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Lots of great people, but large company culture and politics

Principal Architect (Former Employee)
Redmond, WA (US)

I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than 10 years

ProsGreat people, great products, can have impact on millions of people

ConsCulture has changed, lots of politics and beaurocracy and second guessing

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Great place to work at if you are oblivious to mistakes of upper management

Senior Manager (Former Employee)
Mountain View, CA (US)

I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than 8 years


Pros: Good work (technically) and opportunity to work on cutting edge.… Cons: Bad management period. There is a reason the company is spiralling down. At middle levels, too much hierarchy to work… Advice to Senior Management: Cut down the bloat in middle management. Be the leaders you… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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It is a great journey with ms

Senior Lead Program Manager (Former Employee)
Haidian, Beijing (China)

I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than a year


Pros: Great working env., great benefit, challenge work targets, well training,… Cons: Internal politics is terrible. Too much US centric.. Big company sick, too many meetings, performance… Advice to Senior Management: Thinking about more on quality of growth Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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