There are newer employer reviews for Microsoft
There are newer employer reviews for Microsoft

See Most Recent

Helpful (1)

Great company to work with

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Contractor - Project Manager in Houston, TX (US)
Former Contractor - Project Manager in Houston, TX (US)

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

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

The people, the management style, the people again! Access to fun technology.

Cons

Can be lightly lower pay scale

reviews filtered by
  • Any Location
  • Any Job Title
  1. Worth the pain if you end up in the right team

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA (US)

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    - Some ridiculously smart people
    - Passionate people who have lives outside work
    - Industry leading benefits

    Cons

    - Process heavy, can be worse depending on your team.
    - Slow moving even in areas where they cannot afford to be

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of excess fat, a lot of folks are 'resting and vesting' without adding value to the company, and end up discouraging the truly talented folks.

  2. great experience, team, portfolio

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in Seattle, WA (US)

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    creative, smart people, fast paced environment, benefits

    Cons

    tough, competitive environment, long commute,

    Advice to Management

    more effecient process

There are newer employer reviews for Microsoft
There are newer employer reviews for Microsoft

See Most Recent

Work at Microsoft? Share Your Experiences

Microsoft

 
Click to Rate
or

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.