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Updated Apr 16, 2014
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84% Approve of the CEO

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Satya Nadella

(276 ratings)

77% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Pros:
  • "Really good work-life balance compared to other tech companies of the same caliber"
    in 609 reviews
  • "Some smart people in pockets but not many of them great at politics so marginalized"
    in 845 reviews
Cons:
  • "Work-Life balance can easily get out of whack if you don't actively manage expectations"
    in 443 reviews
  • "The previous stack rank review system encourage a behavior that was very much individualist"
    in 358 reviews
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One of the best technology companies to work for

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Hyderābād

I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than 3 years

Pros- Fast-paced and challenging
- Smart people
- Great benefits and facilities

Cons- Slow growth
- Work Life balance can be skewed at times
- Bureaucratic in some teams

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Best company to work with.

Technical Support Engineer (Former Employee)
Bangalore

I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGreat culture, great values, great environment, great benefits, lot of opportunities to learn

ConsCareer growth is a bit slow

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

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The Universe of Technology

Senior Software Developer (Current Employee)
Hyderābād

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

ProsA great company for technology professionals who prefer not to get into management.
A wide set of technology areas to work with

ConsRedmond has a major role in even small decisions.

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

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Good company to work for

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Microsoft full-time

ProsIf you want to grow and learn a lot of things, this is the company for you.

ConsSometimes, it is difficult to manage work life balance.

Advice to Senior ManagementNeed direction

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Very exciting workplace

Program Manager (Current Employee)
Hyderābād

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

ProsIntelligent individuals at work, fun to be around, lots of perks and very good work culture. World's best products to top it all.

ConsOne gets addicted to the open culture and excellent lifestyle and hence gets very difficult to leave or switch to other places ;)

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

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one of the best technical companies

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Microsoft

Proshigh pay
good learning environment
so many opportunities

Consneed to expand the company more

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Sap Functional user for production data punch and prepared all report as per user department requirement

SAP Consultant (Former Employee)
Mumbai

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

Prosi lke the system for make sure all data punching iwithin time frame and for work life /balance

ConsSap700 production module at iron and steel co. in mumbai

Advice to Senior Managementthis is very good system to boost performance of industry as well as to achievedbusiness plan and Budget.

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Great company, good brand ....growth depends on stakeholder management and impact

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Microsoft

ProsGood facility, open culture, lot of readiness and employee friendly environment

ConsNeed to improve on agility and simplify processes

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

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Awesome!!

Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) (Former Employee)
Hyderābād

I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGreat people , great technology work

ConsRating system, its forced curve

Advice to Senior ManagementGreat work removing forced curve recently

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great Place , Great People , Great Culture.

Associate Consultant (Former Employee)
Bangalore

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

ProsGreat Place , Great People , Great Culture.
Good Benefits .
Appreciated and noticed for taking initiatives.

ConsThere were hardly any cons with the place, people or culture at Microsoft. I would recommend that people apply to this company .

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

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