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A part of my journey to help me grow up, though not as quickly as I expect

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Current Employee - Technical Support Engineer  in  Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
Current Employee - Technical Support Engineer in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)

I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

-Millions of user base, so you have the opportunity to impact many
-Great colleagues and freedom to the work

Cons

Business process may kill innovation

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Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Entrpreneurial with a BIG VC (Microsoft), energetic, creative, competitive, great people, love it.

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    Current Employee - General Manager  in  Redmond, WA (US)
    Current Employee - General Manager in Redmond, WA (US)

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Exciting, great industry, excellent leadership, fast-paced, global, investing more in the future.

    Cons

    Big meritocracy; must love being measured for everything.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep recognzing good performers outside of the normal performance process. More at-a-boys and at-a-girls go a long way.

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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Solid stable company that sometimes can't get out of its own way with lots of meetings and process.

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    Current Employee - Director  in  Redmond, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Director in Redmond, WA (US)

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    highly intelligent staff
    diverse businesses
    profitable
    global
    head quarters location is a nice place to live

    Cons

    meetings about meetings
    slow to react to opportunities
    corp process not applicable to every business
    work life balance can be challenging
    not sexy

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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