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On the up and up

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in Redmond, WA (US)
Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in Redmond, WA (US)

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

Pros

Leadership is turning the company ship and moving fast. Many are excited since MS used to be at the top of the world and no more. But the fire and been lit under their asses and it's movin'. Kinect, Windows 8, Surface, Pixel Perfect, all these products are a start to change the world and the 800 lbs gorilla is going to make a difference again.

Cons

Only join the Windows, Xbox, and Phone teams. Few other teams are promoting. Join one of the teams that Microsoft is seriously betting on for the long term of the company. The other teams are not given as much priority or budget for growth and promos.

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    It's a perfect company

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    Former Employee - Software Developer in Tongzhou, Beijing (China)
    Former Employee - Software Developer in Tongzhou, Beijing (China)

    I worked at Microsoft as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    This company has good work experiment and the salary there is also very high. Workers there are very nice and your mentors can teach you a lot of useful things not only in the coding area.

    Cons

    I don't think there is any downsides to working for MS, because I stay there not very long and what I met there are all awesome.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    This company has good work experiment and the salary there is also very high. Workers there are very nice and your mentors can teach you a lot of useful things not only in the coding area.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  2.  

    Microsoft is great place to work at.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) in Hyderābād (India)
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) in Hyderābād (India)

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

    Pros

    New innovative work, Great people around, Fun, outings

    Cons

    A big company, so it takes a lot of work to make an impact. This con is a positive con!!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Its the best!! :)

    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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