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Great company to work with

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Former Employee - Project Manager in Houston, TX (US)
Former Employee - Project Manager in Houston, TX (US)

I worked at Microsoft as a contractor (more than an year)

Pros

The people, the management style, the people again! Access to fun technology.

Cons

Can be lightly lower pay scale

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    It was exciting.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Microsoft

    Pros

    Excellent working environment. Exciting projects.
    Very smart and nice colleagues.

    Cons

    Not enough practice of teamwork. Need to be very strongly self-motivated.

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    Job satisfaction and security

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    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Redmond, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Redmond, WA (US)

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

    Pros

    Very good benefits and good pay. Several different product teams to choose from. Option to move around different groups within company every 12-18 months.

    Cons

    Not very easy to switch groups. Often required to do a full interview loop when switching teams even if its within the same product group.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to compete with other tech companies that are snatching away talent from Microsoft by offering higher salaries.

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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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