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Awsome opportunity

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Current Employee - Product Marketing Director in Redmond, WA (US)
Current Employee - Product Marketing Director in Redmond, WA (US)

I have been working at Microsoft

Pros

Opportunity to impact globally is real

Cons

Heavy politics you need to learn how to deal with

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Should be open to consider heavily investments beyond the top 20% ranking

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    Microsoft is a great place to work, but it's a very, very big company.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bellevue, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bellevue, WA (US)

    I have been working at Microsoft

    Pros

    For all the bad raps Microsoft gets, it still changes the world. There are few places where the things you work on have a bigger impact. On top of that, great pay, benefits and working conditions.

    Cons

    The company is very large, and navigating the organization is complicated.

    Also, the company faces some serious competitive and strategic challenges to its core businesses.

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    Great people, extremely competetive

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

    I have been working at Microsoft

    Pros

    Lots of brilliant people around
    Lots of problems to work on
    Wide array of technogies
    The management is generally good and fair in assessing people in performance reviews. I like the review and evalutation system at the company and the focus on getting things done.

    Cons

    The competetion hampers some information flow. An attitude for getting things done and strong interpersonal skills are as important for growth as technical skills. This can be viewed either as a pro or a con depending on who you are.

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