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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 (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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    big company miniimal chance of shipping code

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    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Redmond, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Redmond, WA (US)

    I have been working at Microsoft as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    awesome benefits, 9 to 5 job

    Cons

    big company, lost in crowd

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Decent company. More democratic than others. Heavy politics.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Work-life balance. Give employees a chance to give feedback about the health of the organization and managers conducted by an independent company.

    Cons

    Heavy politics. Sometimes it's hard for cross-group collaborations.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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