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Updated 20 June 2018
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  • "Certain groups can have poor work-life balance" (in 1154 reviews)

  • "Outdated review system which is anything but fair" (in 525 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Microsoft full-time

    Pros

    Got to work with some of the smartest people i've known. Team culture is also amazing.

    Cons

    Like most large companies, politics does get into the way.


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    "Senior Consultant Microsoft"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Microsoft is a great environment to learn from.

    Cons

    Not a strategic role for Microsoft, so less consideration and career progression, and salary is in the low range compared to overall Microsoft employees

    Advice to Management

    Care about the all employees, not just developers and sales people.

  3. "Great overall"

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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

    Room for progression, good salary

    Cons

    Hours are a bit long sometimes

    Advice to Management

    none


  4. "Life changing job"

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    Current Employee - Technical Account Manager in Reading, England
    Current Employee - Technical Account Manager in Reading, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Microsoft will reshape you with new values that include deep listening to the customers, lead with empathy, and the importance of learning every single day.

    Cons

    The pros far supersede any cons.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you do.


  5. "v"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time

    Pros

    flexible working schedule and stuff

    Cons

    pay is low and they dont appreciate you enough


  6. "Senior Program Manager"

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

    Pros

    Great place to work, great culture.

    Cons

    Very little, you are encouraged to further your own career.


  7. "Fun"

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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

    Nice working environment with proper benefits and good food.

    Cons

    Location is out of capital

  8. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Partner Technology Strategist
    Current Employee - Partner Technology Strategist
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay
    Nice environment
    Vast network
    Endless support and resources

    Cons

    Internal processes can get in the way of performing and executing on business

    Advice to Management

    Less bureaucracy and internal processes for more efficient work


  9. "Account Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Microsoft full-time

    Pros

    Great culture with lots of autonomy for individuals

    Cons

    Lots of changes constantly - which results in redundancies


  10. "just review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    salary , prospects, building, known company

    Cons

    very politically correct so be prepared to earn less if youre a man


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