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Updated 21 November 2017
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Pros
  • One of the best places to work for with great work life balance (in 1947 reviews)

  • Working with really smart people who readily share their great insights is a humbling experience where everyone is treated as equals by all employees (in 1682 reviews)

Cons
  • Sometimes working hard means disrupting one's work/life balance for periods (in 1093 reviews)

  • Review system was not the greatest (in 519 reviews)

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  1. "Great Place to work for"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great People, now working on lot of cutting edge tech.

    Cons

    You at times get trapped into red tape while dealing with lot of non-tech stuff


  2. "best in the industry environment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time

    Pros

    good perks
    good food
    good work culture
    good cocurricular facilities

    Cons

    i can find no cons, but may be because i am new

    Advice to Management

    you are doing great job, keep it up


  3. "Sr Project Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Hyderabad
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Hyderabad
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great Place to work, great learning experience

    Cons

    Too Hectic and poor work life balance


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  5. "One of the Best offices in the world"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Hyderabad
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Hyderabad

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Best Employee Friendly Company I have ever seen

    Cons

    Until now no cons observed


  6. "Nice place"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time

    Pros

    Good place to work in

    Cons

    Not a great management


  7. "Great Company to work with"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Microsoft full-time

    Pros

    Lot of focus on people , innovation .

    Cons

    nothing I can think of

    Advice to Management

    none


  8. "Poor growth"

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    Former Employee - Associate Consultant in Hyderabad
    Former Employee - Associate Consultant in Hyderabad
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Things are quite fair. Your contributions are visible to the entire subsidiary.

    Cons

    Very poor growth considering the subsidiary belonged to Microsoft.
    There is no clarity as to what (kind of) contribution will lead to good growth.
    Only way to grow good is to switch to other subsidiaries or engineering group.


  9. "Fantastic Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Freedom of execution
    Work from home
    Flat organisation

    Cons

    With new changes in Org structure less of delivery opportunities

    Advice to Management

    Do not try to apply the same policy worldwide. Different market respond differently - study the market and have customized delivery policies


  10. "Sr. Software Engineer."

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Wide range of products.
    Great structure
    Smart people to work with

    Cons

    Lack of open source tech.


  11. "Changed Company with a growth mindset"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Bengaluru
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Bengaluru
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great colleagues
    Awesome benefits
    Stable company
    Impact millions of customers
    Great company on the resume

    Cons

    Work can slow down depending on your group. Some teams have boring work
    Career growth is slow at times

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


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