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Updated May 16, 2017
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  1. "great place"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Big Data Architect in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Big Data Architect in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great culture, people, package , roles

    Cons

    Big company processes, keep it simple, sorted out expenses claims it slows us down

    Advice to Management

    stay the course - your strategy is the best in the industry


  2. "Account Executive - Greatest job ever"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Account Executive in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Account Executive in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good pay, great people. Always in the fast lane. If you works hard and show up everyday, you will be rewarded.

    Cons

    Sometimes the Sr. leadership can be a little too focused on one thing (Azure) and can tend to let other things slip off the radar.


  3. "Tech giant unlike any other"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Product Support in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Product Support in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Such a buzzing environment, never a dull moment, great incentives, good support, great employees,Management very understanding and forgiving, they give insightful tuition and feedback based on necessary improvement to become an asset to the organisation, they know where and how to make the improvements. Good relocation package from the United Kingdom, office has everything required to make job easier, good social environment.

    Cons

    Can't think of any, my time at Microsoft were the best days I have ever encountered

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work


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  5. "Brilliant internship"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in La Habra, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in La Habra, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The work environment was really amazing. I learned a lot of technical skills during my internship.

    Cons

    I can't say much about the cons. It was one of the best internships I ever had. It was a fun experience.


  6. "Business Sales Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Part of a great company

    Cons

    Role was not positioned correctly for the hired skills, many left before a year.

    Advice to Management

    Have role report to Corp, not local market


  7. "sales rep"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA

    I worked at Microsoft part-time

    Pros

    great company to work for.

    Cons

    need better management and more hours


  8. "Product Advisor Hell"

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    Current Employee - Product Advisor in Century City, CA
    Current Employee - Product Advisor in Century City, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Health-care, 401K, Stock purchasing Plan

    Cons

    Micro-Managing management
    Horrible customers
    No protection from Managers
    Products that are not tested before shipped
    No/little career advancement. (People have worked 5 years without moving positions)
    Exceptionally small raises (14-40 cents)
    Horrible Bonus' (Nothing over $300 a quarter. Even if you sold over a million dollars of product, the bonus would not change.)

    Advice to Management

    Stop micromanaging employees. Actually value employees. Be true to your employees, do not lie constantly to them.


  9. "Microsoft"

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    Former Employee - Product Manager in Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - Product Manager in Irvine, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    great work place and great opportunities

    Cons

    None comes to mine, as I really enjoyed working there


  10. "Sales/customer service"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mission Viejo, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mission Viejo, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits and pay

    Cons

    Political challenges, hunger games on steroids.

    Advice to Management

    Stop trying to be like Apple retail.


  11. "awesome"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer (SDE) II in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer (SDE) II in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    good for beginners
    many perks

    Cons

    work pressure
    hectic schedule
    go for it

    Advice to Management

    need reform


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