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  • "They provide great benefits and you get a lot of exposure if interested in full time corporate role(in 4824 reviews)
  • "Work/Life balance is good and entirely up to you make it what you want it to be(in 3469 reviews)
  • "Some really great people working in the Inside sales teams and the building is fantastic.(in 3430 reviews)
  • "Great culture and very rewarding(in 2093 reviews)
  • "The Good pay and bonus and they're always finding ways to give money to employees.(in 1380 reviews)
  • "Bad managers abound and there is not much remedy for that except for leaving the job.(in 1168 reviews)
  • "life balance in hardware due to frequent unplanned work travel and evening calls; bloated meetings; some poor management(in 898 reviews)
  • "Long hours you have to wait till the last customer leave it’s energy consuming some of the customers are unrespectful(in 388 reviews)
  • "Too much politics and exchange of favors rather then meritocracy seriously affect the possibilities to grow and develop inside the company.(in 261 reviews)
  • "Bad middle management(in 216 reviews)
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    1. 5.0
      20 Sept 2023
      Transformation Lead
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      Great pay, benefits, great talented employees


      Giant, could be slow to changes

      1. 5.0
        9 Sept 2023
        PhD Student
        Former Employee
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        Finished a milestone project research.


        No bad comments and lllalala

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      According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Microsoft employees rate their compensation and benefits as 4.1 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Microsoft. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

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