Microsoft London Reviews

Updated Jul 7, 2020

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  1. "Amazing company"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - SERVICE ADVISOR in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time

    Pros

    Great opportunities for development Lots of free stuff as always

    Cons

    Nothing I can think off

  2. "Growth mindset approach and strong sales approach"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Solutions Specialist in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    fantastic people, work/life balance approach - just ask your manager, skills, training, CULTURE

    Cons

    Extremely busy - feel like constantly at work, compensation could be improved

  3. "Very competitive"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Account Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good company benefits, empowerment, flexibility and training is encouraged

    Cons

    too competitive, targets are high, support is slow, management styles are changing

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    "Great company to work for"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Specialist in London, England

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

    Pros

    Great global organisation , very good benefits and career opportunities

    Cons

    Very process heavy and slow in launching new products

  5. "Great company to work for. Plenty of opportunities."

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Center Technician in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits and structure to the company.

    Cons

    Not a lot of promotions

  6. "Perception vs. Reality is not the same"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Talent Acquisition in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexibility at work. Experience working for a large global brand. Looks good on your resume.

    Cons

    Poor management. High volume of the SLT have been at Microsoft for many years and lack fresh perspective. UK subsidiary is weak compared to other regions. Lack of care towards contractors. Lack of inclusion towards contractors.

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  7. "Excellent co to work for"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits Good team and management

    Cons

    Too far from London in Reading so long commute times

  8. "Excellent employer"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Client Director in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time

    Pros

    Amazing brand and company to work for, they really care about their people

    Cons

    Pay appears to be slipping and our competitors are now looking to pay more for ex-microsoft employees

  9. "Good job"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits