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Best Company I have worked for.

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in Seattle, WA (US)
Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in Seattle, WA (US)

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

Pros

Smartest group of people an any company. Diverse, caring, professional, people do what it takes to get the job done. Not afraid to switch course quickly.

Cons

It is a large company.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Find a way to not be compared to Consumer Companies such as Apple and Google. Enterprise is a completely different market.

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    Great experience - worked there for 11 years!

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    Former Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in Redmond, WA (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in Redmond, WA (US)

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

    Pros

    I worked at Microsoft for 11 years and had a great experience. Great people, amazing learning experience, and good career growth/opportunities.

    Cons

    Depending on the manager and group, the work/life balance can be challenging

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Re-look at the performance management system
    Don't risk innovation and giving employees ability to be creative for continuing to cut budget/costs

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    A full-fledged technology company

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Redmond, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Redmond, WA (US)

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

    Pros

    A very rich culture, strong work force, emphasis on fundamentals, very healthy and adaptive software engineering practices, great work-life balance, smart people, drive for consistency

    Cons

    Lots of areas in the company that get unnoticed, redundant efforts trying to solve the same problems, too many things the company is into.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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