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Redmond, WA (US)
10000+ employees
1975
Company - Public (MSFT)
Computer Hardware & Software
$10+ billion (SGD) per year
Competitors

Google, Amazon, Apple

Our drive to change the world unites us!

Microsoft is the ideal place for people who have passion for their work and the desire to make an impact—in their careers, in the community and on the world. Microsoft is a unique company; and not just ... Read more

Mission: Come to Microsoft to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.


Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2020 (#5)

Microsoft Reviews

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    • Senior Management
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    Positive Outlook
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    I worked at Microsoft part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very good at people management

    Cons

    Everything controlled from head office

    Advice to Management

    Good job

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Microsoft Photos

Microsoft photo of: Bellevue Bravern Entrance
Microsoft photo of: Our software development centers are located all over the world, including Canada, China, Denmark, Egypt, Germany, India, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Switzerland, the U.K., and the U.S.
Microsoft photo of: Connector and Shuttles
Microsoft photo of: Redmond brainstorm
Microsoft photo of: Dine and shop on campus, and discover some 4,000 works of art from our permanent collection.
Microsoft photo of: Redmond corridor meeting
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Microsoft Interviews

Experience

Experience
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Getting an Interview

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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Microsoft in July 2020.

    Interview

    Challenging yet the interviewers does not make you feel nervous but rather comfortable about it. Prepare for technical and scenario based questions, do not be nervous, and try to answer the question to your best logically even if you face difficulty.

    Interview Questions

    • Technical and scenario based questions.   1 Answer
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Company Updates

  • Meet the man behind Bing Predicts and see how machine learning is forecasting the future: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIMWe

    How machine learning forecasts the future for careers at Bing - JobsBlog: Life at Microsoft

    At first, it sounded like a disaster. Walter Sun, whose job was to make sure Bing gave users the most up-to-the-minute information about current events, was seeing a big spike in the number of people searching for facts about some type of plane incident on the Hudson River.

  • Microsoft’s designers approach their products from their own unique angles. Learn how designers from across the company get to revolutionize the user experience. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIWkn

    Meet four people who are designing the future of Microsoft

    Behind the idea for any new piece of technology is a question: How do designers at the front end translate hunks of metal, plastic, wires, pixels and bits into a new human experience?

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Microsoft Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2012
  • 100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2013
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