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Updated 14 August 2018
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  1. "good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft full-time

    Pros

    overall good care of employees

    Cons

    less pay as compared to other companies


  2. "Program Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexibility, tools and approach to employee experience, working with some of the brighteset people who are making amazing things happen.

    Cons

    Pace can be beyond fast, some budget decisions are illogical

  3. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Sales Manager in London, England
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in London, England

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I worked for Microsoft for 2 years. Really liked the experience. I would recommend this company as they are one of he best in the world in developing their employees.

    Cons

    I can not remember any

    Advice to Management

    Do what you do!


  4. "Best job of my life, great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Challenging, lots of new career development opportunities coming every day and friendly team mates

    Cons

    Highly competitive people, salary package not competitive.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Culture of growth"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time

    Pros

    Great place to grow in the comfort of a relaxed environment

    Cons

    A little slow to change


  6. "The Worlds Your Oyster"

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    Current Employee - Technology Strategist in Reading, England
    Current Employee - Technology Strategist in Reading, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The culture, the people, the community, the opportunities, the general growth mindset and the energy. All add up to make this the best place I have ever worked.

    Cons

    Its a big company, may be daunting to some...

    Advice to Management

    Keep on doing what you're doing, its awesome


  7. "Good work place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time

    Pros

    Microsoft has really good produts, learning opportunities are key

    Cons

    The working environment, communication of the company must be improved

  8. "i love microsoft"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    my best tech copany to date

    Cons

    could open up the play anywhere titles


  9. "good company to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Microsoft full-time

    Pros

    good company to work

    Cons

    most of the senior people are working here from somany years and with fixed mind set


  10. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer in Newyork, Scotland
    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer in Newyork, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good salary. And good faculties

    Cons

    The work is very interesting .

    Advice to Management

    Good company.


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