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  1. "Microsoft review"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer 

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time

    Pros

    Good work-life balance compared with other tech company.

    Cons

    Less competitive pay compared with other tech company.

    Advice to Management

    More growth for employee's career path.

    Microsoft2019-09-27
  2. "Great Experience"

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    Former Employee - Intern 

    I worked at Microsoft full-time

    Pros

    Great culture under Satya, lots of people were very chill

    Cons

    Lower starting package for new grads in comparison to other companies

    Microsoft2019-09-27
  3. "Great environment"

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    Current Employee - Data Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great colleagues, environment that encourages active thinking

    Cons

    A little bit too corporate

    Microsoft2019-09-24
  4. "Great benefits"

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    Former Employee - Event Program Manager in Mountain View, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Cutting edge technology, great benefits, satisfying work

    Cons

    Age biased, political, dead-end department

    Advice to Management

    When 8 members of a department say the manager is incompetent, believe them

    Microsoft2019-09-24
  5. "Great company - stable but no growth"

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    Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexibility, stability, good wage, work life balance is good

    Cons

    Managers aren't good but improving, growth has slown down

    Advice to Management

    Try to really live the values of "care, mentor and develop". Most people try to become people managers because there's no other path to advancement, not because they really want to develop people.

    Microsoft2019-10-08
  6. "Great Culture and Vision"

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    Current Employee - Data Scientist in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Inclusive and diversity culture Supportive management

    Cons

    work environment can become too competitive sometimes

    Microsoft2019-09-24
  7. "Great company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Program Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    great work life balance and culture

    Cons

    Hard to stand out in a big company

    Microsoft2019-09-24
  8. Helpful (1)

    "Good company, but not perfect"

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    Current Employee - Principal Software Engineering Mansager in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, lots of opportunity, good top level management and current direction.

    Cons

    Still too much politics. Really tough to survive once you're at a high level in the company.

    Advice to Management

    Provide a pathway for long-timers who contribute to keep contributing at their level, with all the incessant pressure to continue to grow in scope and impact.

    Microsoft2019-10-04
  9. "Good for some"

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    Former Employee - Technology Solutions Professional in Redmond, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay, cutting edge technology, face paced

    Cons

    Easy to get caught up in corporate bean counting. Unexpected layoffs and uninformed management make an unstable place to work.

    Microsoft2019-10-07
  10. "Great culture and interesting work"

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    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
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