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Updated Jul 21, 2014
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3.6 7,544 reviews

88% Approve of the CEO

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Satya Nadella

(596 ratings)

77% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Really good work-life balance compared to other tech companies of the same caliber(in 675 reviews)

  • Tons of super smart people working for the right reasons - to make a difference(in 886 reviews)


Cons
  • And there are times when the workload may impede on your work-life balance(in 474 reviews)

  • The previous stack rank review system encourage a behavior that was very much individualist(in 367 reviews)

7,544 Employee Reviews
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    Still figuring out...joined just 2 months back

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Pros- Work life balance..
    - Pay is good

    Cons- not a typical post MBA job

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    One of the best place to learn , implement & enjoy, but stack ranking , manager competition & monopolies killed them

    Development Lead (Former Employee) Bangalore

    Prosgreat place to learn
    implement, wonderful people , some of the best technical minds.

    Conscrap managers , managers monopoly, stack ranking, on place of collaboration they create backstabbing

    Advice to Senior Managementbring in the collaborative approach so that you enjoy & create wonderful products.

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

     

    Best environment to work and grow

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosoffice culture, work life balance , quality of work , appreciation,salary

    Conshave to work really hard to have an edge, very competitive

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    Excellent Company

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsEmployee friendly and liberal thinking

    Consnothing specific for me to share

    Advice to Senior ManagementNIL

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

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    Support engineering

    Escalation Engineer (Current Employee) Bangalore

    ProsGreat work culture
    Great work life balance
    You get to work on the latest technology
    Passionate about customers and technology
    Get to work with peers from across the globe
    Great work place and facilities provided

    ConsLeaves have to be negotiated with peers
    Career opportunities reduce after growing to a certain level
    New performance model impacts top performers and is more in support of average or low performers

    Advice to Senior ManagementBring in work from home
    Expose seniors to business side of things

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

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    Excellent, Best in industry

    Software Development Engineer (Current Employee) Bangalore

    ProsStable, way ahead, Great technologies

    Consdifficulty to compete with Open source

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    Program Manager

    Program Manager (Former Employee) Hyderābād

    Prosgood company and would suggest anyone joining unless your existing job is very bad or you don't have a job.

    Consno cons except there is lot of politics

    Advice to Senior Managementkeep up the good work

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    Good CEO

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsEmployee Friendly
    Appraisal is good
    Training is very good and expertise is availble for all technologies

    ConsIncrement is less
    Policy oriented so we need to learn the policy and no policy is employee favoured

    Advice to Senior ManagementProvide good percentage of increment to employees

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

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    My work experience is adventurous and satisfying

    Software Development Engineer (Current Employee) Hyderābād

    ProsFlexible work hours, great pay and satisfactory work culture

    ConsToo big an organization so growth is not exponential

    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 and learn

    Technical Support Engineer (Former Employee) Bangalore

    ProsTechnical Training, Corporate Etiquette and Team Work

    ConsManagement is not good now-a -days

    Advice to Senior ManagementNeed More trainings to provide effective management process as per new recruiter challenges. This is about Microsoft, Bangalore, India.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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