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  • "They provide great benefits and you get a lot of exposure if interested in full time corporate role(in 4803 reviews)
  • "Work/Life balance is good and entirely up to you make it what you want it to be(in 3472 reviews)
  • "Some really great people working in the Inside sales teams and the building is fantastic.(in 3419 reviews)
  • "Microsoft has Great Culture and Support!(in 2086 reviews)
  • "The Good pay and bonus and they're always finding ways to give money to employees.(in 1391 reviews)
  • "Bad managers abound and there is not much remedy for that except for leaving the job.(in 1170 reviews)
  • "life balance in hardware due to frequent unplanned work travel and evening calls; bloated meetings; some poor management(in 887 reviews)
  • "Long hours you have to wait till the last customer leave it’s energy consuming some of the customers are unrespectful(in 375 reviews)
  • "Too much politics and exchange of favors rather then meritocracy seriously affect the possibilities to grow and develop inside the company.(in 264 reviews)
  • "Bad middle management(in 217 reviews)
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    1. 5.0
      21 Sept 2023
      Software Engineer
      Current Employee, less than 1 year
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook


      Good working culture Nice employee Easy to go Good managers


      Way too long Bad manager

      1. 4.0
        20 Jul 2023
        Customer Engineer II
        Current Employee, more than 5 years
        CEO Approval
        Business Outlook


        Global Technology Leader: Microsoft is a renowned global technology leader, and working at its Bangalore office provides the opportunity to be part of innovative projects and cutting-edge technologies that have a significant impact on the world. Diverse and Inclusive Culture: Microsoft emphasizes diversity and inclusion, creating an environment where employees from diverse backgrounds and experiences can thrive. This fosters a collaborative and supportive workplace culture. Career Growth and Learning Opportunities: Microsoft encourages continuous learning and provides access to numerous resources, training programs, and certifications, empowering employees to grow both personally and professionally. Impactful Projects: Working at Microsoft Bangalore offers the chance to contribute to projects that have a real-world impact, solving complex challenges and driving positive change across industries and communities. Work-Life Balance: Microsoft values work-life balance and promotes a flexible work environment, allowing employees to maintain a healthy balance between their personal and professional lives. This helps in maintaining overall well-being and productivity.


        Workload and Pressure: Working at Microsoft Bangalore can sometimes involve high workloads and pressure, especially during critical project deadlines, which may lead to stressful work situations. Competitive Environment: As a technology leader, Microsoft Bangalore attracts top talent, making the work environment highly competitive, which may require employees to constantly stay at the top of their game. Office Politics: Like any large organization, there might be instances of office politics that can impact team dynamics and create challenges in collaboration and decision-making. Long Working Hours: Certain roles and projects may demand long working hours, potentially affecting work-life balance for some employees. Commute and Traffic: Bangalore is known for its traffic congestion, and commuting to and from the office can be time-consuming and stressful for employees living far from the workplace.

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      Microsoft has an overall rating of 4.3 out of 5, based on over 50,924 reviews left anonymously by employees. 86% of employees would recommend working at Microsoft to a friend and 82% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -2% over the last 12 months.

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