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Good company, smart people

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA (US)
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA (US)

I have been working at Microsoft

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

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 Management

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

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  1. Helpful (6)

    cancer growing within. Might not kill the company but its spreading.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Development Engineer in Redmond, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Development Engineer in Redmond, WA (US)

    I have been working at Microsoft

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Love the education courses you could take, library, cafateria, work space (office) and computer equipment & building facilities.

    Cons

    they slog you to death, poor information sharing, for doing a good job your reward is more work without any additional compensation.

    Advice to Management

    be fair to engineers who go a good job.

  2. Great Place to work but like any other big company environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II

    I have been working at Microsoft

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    1) Good number of Product Groups, you can move around and have varied experience
    2) If management likes you, you can grow faster

    Cons

    1) There are Politics
    2) There are backstabbers
    3) Your loss is someone else's gain. And review process vouches for the statement made.

    Advice to Management

    1) Better policies in place needed
    2) Direct Manager has a great amount of say and that needs to be minimized

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