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Redmond, WA (US)
10000+ employees
1975
Company - Public (MSFT)
Computer Hardware & Software
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Google, Amazon, Apple

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2018 (#24), 2017 (#27), 2015 (#3)

Top CEOs: 2018 (#2), 2017 (#8), 2016 (#24), 2015 (#14)

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    I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Company heading in a great direction, benefits are great also.

    Cons

    part of a very big machine, sometimes certain issues take a while to be resolved.

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Microsoft Photos

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Microsoft Interviews

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    Associate Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Reading, England
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Microsoft (Reading, England) in November 2012.

    Interview

    Graduate programme uses assessment centre approach, with very little weighting on technical interview. Several observed group activities, including providing product recommendations, creating a "promotional video message". Leads into individual interviews, including behavioural, and very very mild technical (basic Fizz-Buzz style questions). Eventual wait for confirmation/offer is then several weeks after. Expect delays.

    Interview Questions

    • Standard behavioural questions, pertaining to "Dissatisfied Customer", "Bad News to customer", "Disagreement with colleague"   1 Answer
    • FizzBuzz & Modulo Problem Style code questions on whiteboard.   1 Answer
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Microsoft Awards & Accolades

  • Global Randstad Award, Randstad, 2015
  • Most Attractive Employer - India, Randstad, 2014
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