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Best Company I have worked for.

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in Seattle, WA (US)
Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in Seattle, WA (US)

I have been working at Microsoft full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Smartest group of people an any company. Diverse, caring, professional, people do what it takes to get the job done. Not afraid to switch course quickly.

Cons

It is a large company.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Find a way to not be compared to Consumer Companies such as Apple and Google. Enterprise is a completely different market.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    top company for top people

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director in Munich (Germany)
    Current Employee - Director in Munich (Germany)

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    salary top if you have negotiated good :), performance based salary, strong employee development, mentoring with senior employees, strong team spirit, spirit is great

    Cons

    review system is a mess (see multiple press articles), defined amount of employees are replaced every year, workload easy 60h per week

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    fire the CEO, invest in people and change the review system

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Product Planner in Redmond, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Product Planner in Redmond, WA (US)

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

    Pros

    Good people, great benefits, amazing breadth of technology, one of the few places where you can literally change the world.

    Cons

    Has gotten very big, difficult to navigate the organization at times, review process is an artifact of bad 90's thinking.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    New review process that actually encourages teamwork and group achievement.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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