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all resources needed to grow

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Microsoft

Pros

A lot of smart people
Lots of resources
Challenging work environment that will push you to be better every day

Cons

Hard to align priorities across teams
There are a lot of middle management that is worried about not losing face with their bosses rather than building great products.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Do 10 things right and delight customers, stop trying to do everything.
Raise the quality bar, customers want better products

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Great company to work with

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer  in  Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer in Vancouver, BC (Canada)

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

    Pros

    Interesting projects, hundreds of different groups to choose from

    Cons

    So-So conflicting culture at times

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    SDE at Microsoft, Redmond

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Nice People, Nice Campus, Nice City, Nice Climate

    Cons

    Cloudy days are too many!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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