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Smart people, interesting work

Software Development Engineer (Former Employee)
Redmond, WA (US)

I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than 3 years

ProsThey do a little bit of everything. If you want to do it, you can probably do it at Microsoft.

ConsThe culture is frustrating, and it feels like the executive level decisions are completely detached from the wishes of the employees at times.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Sunnyvale, CA (US)

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Pros: Great company, Good work-life balance, competitive benefits and salaries. Company… Cons: Annual performance review is based on relative rating with your peers within your team and with your other peers across the teams. Since it is… More

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Great company to work for but challenging

Senior Program Manager (Current Employee)
Redmond, WA (US)

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


Pros: Benefits are pretty good (healthcare, life insurance, etc.) Perks are great… Cons: Work/Life balance is out of whack even though they are trying to fix it Long… Advice to Senior Management: Encouraging risk-taking is great as long as people aren't slammed… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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