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Lots of great people, but large company culture and politics

Principal Architect (Former Employee)
Redmond, WA (US)

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

ProsGreat people, great products, can have impact on millions of people

ConsCulture has changed, lots of politics and beaurocracy and second guessing

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Some great people, great minds and great products.

Sales and Marketing (Former Employee)
Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

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


Pros: Flexible and pleasant work environment Some great colleagues Interesting work and room… Cons: As with all large companies, some slow structural processes It can… Advice to Senior Management: Adopt a review process that does not alwaysdepend on having a % of people scoring low Be attentive to bullying and buck-passing Try to see… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Challenging, rewarding, great people and great company

Software Development Engineer II (Current Employee)
Redmond, WA (US)

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


Pros: Flexible work hours. Great benefits (health, dental, 401k, gym membership, free soda/juice/coffee/tea, Prime Card discounts to many local businesses). Challenging work that literally… Cons: Reviewed compared to your peers. Doesn't matter how well you do if your peers do more/better. It rains a lot in Seattle and is… Advice to Senior Management: I feel the company is headed in the right direction with its products. … Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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