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Some of the best people I worked with. But also some of the more misguided products I worked on.

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Former Employee - Program Manager II  in  Redmond, WA (US)
Former Employee - Program Manager II in Redmond, WA (US)

I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

great people (but not always)
plenty of products (but not always an opportunity to work on what you like)
experience
salary
Seattle/Bellevue/Redmond area
learning

Cons

progress sometimes is slow due to company/team size
not always easy to find a good team

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Adopt new methodologies to stimulate disruptive products

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Former Employee - Group Manager in Redmond, WA (US)

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

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    Cons

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    Former Employee - Program Manager

    I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

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    Cons

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    Asia is a growth market and provide more leadership opportunities to high performers in Asia

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