Microsoft Minneapolis Reviews

Updated Feb 21, 2020

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  1. "Microsoft Pay"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - TSP in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time

    Pros

    Working with the newest technology

    Cons

    Constant pressure to make numbers

  2. "Interview process for working at Microsoft"

    4.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Director in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great atmosphere and great pay

    Cons

    None that really come to mind

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  3. "New MBA Grad and Offered a tech role in the Sales Org? Join at your risk!"

    2.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technology Solutions Professional in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    1. Great company. 2. Flexibility to work from anywhere and anytime in this role. 3. Good vision of leadership. 4. Good pay and benefits.

    Cons

    1. Sales culture is really bad - with favoritism and politics. 2. Not kind to new hires from school - you have to work really hard to prove yourself and built credibility.

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  4. Helpful (3)

    "Cloud Solution Architect"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cloud Solution Architect in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    * Fantastic Benefits * Competitive Salary * Amazing people - Smartest people I have worked in 17 years of my professional life. * I get paid to learn new technology and get a chance to change the world through my customers.

    Cons

    I love the company and my team. No cons.

  5. "Great company depending on your role"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - SSP-sales in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    awesome benefits, especially 401K matching, Healthcare, and fitness. I have never worked for a company with better benefits than Microsoft

    Cons

    lower ability to earn when on the sales side. Capped commission and the comp plan is very difficult to understand. You never know what you will make when you close a deal.

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  6. "Great company."

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    District Sales Manager in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft

    Pros

    Leadership, innovation opportunities to grow and develop your career. Holistic 360 degree assessment review process. Team collaboration. Decent pay and pay for performance.

    Cons

    Base pay I a bit low. Big organization, so you have to be comfortable with scale. Transition to the cloud is going well.

  7. "Sales Solution Professional"

    4.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Solution Sales Specialist in Minneapolis, MN
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    The executive leadership is phenomenal. They have great vision and a deep understanding of the industry. They promote integrity out of their sales professionals and truly care about providing a great software solution.

    Cons

    Awful culture! The legacy Microsoft sales reps seem out of date on technology and prefer the method of stabbing each other in the back in order to advance rather than simply out performing.

  8. "RETAIL FORGOTTEN"

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
     in Minneapolis, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft for more than a year

    Pros

    Busy work environment, amazing products, training available

    Cons

    no room for advancement, not treated very well by corporation, constantly turning over employees and management

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