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Wonderful learning experience. Great place to spend a few years.

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I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGreat benefits, lots of resources at your disposal. Amazing corporate culture, wonderful opportunity to be among some of the brightest people in United States.

ConsVery stressful. Managers are not professionally trained and do not seem accountable for decisions effecting employees. Long term career paths are not clear.

Advice to Senior ManagementTrain managers, create better long term retention of employees. Give people advancement based on experience as well as performance. Often the employees that take a lot of risk are also the ones that fail.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good place to work

Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) II (Current Employee)
Redmond, WA (US)

I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: 1. Good name on Resume 2. Flexibility 3. Work Life Balance Cons: 1. Politics 2. Lack of vision Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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Great Place to Work - but YMMV

Service Manager (Current Employee)
Redmond, WA (US)

I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: Salaries, Benefits, Learning, Opportunities are awesome Cons: Managers make or break your experience - no consistency across… Advice to Senior Management: Trust your employees, give them space to grow and make opportunities… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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