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Updated August 15, 2018
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  • "Certain groups can have poor work-life balance" (in 1156 reviews)

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  1. "Sales Director"

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    Current Employee - Sales Director in Reading, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Sales Director in Reading, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Always changing and interesting work

    Cons

    Relatively small commercial business in the UK


  2. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Sales Manager in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in London, England (UK)

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

    Pros

    I worked for Microsoft for 2 years. Really liked the experience. I would recommend this company as they are one of he best in the world in developing their employees.

    Cons

    I can not remember any

    Advice to Management

    Do what you do!

  3. "Best job of my life, great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Challenging, lots of new career development opportunities coming every day and friendly team mates

    Cons

    Highly competitive people, salary package not competitive.


  4. "great company who cares about the employees"

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    Current Freelancer - Senior UWP Developer in London, England (UK)
    Current Freelancer - Senior UWP Developer in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    great experience being a student partner and learning about all the new technologies, Microsoft is really developer focused company which is perfect for growth of tech world.

    Cons

    I dont have any cons to list honestly.


  5. "The Worlds Your Oyster"

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    Current Employee - Technology Strategist in Reading, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Technology Strategist in Reading, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The culture, the people, the community, the opportunities, the general growth mindset and the energy. All add up to make this the best place I have ever worked.

    Cons

    Its a big company, may be daunting to some...

    Advice to Management

    Keep on doing what you're doing, its awesome


  6. "Great company"

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    Former Contractor - Events and Marketing Administrative in Cambridge, East of England, England (UK)
    Former Contractor - Events and Marketing Administrative in Cambridge, East of England, England (UK)

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

    Pros

    Flexible, great team, variety of events.

    Cons

    Needs more social events, contract not ideal.

    Advice to Management

    tbc


  7. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer in Newyork, Scotland (UK)
    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer in Newyork, Scotland (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good salary. And good faculties

    Cons

    The work is very interesting .

    Advice to Management

    Good company.

  8. "ATS"

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    Current Employee - Account Technology Strategist in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Account Technology Strategist in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Culture is great and flexibility in where/how you work is good. People are helpful and salary is competitive.

    Cons

    People work long hours and expect you to do the same


  9. "Great Experince"

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    Former Contractor - Account Manager in London, England (UK)
    Former Contractor - Account Manager in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Experience gained, being part of an evolving worldwide recognised company.

    Cons

    Lack of mentoring, contracters treated as 2nd class even though often doing the same job as an FTE with the same commitment and passion.


  10. "Good environment"

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    Current Contractor - Compensation Analyst in Reading, England (UK)
    Current Contractor - Compensation Analyst in Reading, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    It is a good place to work as an FTE, great environment an good development opportunity

    Cons

    I do not recomand an FTC role for more than a year as the benefits are basically inexistent, except the salary


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