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Solid company to work for

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

Pros

Best healthcare as of date. But will change in 2013.

Cons

Little late to respond to market dynamics.

Advice to Management

Little late to respond to market dynamics

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  1. Great work environment on high impact products that touch millions of users around the globe.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Product Planner in Redmond, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Product Planner in Redmond, WA (US)

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Results oriented.
    Relaxed work environment.
    Competitive salary.
    Great sense of community.
    Easy job search and role switching within company.

    Cons

    Based in Redmond.
    At times, hindered by legacy products and services.
    Difficulty creating truly cross-platform products with consistent experience.

    Advice to Management

    I would like to see the upgrade cycle look more like waves than updates. Push changes out quicker to consumers.

  2. Helpful (2)

    The company is reinventing itself

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) in Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) in Seattle, WA (US)

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Lots of products, and opportunities. Good pay and benefits. Ship software that's used by millions.

    Cons

    Slow paced, stupid processes, huge company - responsibility is limited for new hires. Poor managers can screw your career.

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