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It's a amazing company on a path to regain the crown

Program Manager (Current Employee)
Seattle, WA (US)

Pros- Experience with variety of technology, products, business opportunities within same umbrella
- Great place to learn about developing large scale software
- Great salary and benefits - company takes good care of employees

Cons- Some Performance evaluation philosophies are flawed
- Management is rarely measured for good people management. -good technical folks are people managers.

Advice to Senior Management- Agility of software development hindered by tools
- People Managers should be seriously measured for people management
- When products fail or under-perform, it should impact executives who lead it, but have moved on to other jobs.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Microsoft Marketing Manager responded to this review Nov 26, 2012 EditDelete
Great review, thank you for taking the time. We appreciate the honest feedback.

Best,
GEM
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    good experience

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Microsoft as a contractor


    Pros: facilities, benefits, and the healthy work environment Cons: weather, work load, and also pressure More
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    Good Company

    Software Development Engineer II (Former Employee)
    Hyderābād (India)

    I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than a year


    Pros: People are good, so peer learning is good. Provides very Good learning depending upon team, work is good\bad as per… Cons: Compensation - They pay good compared to peers. Internal Change - The process of internal change of team makes the employee to… Advice to Senior Management: Improve facilities, best engineers work for you. Improve process for… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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