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Updated May 15, 2018
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  • Certain groups can have poor work-life balance (in 1145 reviews)

  • Mid level management, review system (in 523 reviews)

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  1. "RIFT"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    I left the company so I had other options

    Cons

    they made me leave by a lay-off

    Advice to Management

    Stop laying people off


  2. "Application Developement"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    well organized technology company with good opportunities to grow

    Cons

    pockets of the company are managed with old style

  3. "Director"

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    Current Employee - Director in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Director in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Company provides good pay and benefit.

    Cons

    Companies talks about managing effectively, but does not hold managers accountable.

    Advice to Management

    Spend more time training senior managers.


  4. "Retail level"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Product Advisor in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Product Advisor in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great, fun job if you love technology. Never a day in which I felt work was work. Managers were open and had a open door policy. Benefits were best I'd had.

    Cons

    Separation within employees due to background accessibility.

    Advice to Management

    Find out and end all internal struggles between coworkers


  5. "GREAT PALCE TO WORK"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great pay, benefits, bonus, health plan.

    Cons

    Diversity is encouraged but sometimes not exercised.

    Advice to Management

    Review the metrics to measure productivity and rewards.


  6. "Great place to fine tune your skills"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Systems Engineer in Dallas, TX
    Current Contractor - Systems Engineer in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Wide arrange of tools and knowledge to be exposed to and great way to advance yourself in the career

    Cons

    Longevity is always a question.


  7. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Escalation Engineer in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Escalation Engineer in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Satya is turning this company around in huge ways. Proud to be a Microsoftian!

    Cons

    No more water bottles, only a water machine

  8. "Relationship Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Relationship Manager in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Relationship Manager in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible work hours, good pay, benefits.

    Cons

    No role guide handbook to help new employees to grow within the company


  9. "Content coordinator"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Content Developer in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Content Developer in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great freebies, good WFH policy

    Cons

    No path to blue badge; contractors for life


  10. "Support Escalation Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Office Support Escalation Engineer in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Office Support Escalation Engineer in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Senior Leadership is leading the company to the right path on digital transformation.
    - Work remotely is a plus depending on the job role it is possible.
    - Solid company, different challenges every Fiscal Year

    Cons

    - Time consuming
    - Sometimes life balance is not fair

    Advice to Management

    - Review each manager skills to make sure they work as leaders and not just a "boss"


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