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Very stable, great place to grow yet coast.

Software Development Engineer (Current Employee) Bellevue, WA (US)

ProsGreat benefits (salary, insurance, perks)
Lots of seasoned developers and leads to work with and learn from

ConsMicrosoft is a machine. There are tons of people at the company, and it's sometimes hard to feel like you've made an individual impact. Career growth is possible but you have to align heavily with your manager. Don't get too attached to any of your products because all of the higher ups are good at playing the alignment game. They will turn on a dime and leave you wondering why you wrote all that code for the past 6 months.

Advice to Senior ManagementNothing. What Microsoft does works for Microsoft. It's up to the individual to understand this process and choose if it's right for them.

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

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    Lots of problems but overall a good place to work for a while.

    User Experience Lead (Current Employee) Redmond, WA (US)

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

    Pros: Great benefits but they are getting worse in 2013. They will still be good but not quite golden. Decent compensation. Most people are… Cons: A lot of process is needed to guide a ship as big as Microsoft but the company is often a slave to the process instead… Advice to Senior Management: Take the time and make an effort to learn what your direct reports are "actually doing" instead of relying mainly on… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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    Overall the company is good

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time

    Pros: Work culture, Compensation,Technology,Benefits,Work life balance Cons: Career opportunities are less. Only college hires have more importance Advice to Senior Management: Senior management should be changed to really bring changes in… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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