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great working in microsoft. love the atmosphere, energy and attitude of people.only thing is You should be good with your managers else you will be in trouble.
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Its quite good to work here.

It has been quite a nice journey till now.Microsoft has a variety of products and you can choose to work in a team that you are excited to work for.No need to mention, people are good and work-life balance is awesome.
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Excellent Culture

Excellent company and good learning opportunities. Work is challenging, new opportunties, create own career path,Salary might be a bit less than equivalents.


Culture, Challenges, Learnings


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Great company but your experience depends on the manager

The senior management has the right intent. However, since it's a very big company an individual experience depends a lot on one's manager. If the dynamics of one's group is highly political, one can't advance without playing that game. Otherwise, it's a good company with interesting problems to solve.


stability, stock, work


politics, managers can make or break your career
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Good culture and emphasis on customer but not at the cost of employee

It is a good place to work those who want a stress-free life. Not much office politics I have observed.People around are supportive and what's different here is that performance evaluation include how someone is helping others and building on others' ideas. Overall, this culture reduces competition and make people work as a team to large extent. Work-Life balance and employee mental wellbeing is given a decent priority as well.Compensation is decent but not very great. especially the annual hikes could be better


Good campus and facilities, compensation and benefits. work-life balance is the best


progress will be slow with a bleak learning curve. work will be boring in many teams
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ProsYou have lot of opportunities to learn and grow, Managers are very supportive. Good Work life balance. Excellent campusConsShipping takes time.


Work life balance, excellent internal tools, healthcare benefits, Supportive managers


Procedures takes time
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Cool and calm and productive work environment

- It is very fun and productive environment to be in - Colleagues are highly talented and motivated to achieve best - Management is okay but sometime you start feeling typical bossy culture. - you are lucky if you get to work with good manager


Free fruits, flexible working hours
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It was nice and fullfilling experience working in Microsoft

Microsoft had good compensation package along with comprehensive employee benefits. Workplace ambience was excellent. Workplace facilities were above industry standards.


Company transport, snacks, technical/family events, onsite food facilities
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Fun workspace

Pros: Innovative products. Good ownership of work irrespective of seniority. Good work/Life balance. Good pay/stocks. Cons: Too much politics sometimes.
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Stressful with lots and lots of bureaucracy and politics at every level. Quality of work is not so good in India. Mostly restricted to the UI development.
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Awesome Place to Work.

MS is awesome place to work. Tons of talent minds and challenging projects. I love to work here again. Good part is every day is performance day, each pear is with high caliber.
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Good place to work if you get a good team

Takes good care of employees, perks are good. Great opportunities to switch to better teams if you can crack interviews. Lots of interesting stuff happens inside.
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Very good work.

Good job, work life balance,. Good job culture. Nice Job Security/ Advertisement. Nice Management. Good Job Culture. Good job, work life balance,. Overall nice.
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Vibrant work culture & cutting edge engineering practices

One of the best places to work. The modern engineering practices are one of the best things that excite any engineer.


Pay, Work Life Balance, Limitless opportunities to grow internally


people and policitics
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Productive, helps learn new technologies.

Flexible timings, work culture is good.Lot of opportunities. direct connects with clients.Weekly Fun activities so that employees are refreshed. Enjoy the work.
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Good company

Great company but only work is not enough to grow here. you need network, visibility and other extra factors which make you grow. Also lot depends on your manager.
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Good place to work

Its a great place to work but the tech stack is old and if you are here for long then you might get stuck. Overall its a really good place to work with great management and monetary benefits


Free food, great campus, open office, worklife balance


old tech stack, less growth
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An oppurtunity utilised at the maximum extent to learn from the peers, I am more than happy with the work which i have learnt. I have utilized it many times elsewhere.
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productive and fun work place

productive and fun work place good please to work most challenging people senior management is not good workplace culture very less opportunities to work on new technologies
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Great Please to Work

It is really Great Company to work with. You can get to work at desired technology as they have lots of option across various team. you will get lots of freedom to show up your Idea.


Good Salary, Good Perks, Lot of Technology Options


Little bit Work life balance, Pressure is bit more
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Okay to Work

Big company, lots of people - and this is a problem. People are not assigned teams per their skill-set or capability. Also sometimes people are not hired in the right group or division within the company - this creates mismatch in expectations and overall job dissatisfaction.


Work benefits, chance to participate in global events, make good impact


A lot depends on the team in which one is place, hence a lot of luck factor. Not all teams are good.
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3.9 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
4.1 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.5 out of 5 stars for Job Security/Advancement
3.6 out of 5 stars for Management
4.0 out of 5 stars for Culture

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