain groups can have poor work-life balance (in 1107 reviews)

  • Review system was not the greatest (in 521 reviews)

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  1. "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


  2. "Excellent"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    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 :)

  3. "Good enough"

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    • Senior Management
    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.


  4. "A marching and great company"

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    • Senior Management
    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.


  5. "Microsoft Bing and Search Technology Center"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft (More than a year)

    Pros

    Microsoft is a giant ship and it has many internal tools & platforms to improve your productivity. Working experience at Bing is also very useful for getting the other jobs in the internet industry.

    Cons

    Tech stack is MS specific and not open like others. Many middle level managers & principal engineers were from MS' office or windows team, which have limited experiences in search technology.

    Advice to Management

    Pay more attention to the product


  6. "research and development engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    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 (Less than a year)

    Pros

    work life balance
    free fruit
    good project

    Cons

    cannot join the practice project

    Advice to Management

    add the rate of conversion of intern


  7. "Really great company, with brightest and friendly people."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Intern in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Former Intern - Intern in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft as an intern

    Pros

    The working environment is great!

    Cons

    Salary is a little bit low but considered the working environment, it is reasonable.

  8. "Software Engineer Intern"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work with smart people. Work life balance.

    Cons

    Some teams are lacking good documents.

    Advice to Management

    It's very good.


  9. "A great company to go to!"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft as an intern

    Pros

    Flexible working time
    Unlikely to work overtime

    Cons

    Don't really feel there is anything :)


  10. "Web Development Intern"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Internship in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Former Intern - Internship in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    1.good environment
    2.collaborate environment
    3.mentor is good

    Cons

    1.food is not so good
    2.gym is crowded


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