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Updated October 21, 2018
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  • "Certain groups can have poor work-life balance" (in 1175 reviews)

  • "Outdated review system which is anything but fair" (in 526 reviews)

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  1. "Student Partner"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Student Partner in London, England (UK)
    Current Intern - Student Partner in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Really nice team , good job prospects

    Cons

    - No real disadvantage, big company.


  2. "Best for architects, not great for sales"

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    Former Employee - Strategic Partner Manager in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Strategic Partner Manager in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    - good visibility for architects
    - promotion opportunities

    Cons

    - overlap in roles
    - No clear goals

    Advice to Management

    Restructure the company aligning with market & customers

  3. "Director"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Chief Operating Officer in London, England (UK)
    Current Contractor - Chief Operating Officer in London, England (UK)
    Recommends

    I have been working at Microsoft as a contractor (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great place, lovely people

    Cons

    Nothing is to fault in this company, great place to work.

    Advice to Management

    The best so far


  4. "MSFT design"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    International, multi-cultural, investigative, future thinking

    Cons

    Large company, bureaucracy, heavy managerial structure


  5. "Great company"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in London, England (UK)

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

    Pros

    I worked for Microsoft for 2 years. Really liked the experience. I would recommend this company as they are one of he best in the world in developing their employees.

    Cons

    I can not remember any

    Advice to Management

    Do what you do!


  6. "Best job of my life, great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Challenging, lots of new career development opportunities coming every day and friendly team mates

    Cons

    Highly competitive people, salary package not competitive.


  7. "great company who cares about the employees"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Freelancer - Senior UWP Developer in London, England (UK)
    Current Freelancer - Senior UWP Developer in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    great experience being a student partner and learning about all the new technologies, Microsoft is really developer focused company which is perfect for growth of tech world.

    Cons

    I dont have any cons to list honestly.

  8. "ATS"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Technology Strategist in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Account Technology Strategist in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Culture is great and flexibility in where/how you work is good. People are helpful and salary is competitive.

    Cons

    People work long hours and expect you to do the same


  9. "Great Experince"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Account Manager in London, England (UK)
    Former Contractor - Account Manager in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Experience gained, being part of an evolving worldwide recognised company.

    Cons

    Lack of mentoring, contracters treated as 2nd class even though often doing the same job as an FTE with the same commitment and passion.


  10. "Best Place to works"

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    Former Employee - Digital Design Engineer in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Digital Design Engineer in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Really awesome company to work really enjoyed

    Cons

    I FOUND NO CONS FOR THIS COMPANY

    Advice to Management

    NO advice


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