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became a lead from a SE

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Current Employee - Technical Lead
Current Employee - Technical Lead

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

Pros

People friendly company, good work culture

Cons

not focused on solutions, too much focus on UX than strategy

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Great work environment on high impact products that touch millions of users around the globe.

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    Current Employee - Product Planner  in  Redmond, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Product Planner in Redmond, WA (US)

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Results oriented.
    Relaxed work environment.
    Competitive salary.
    Great sense of community.
    Easy job search and role switching within company.

    Cons

    Based in Redmond.
    At times, hindered by legacy products and services.
    Difficulty creating truly cross-platform products with consistent experience.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I would like to see the upgrade cycle look more like waves than updates. Push changes out quicker to consumers.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    Great place to work at!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time

    Pros

    Lots of growth opportunities
    Different career paths
    Several businesses to pick from
    Good compensation

    Cons

    Several layers of middle management

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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