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I worked at Microsoft

ProsA lot of smart people
Lots of resources
Challenging work environment that will push you to be better every day

ConsHard to align priorities across teams
There are a lot of middle management that is worried about not losing face with their bosses rather than building great products.

Advice to Senior ManagementDo 10 things right and delight customers, stop trying to do everything.
Raise the quality bar, customers want better products

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Microsoft is moving towards a "typical" big company era

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


Pros: Benefits & Compensation IMO is still the best even after all the changes - esp if you have a family to look after. Being a… Cons: - Sometimes there are just too much process. - And the review system just promote internal conflict instead of internal harmony IMO. I think the… Advice to Senior Management: If the management cannot figure out how to create an atmosphere of collaboration, then long term it will harm MS's ability… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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Seattle, WA (US)

I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than a year


Pros: Get a chance to work on great product Cons: Company is huge so the sense of existence is relatively… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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