Microsoft Employee Reviews about "smart people"

Updated 31 Jul 2020

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella
Satya Nadella
11,681 Ratings
Pros
  • "It was great at an early stage in my career to be exposed to so many smart people(in 1917 reviews)

  • "Fantastic company with great benefits(in 1596 reviews)

Cons
  • "Performance review system is not too fair(in 538 reviews)

  • "There are no cons for this organisation(in 346 reviews)

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  1. "Great company to work"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great company to work with ... focus on customer and partners and provide right support to employees. Smart people across various teams.

    Cons

    Internal processes can slow things down at times...

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  2. Helpful (3)

    "Don't believe the Hype - it is not a Great place to work"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Some smart people, good salary

    Cons

    too many bullies in management and a leadership team that is comprised of bullies

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  3. Helpful (2)

    "Contracting at Microsoft"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Talent Specialist in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft

    Pros

    You work with smart people and it is a fast paced and dynamic environment.

    Cons

    There is a large proportion of contingent staff and you are made to feel less worthy than permanent employees. There was a distinct division between the two and yet often we were doing exactly the same job.

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  4. "Development Lead"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft full-time

    Pros

    Lots of smart people working on interesting projects

    Cons

    Melbourne is a remote office, limiting the career paths