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"Excellent development experiences"

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA (US)
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA (US)
Recommends
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Excellent benefits
Great work life balance (depending on team)
Incredibly smart people to work with

Cons

Lot of firedrills
Lack of communication on deliverables
Extremely competitive amongst peers

Advice to Management

Get rid of the performance review system, allow lower level employees to advance quicker, more mid level jobs needed

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. "Its a competitve environment and involves working with smart indviduals and not-so-smart managers"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Program Manager in Redmond, WA (US)
    Former Employee - Program Manager in Redmond, WA (US)
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    good salary and perks
    smart people

    Cons

    politics
    microsoftie centric culture
    its closed loop and all ur frnds will tend to be microsoft.


  2. "Awesome company to work for"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Microsoft is a very nice company to work for. You get to work with good people, with good salary. Work in most of the teams is good. Microsoft has best performance review system and breadth of products & technologies.

    Cons

    In some groups there is lot of internal politics. IDC managment imposes silly rules in order to prevent attrition to Redmond.

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