Microsoft San Diego Reviews

Updated Jun 24, 2020

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  1. "Great company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft

    Pros

    Global organization and organization culture

    Cons

    Layoffs and uncertainty at times

  2. "Awesome place"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I love this place. It's great

    Cons

    I don't have a dislike so far!!

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  3. "nice"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good staff, good people, smart people

    Cons

    no cons, everything is so great there

  4. "Solid job"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Microsoft Expert in San Diego, CA

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

    Pros

    Good bonus and decent pay

    Cons

    Yoy sales growth is quite a focus and they pushed it hard which can affect your bonus, specially office home attachment

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  5. "Embarrassing Management"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft full-time

    Pros

    snacks an drinks provided for employees

    Cons

    management and leadership should be ashamed. they bully their employees and play major favorites. they talk about cleaning house so they have employees that will follow everything they say (even when they are completely in the wrong) when it should be the managements team to be "cleaned".

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  6. Helpful (1)

    "Poor management team"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Product Advisor in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible scheduling, fully stocked kitchen (snacks and drinks), nice pay, great benefits (if you're lucky enough to be hired on full-time)

    Cons

    strong workplace politics, they will push part-time schedules as close to full-time as they can (think 38 hour work weeks), lots of drama

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  7. "Technical consultant position was decent"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Technical Consultant in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of free food, great training

    Cons

    Hours are not so good, products are forced out without proper understanding

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  8. "Store Manager"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Fantastic culture, great executive leadership, empowerment to take great care of our customers.

    Cons

    difficult to fire terrible employees, poor POS system

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