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  • "Certain groups can have poor work-life balance" (in 1174 reviews)

  • "Outdated review system which is anything but fair" (in 526 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Review"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Vice President in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Senior Vice President in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work-life balance
    Overall good calibre of people

    Cons

    Lack of product leadership esp. in the then server tools organization
    People with lack of technical chops running product management and marketing


  2. "Good company to work for a long time"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President in Rancho Cucamonga, CA
    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President in Rancho Cucamonga, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Top notch technology to work upon, good staff and descent work environment

    Cons

    Less salary, mid level management not clear about org goals

  3. Helpful (2)

    "Vice President"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President Sales in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Vice President Sales in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Stable company with a large customer base

    Cons

    Senior Leadership are very unethical

    Advice to Management

    look after your people, don't just say one thing and then do the opposite


  4. Helpful (2)

    "Caution"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Vice President in Seattle, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Generally good culture; name recognition.

    Cons

    Easy for average-level employees to get comfortable and never leave. Management by fear.

    Advice to Management

    Kevin Turner needs to go


  5. "Director"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President in Redmond, WA
    Former Employee - Vice President in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft full-time

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits. Lot of contagiously smart people

    Cons

    Too political and slow in the decision making process

    Advice to Management

    Focus on the first party HW seriously otherwise get rid of it. No middle way.


  6. "DIrector Business Development"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President Business Development in Reston, VA
    Former Employee - Vice President Business Development in Reston, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Outstanding Company, vibrant, energetic, intelligent workforce making contributions to almost all sectors of economy

    Cons

    High level of energy required to work at Microsoft

    Advice to Management

    None