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Updated Jul 16, 2019

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  1. "Company on the rise again"

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      Current Employee - Sales in Seattle, WA

      I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 10 years

      Pros

      Love it. Amazing transformation under Satya

      Cons

      Need to move faster to address competitive threats

      Microsoft2019-07-17
    • "Good place to work"

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      Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Redmond, WA
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

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

      Pros

      Exciting business, good culture, good work life balance.

      Cons

      Can be top heavy therefore hard to get promotions.

      Microsoft2019-07-16
    • "Services in MS"

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      Current Employee - Services Sales Executive in Riyadh
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Approves of CEO

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

      Pros

      good traction with customers but focus is missing on customer needs!

      Cons

      very conflicting messages and MS actually doesn't care much about services

      Advice to Management

      Un-conflict teams!

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    • "Waste Company Now"

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      Current Employee - Radiographer in Bilāspur, Chhattisgarh
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

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

      Pros

      No Pros EXISTS in this company

      Cons

      NO PACKAGE is given to person

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    • "Rundum zufrieden im typischen Großkonzern"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

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

      Pros

      Freiheiten bei der Arbeitszeit. Gehalt. Firmenwagen. Vorgesetzte.

      Cons

      Prozesse machen einem das Leben schwer.

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    • "Fantastic Company to work for."

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      Former Employee - Senior Director in Johannesburg
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Great Innovation, Cares about Employees and strong personal development

      Cons

      Highly Matrixed, Blend of old world and new world.

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    • "Decent company to work for"

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      Former Employee - Software Engineer in Redmond, WA
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      great work life balance, nice people to work with, team lead is technically strong an d willing to help me grow, the environment is good, many cafe to try food, many teams to learn things from, great benefits, 401K match, fancy Gym,

      Cons

      had to learn many stuff that's Microsoft specific, e.g. power shell, the pay is not as competitive as some other top companies as a software engineer with 2 year work experience

      Advice to Management

      Good to place to start, stay and grow

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    • "Good company to work for"

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      Former Employee - Software Engineer in Redmond, WA
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      Great salary and work-life balance.

      Cons

      Depending on the organization, management can be hit or miss.

      Microsoft2019-07-16
    • "Dynamic company only if in the right department"

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      Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Paris
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      - Being in the biggest market and ecosystem in tech - Smart people with a lot of energy - Great perks - Inspiring Satya Nadella gives a great pace to the whole company

      Cons

      - Some departments are really suffering from restructurations due to the size of company vs. the speed of the tech ecosystem - Slowness of some procedures - Microsoft is the grandpa of tech sometimes - Business managers are awesome but HR and career dev are TERRIBLE

      Advice to Management

      Promote managers people who are really good at managing instead of high performers

      Microsoft2019-07-15
    • "great company"

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      Current Employee - Sales Associate in Miami, FL
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

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

      Pros

      flexible and great benefits

      Cons

      none good company

      Microsoft2019-07-15
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