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Great opportunity, challenging environment.

Director (Current Employee) Redmond, WA (US)

ProsOpportunity to impact at global scale; compensation and benefits; opportunity to do many different jobs within one company; global opportunity.

ConsFrequent and disruptive re-organizations; employee calibration system forces a ranking curve so every year 20% of employees receive a low ranking regardless of their contribution.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good Learning Ground

    Senior Manager (Former Employee) Redmond, WA (US)

    I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros: A good place to start off your career in that you can get… Cons: Extremely political and not very innovative. Work life balance is a struggle on most teams/organizations.… Advice to Senior Management: lose the stack ranking system and political based re-orgs More

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    Fresh Out Of College - Now, Three Years In

    Program Manager (Current Employee)

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

    Pros: Microsoft has some great opportunities. You can get your feet wet working on some products that will affect millions of people, there's tons of… Cons: The stack ranking system rewards bad behavior. Getting noticed is what drives up your performance review, not doing the work on your desk, and… Advice to Senior Management: I see a lot of news media talking about the competitive threats to Microsoft, but the biggest threats I see are from within. There… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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