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Microsoft Trainer Reviews

Updated April 15, 2019
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  • "They have a great work/life balance with lots of flexibility" (in 2336 reviews)

  • "Smart people (more at HQ than the field)" (in 1814 reviews)

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  1. "Phenomenal Benefits"

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    Current Employee - Store Trainer in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Store Trainer in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits. Fun atmosphere as you work with technologies everyday

    Cons

    You work retail so good luck getting weekends off unless you are applying for specific positions


  2. "Programmer/Trainer"

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    Current Contractor - Programmer/Trainer in New York, NY
    Current Contractor - Programmer/Trainer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft as a contractor (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    They let you just do what you are good at. No micro-managing

    Cons

    None I love it here. Best job ever!

    Advice to Management

    None

  3. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Consumer Product Advisor and Product/Software Trainer in King of Prussia, PA
    Former Employee - Consumer Product Advisor and Product/Software Trainer in King of Prussia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Absolutely one of my favorite jobs. You get the opportunity to get up close and personal with all thing Microsoft. The company's business acumen was fantastic. They always kept us engaged and wanting to learn more

    Cons

    At the time there was no full time positions available.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work on the employee engagement.


  4. "Trainer"

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    Former Employee - Marketing Experience Trainer in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Marketing Experience Trainer in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company benefits, love the atmosphere, always learning environment and would recommend to anyone

    Cons

    Not a lot work life balance. Need more improvements on communicating, which lead to working 4-5 hours over shift time.

    Advice to Management

    streamline process together to keep everyone on the same page. better career opportunities, senior managers were highly influenced of asking for a lot but never giving back.


  5. "Microsoft"

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    Former Employee - Product Advisor & MS Office Trainer in Bellevue, WA
    Former Employee - Product Advisor & MS Office Trainer in Bellevue, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft (More than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent positive environment excellent benefits

    Cons

    None I can think of


  6. "MS Life"

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    Current Contractor - Program Trainer in Bangkok (Thailand)
    Current Contractor - Program Trainer in Bangkok (Thailand)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Excellent work-life balance
    - Well paid compare to other in local
    - Very good benefit

    Cons

    - Sure, Most of us are Contract... ( 70%)
    - Not clear for growth


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Awesome!"

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    Current Employee - Trainer in Nanigi East (Kenya)
    Current Employee - Trainer in Nanigi East (Kenya)
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazing benefits, fun people, travel, alot of perks

    Cons

    Not quick to fire anybody even when they ate horrible at their job.

    Advice to Management

    Aside from growth within the company, it pays off to consider an entire resume even for promotions within.