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    Microsoft is a great company with a solid vision, but just needs a little something extra to make it back to relevancy.

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

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

    Pros

    Good life/work balance, opportunities to work abroad, continual role progression, love activity based working (ie. no more cubicles!)

    Cons

    High levels of bureaucracy, office politics play a major factor in being "successful", limited understanding at a corp level on what really happens in local markets, contractors treated completely different to full time staff

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take more risks, be willing to back yourselves, remove red tape and let local markets make their own decisions on how to best service their customers, treat your contractors like real people!

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Microsoft Interviews

Updated 4 Mar 2015
Updated 4 Mar 2015

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    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Microsoft.

    Interview Details

    Application was straight forward with a cover letter, resume and other common questions. This was then followed up by an online interview where you had to answer some questions, mostly standard ones like name your best qualities etc. After that it was an assessment centre involving two presentations and one final interview with one of the managers. As a note they included both in the same day.

    Interview Questions
    • When was a time where you had to change something unexpectedly about a project and tell me about that experience?   Answer Question
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Microsoft Awards and Accolades

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Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2012
100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2010
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Additional Info

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Website www.microsoft.com
Headquarters Redmond, WA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1975
Type Company - Public (MSFT)
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $10+ billion (AUD) per year
Competitors Google, Amazon.com, Apple

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Mission: Come to Microsoft to empower people around the world for the activities they value most–at work, at home and at play.

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