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

Prosgood work, good compensation, good perks

Conswork life balance, deadlines, deliverables

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Review stack rank undermines culture.

Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) II (Current Employee)
Redmond, WA (US)

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


Pros: Cutting edge technology, smart peers, great pay and benefits. … Cons: The review system is a stack rank. This means that good employees must be put into the bottom rung... someone's got to be in… Advice to Senior Management: Get rid of the stack rank! Embrace a bit of failure… – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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It's a big company, with all the pluses and minuses

Senior Director (Current Employee)
Seattle, WA (US)

I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 10 years


Pros: Love the people I work with -- team, customers and Microsoft partners The quality of the work is interesting and intellectually rich Benefits have been outstanding, this… Cons: Internal politics truly Machiavellian It's a better place for either junior people starting their career or for the so-called "partner" level people (L68 and over)… Advice to Senior Management: Our HR system is at total odds with the culture you say… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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