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Updated February 15, 2018
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  • Certain groups can have poor work-life balance (in 1124 reviews)

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  1. "Senior Product Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time

    Pros

    company prospects, working environment and work-life balance

    Cons

    working environment, some colleagues are not friendly


  2. "Good for new hire"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Suzhou, Jiangsu (China)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Suzhou, Jiangsu (China)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Ambitious projects, work-life balance, energetic managers

    Cons

    Lazy co-workers, bad canteen, irregular HR

  3. "Good company"

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    Former Employee - Operations Manager in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Former Employee - Operations Manager in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great platform to attract good resources, decent benefits

    Cons

    Internal politics, a bit lost at looking for a new direction

    Advice to Management

    Let go


  4. "Program Manager"

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    Former Employee - Program Manager in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Former Employee - Program Manager in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good work life balance (if you live close enough to the campus). Good salaries and benefits with respect to the industry.

    Cons

    The campus is far away from downtown. You will spend more than one hour in commute if you don't live nearby.

    Advice to Management

    Microsoft could be more agile. could be more agile. could be more agile. could be more agile. could be more agile.


  5. "Recruiter"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Recruiter in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Current Contractor - Recruiter in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    global platform
    work/life balance
    competitive compensation
    flexible working-hour
    Global internal transfer opportunity

    Cons

    No much career opportunity ;

    Advice to Management

    Set your own expectation to learn as much as you can in the platform;


  6. "Good salary and work life balance"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Suzhou, Jiangsu (China)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Suzhou, Jiangsu (China)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good salary and work life balance

    Cons

    there is none cons in Microsoft!


  7. "PFE"

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    Current Employee - PFE in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Current Employee - PFE in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    great place to learn cutting edge technology

    Cons

    non-competitive compensation, hard to handle large project

    Advice to Management

    increase compensation to surpass internet company

  8. "Business Development Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Development Manager in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Former Employee - Business Development Manager in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Microsoft provides all the support required for Business Development Activities, any meeting in any part of the world is well supported and financed.

    Cons

    Microsoft is a Big brand, So we have to follow standard procedures, which is where some times you may feel bind up.


  9. "Sharepoint is a good team"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Suzhou, Jiangsu (China)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Suzhou, Jiangsu (China)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    work life balance; Mature internal development tools.

    Cons

    tools, not open source.

    Advice to Management

    no


  10. "Great company"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Tech Lead in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Former Employee - Senior Tech Lead in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good salary.
    Good benefits.
    Good work culture

    Cons

    you can be lost in a big project.


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