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Updated December 4, 2018
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  • "Certain groups can have poor work-life balance" (in 1187 reviews)

  • "Outdated review system which is anything but fair" (in 529 reviews)

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  1. "Software Engineer Intern"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Paris (France)
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Paris (France)

    I worked at Microsoft as an intern

    Pros

    Very Nice team. Project I worked on was very interesting

    Cons

    Not much to complain about


  2. "Junior Channel Marketing Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern in Paris (France)
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern in Paris (France)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work environment
    Responsibilities
    Team work
    Intern salary
    Breat building

    Cons

    Working procedures
    Long hours
    Pressure
    Couldn't find other cons
    Couldn't find other cons

  3. "Vendor at Microsoft"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Business Analyst in Paris (France)
    Former Contractor - Business Analyst in Paris (France)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Being managed and surrounded by talented people

    Cons

    No perks, you work as a FTE but you are not rewarding the same. The gap is huge and is a source of frustration sometimes.

    Advice to Management

    To work on equality rights to everyone


  4. "Amazing opportunity"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Intern in Paris (France)
    Former Intern - Intern in Paris (France)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great atmosphere, so many opportunities to learn about the company and its vision. The amenities and perks are great.

    Cons

    There are little career evolution possibilities.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Too much politics and pressure"

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    Former Employee - Consultant T in Paris (France)
    Former Employee - Consultant T in Paris (France)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Microsoft (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    car, bonus, phone, beautiful campus, expenses..

    Cons

    Politics, Politics, Politics, politics Politics

    Advice to Management

    The management can't do anything about it, That's the nature of the Software vendors in a competitive environment.


  6. "World company"

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    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Paris (France)
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Paris (France)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Strategy / Quality of the teams / learning

    Cons

    process / ability to innovate locally /

    Advice to Management

    empower your managers and continue to focus only on customer success rather than execution.


  7. "Senior Financial Controller"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Controller in Paris (France)
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Controller in Paris (France)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great packages, development oppties and WLB

    Cons

    Diplomacy is a must to survive

  8. "Wonderful experience"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Student Ambassador in Paris (France)
    Current Contractor - Student Ambassador in Paris (France)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Networking opportunities
    - Certifications
    - insight on microsoft technologies
    - leadership opportunities & sponsoring

    Cons

    - maybe not enough events organized
    - lack of communication in between MSP


  9. "Former MS Employee"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Technology Strategist in Paris (France)
    Former Employee - Account Technology Strategist in Paris (France)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Product Coverage
    Good Salary
    Cool company

    Cons

    Too many internal process
    High competition within company


  10. "Excellent but Challenged."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Sales Executive in Paris (France)
    Current Employee - Senior Sales Executive in Paris (France)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great "challenging" culture with extremely talented peers and colleagues. You will be pushed to perform the best that you can. Work life balance options are excellent with working from anywhere very common.

    Cons

    Still transforming and changing which causes a lot of unrest.


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