Microsoft Boston Reviews

Updated May 21, 2020

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  1. "Great company to work for."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cloud Technical Expert in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great management, growth opp, great benefits.

    Cons

    No cons that I can think of.

    Microsoft2020-01-09
  2. "Not bad for retail"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Product Advisor in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    It was definitely a fun environment

    Cons

    Things might've changed since I worked there, but it was pretty much like any retail environment. It's a good stepping stone but I would never consider staying there.

    Microsoft2020-05-22
  3. "Great Company, Big Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Solutions Specialist in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great pay, flexible work environment, smart people

    Cons

    Lots of change/turnover in sales organization

    Microsoft2020-01-06
  4. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Program in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Microsoft is a great place to work and has a great work-life balance.

    Cons

    As with most company there is some politics to deal with.

    Microsoft2019-12-04
  5. "Great culture and interesting work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Microsoft Software Development Engineer in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - management is supportive - lots of opportunity to groew

    Cons

    - company values can sometimes feel cheesey/ insencere

    Microsoft2019-09-22
  6. Helpful (2)

    "Great company, friendly people, teamwork"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Success Specialist in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I work in the field, which is great, and work from home a lot. Intelligent people, helpful people, mentoring, work/life balance, overall compensation

    Cons

    Perceived as not innovative. Number two for cloud.

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    Microsoft2019-08-27
  7. "work life balance"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Microsoft has a good balance between work and personal life

    Cons

    no micro management so if you someone that needs a lot of direction to do your job it will be somewhat challenging

    Microsoft2019-07-08
  8. "pros and cons of working as software engineer"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Software Engineer in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft for less than a year

    Pros

    Big company and diverse working environment.

    Cons

    I currently see no cons.

    Microsoft2019-05-09
  9. "average"

    4.0
    Current Contractor - Engineer in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Microsoft for more than a year

    Pros

    big company and big investment

    Cons

    could be better than competitors

    Microsoft2018-10-12