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Good company, smart people

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Redmond, WA (US)
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA (US)

I have been working at Microsoft

Pros

At microsoft, you have a chance to work with world-class engineers and large scale project, The company provides very comprehensive training and career development path.

Cons

As with any large companies, Microsoft is mature and less agile than many startup companies, this results in late response to market opportunities.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Management has done a great job in company management, they can do a better job in pursing opportunities based on new market trends

Recommends
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    Great Company to work for

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  North Sydney (Australia)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in North Sydney (Australia)

    I have been working at Microsoft

    Pros

    Excellent work life balance
    Excellent resources & technology
    Great pay for contractors
    Great benefits for full-time staff
    Great partys !

    Cons

    Hard to get an FTE position
    Pay could be better for FTE
    No benefits, annual leave for contractors but the pay is great

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire more FTEs and less contractors

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Work depends on the project but overall great place to work

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) II  in  Hyderābād (India)
    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) II in Hyderābād (India)

    I worked at Microsoft

    Pros

    Good work life balance
    Good salary
    Flexible work hours and fast entreprenurial enviornment

    Cons

    Redtape, big company, Redmond centric

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep the innovation chain going on

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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