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candid review

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Microsoft

Pros

- Nice benefits
- competitive pay
- good smart people

Cons

- Lot of politics at senior management
- lot of not so good folks at senior management layer

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1.  

    It was phenomenal.

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    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET)  in  Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) in Seattle, WA (US)

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    They are one of the biggest and most successful companies in the world.

    Cons

    Moving to Washington is just too much.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I would prepare speaking more before the interview.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great place to learn, if you like Redmond

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Software Developer
    Current Employee - Software Developer

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

    Pros

    - Opportunities to learn and move within
    - Pay well
    - Good health care
    - Generally good, intelligent people

    Cons

    - Internal politics
    - Review system creates competitive, and not collaborative, environment in some cases
    - Upper management not that great, potentially due to above two points.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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