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Great place to learn & grow, excellent benefits

Director (Current Employee) Redmond, WA (US)

ProsA wide range of technology area to learn; Cloud, Operating systems, SW Development tool etc
Ability move within the company from one technology area to another
Competive Salary and benefits

ConsManagement risk averse and slow in making decision
Lacks competetive edge and hunger compared to a startup company

Advice to Senior ManagementFoster and support small startup business with in each Division to enrich current and future portfolio. Not just incubation but actuall SW & Services businesses. Avoid throwing away ideas that may look like small money today.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Development Engineer

    Software Developer (Former Employee) Bangalore (India)

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


    Pros: Brand Name Talented people Respect for ideas and people Great benefits Great trainings Cons: Too much Ego in some people even though respect for idea… Advice to Senior Management: Stay hungry and understand people Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    The real Microsoft

    Senior Product Marketing Manager (Current Employee) Redmond, WA (US)

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


    Pros: Microsoft, at least in STB, is a great place to work, great products,… Cons: Company structure and politics leads to a lot of time wasted and products shipped… Advice to Senior Management: Restructure into 5 groups, get rid of peripheral distractions, stop focusing on the… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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