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www.microsoft.com Redmond, WA 5000+ Employees

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There is an amazing 'work - life' balance at Microsoft who value employees as their greatest assets.

Partner Technical Consultant (Current Employee)
Bangalore (India)

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

ProsAmazing work - life balance
Fantastic facilities
Supportive work culture
Very skilled co-workers

ConsToo much focus on numbers

Advice to Senior ManagementThe number based rating shouldn't be too much emphasized and pushed through, so that talented and skilled people will continue focus on quality and other non-quantifiable values like enthusiasm and calmness

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

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Great company with lots of opportunity to move and grow, but no work/life balance

Program Manager II (Former Employee)
Redmond, WA (US)

I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than 10 years


Pros: You get to work on big products used by millions of people, and there are lots of opportunities to learn and grow your skill set… Cons: Requires an enormous amount of your time to be effective, so there's little real work/life balance. The performance review process is overly political, pits you… Advice to Senior Management: Discard the old Gates-style stack ranking process, it's time for… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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Your manage makes Microsoft a nice place to work... or not.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

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


Pros: Great career opportunities Make an impact in technology Build good relationships Cons: Annual Review Model Too much busy work that doesn't affect the… Advice to Senior Management: Reduce middle management and make the org flatter. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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