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Updated 18 December, 2018
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  • "Certain groups can have poor work-life balance" (in 1187 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Amazing and challenging place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Solution Sales Specialist in Montreal, QC
    Current Employee - Solution Sales Specialist in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Co-workers / teamwork
    Compensation and benefits
    Career opportunities
    Amazing technology

    Cons

    Some bureaucracy as expected in a huge corporate environment

    Advice to Management

    Keep focusing on growth mindset and do not forget about the front line employees who are driving the company's success.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time

    Pros

    Great work life balance
    Great Benefits

    Cons

    Level bumps don't occur with role changes

  3. "All good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time

    Pros

    Really great company, they will be big someday

    Cons

    Only one toilet bowl in the office, sometimes have to queue for up to an hour to do my sinful business.

    Advice to Management

    More Toilets please!


  4. "Inventory Control Expert"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burnaby, BC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burnaby, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great perks and learning from management and systems. lots of exposure.

    Cons

    Growth from retail to cooperate not there


  5. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The campus in Paris is amazing!

    Cons

    I had to go back to school!


  6. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft part-time

    Pros

    Lots of good support.

    Cons

    Long hours and pressured environment


  7. "Working 15 hours a day, including weekends."

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    Current Employee - Consultant in Mississauga, ON
    Current Employee - Consultant in Mississauga, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Yo get to work with Microsoft technologies.

    Cons

    Working 15 hours a day, including weekends.

  8. "BSS"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Solutions Manager in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Business Solutions Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Good company.
    - Lots of opportunity.
    - Well known company.

    Cons

    - Too much red tape, it's too hard to get stuff done.
    - You spend half your time getting approval for anything.


  9. "Company Review"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Vancouver, BC
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    1. Good working environment
    2. Benefits.
    3. Work life balance

    Cons

    1. Less salary compared to US
    2. Not many options within current location.


  10. "Amazing Culture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Satya has changed the culture making Microsoft one of the best companies to work for.

    Cons

    This is a great company to work for.