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  1. "Enjoyed my experience"

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    Former Contractor - Quality Assurance (Software Tester) in Redmond, WA
    Former Contractor - Quality Assurance (Software Tester) in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    They treat employees really well. Employees aren't just chair-meat.

    Free and varied drinks from the fridges in the break room available any time.

    Great opportunities to learn about development and technology.

    No mandatory overtime, but plenty of opportunity for voluntary overtime (during which the pay is time-and-a-half and you're given free lunch during weekend overtime)

    Cons

    Usually contract positions, so will have to be laid off eventually. However, after the mandatory lay-off period (usually about 3 months) you can get hired back.

    Not many opportunities to move up within the QA area of the company.


  2. "Great environment"

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    Former Employee - TTS Tester Linguistic Quality Assurance Tester in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Former Employee - TTS Tester Linguistic Quality Assurance Tester in Beijing, Beijing (China)

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

    Pros

    Great environment, several levels of work all coordinated

    Cons

    costing reduction and quality was not important anymore

    Advice to Management

    improve quality, finish project with high quality standard