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Microsoft Outlook Employee Reviews

What makes you most happy at work?

Everything, this mean benefits, leadership, teamwork, etc

Review from IT Dept · Posted 11 days ago

Making my team feel heard, energized, supported.

Posted 16 days ago

Professional and learning opportunities, growth mindset

Review from IT Dept · Posted 18 days ago

Exciting challenges and great team!

Posted 21 days ago

Learning and recognition for my work

Posted 23 days ago

Hybrid work environment is really nice.

Review from Engineering Dept · Posted a month ago

Feeling belonged and that I see a lot of opportunies ahead

Review from Sales Dept

The people i work with

Learning new tech and building demos

The people I work with and culture of the company.

Delivering large and complex technical problems

My team and the projects we work on

Being able to grow and help others grow

Review from Customer Support Dept

I work for a large org that alot of people interact with on a daily basis

The environment and people I get to work with.

The chance to work for a company highly committed with our planet.

Review from Customer Success Dept

To learn and grow so that I can contribute to the success of my customers

I feel like I am playing in the best soccer team in the world

Knowing I can be my true self in an inclusive environment that made me feel like I belong from day 1

Review from Customer Success Dept

Knowing what I have to do without jumping through hoops.

What's going wrong and how can it be improved?

We are viewed as a Vendor. Not treated like partners and I guess there is enough of a stain left by previous leadership to warrant caution

Posted 20 days ago

Change is not possible because change is irrelevant. Any instance of so called changed would only be window dressing.

Review from Customer Support Dept

Too much to convey is the medium.

The company doesn't care about employees or customer satisfaction.

Review from Marketing Dept

Bad managers and no care about people

Review from Customer Success Dept

Challenges and Hiring Process really needs improvement.

Review from IT Dept

Leadership, team mate, msft needs to set the bar high so we can work for and with our equivalent

Review from Engineering Dept

Technical debt, slow-moving, engineering-first culture.

Review from Design Dept

I just wish I could get paid more, I like the job but the money issues takes the fun away

Review from IT Dept

It’s too far and can be improved by me not being lazy

Review from Marketing Dept

people don't work together because of the HR led rewards program

Review from IT Dept

I mean... Its just a job, really. Nothing wrong with it nothing too exciting

Review from Marketing Dept

Diversity in upper management and lower management.

Review from Design Dept

I feel like we are trapped to a certain degree in the way we used to things instead of adapting. I also feel like we do not invest in our people enough which often results in us losing our really good employees to the competition because they have either been poached or have been overlooked

Review from Customer Support Dept

When a company relies as much on contractors as Microsoft does, they weaken themselves.

Review from Product Dept

Being more consistent with our team

Review from Design Dept

Mid-level staff carry the bulk of the work with limited support from their management.

It is frustrating how people at this company are more worried to "project themselves" than helping the customers, at least in Support

Review from Customer Support Dept

The store I work in is a hostile work environment. I don't believe this is how Microsoft wants it to be, but my particular store is.

Review from Sales Dept

It's far too negative

Review from Operations Dept

What do you like best about your company?

The empowerment to do what needs doing.

Company invented modern computing. Offers leading AI and business management applications.

Review from Sales Dept

The culture, the compensation and the benefits.

Review from Sales Dept

I like working with 3D animations

Review from Design Dept

Vision for Organization and Team Culture

Review from Product Dept

That its products and services touch almost every person on the planet

Review from Customer Support Dept

benefits and opportunities to learn/challenge yourself

pay and benefits are great. resources for learning are good.

Review from Engineering Dept

Overall strategy and direction of the company under Satya Nadella.

Review from Sales Dept

Most of the benefits, the culture, and work-life balance.

Review from Admin Dept

the team

Review from Design Dept

collaboration and open

Review from Marketing Dept

flexible schedule

Review from Design Dept

Collaboration with top experts in my field, and work/life balance.

Review from Engineering Dept

innovation

Small and dynamic

Review from Sales Dept

Benefits

Review from Engineering Dept

Flexible. Good pay.

Review from Design Dept

Peers

Review from Engineering Dept

People

Review from Engineering Dept

What would you most like to see improved at your company?

Hmm, this is difficult to answer. Teleportation instead of elevators and highway commuting.

Company is one of largest philanthropic organizations on the planet! Keep doing what you're doing!

Review from Sales Dept

more focus on quality over speed & clear vision from PMGs.

Review from Marketing Dept

I would like to get to work a little later

Review from Design Dept

More immersed with customers and customers wants/need

Review from Product Dept

More days giving back to our local community.

Review from Customer Support Dept

More appropriate pay for field sales/services roles

Field Sales & Services Orgs are in disarray and misaligned with corp.

Review from Sales Dept

Bonus and stock option plan for admins.

Review from Admin Dept

career opportunities

Review from Design Dept

red tape and customer obsession

Review from Marketing Dept

less focus on diversity

Review from Design Dept

Stabilization of organizational changes due to market changes.

Review from Engineering Dept

work pressure

Invest more in tools and resources

Review from Sales Dept

Less focus on LGBTQ...., Less political involvement in social issues.

Review from Engineering Dept

Management heavy so lean it out.

Review from Design Dept

Work life balance

Review from Product Dept

Respect

Review from Engineering Dept

Management quality

Review from Engineering Dept

Review Sentiment at Microsoft

80
80%
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About Microsoft's Outlook

A-
79/100

Where This Score Ranks Microsoft's Outlook

TOP
15%

In the Top 15% of 1225 similar size companies on Comparably

TOP
35%

In the Top 35% of 116 companies in Seattle

3rd

3rd place versus 5 competitors rated on Comparably

Microsoft's Outlook is scored an A- by 6665 employee ratings based upon answers to questions such as “How confident are you about the future success of your company?” Microsoft's Outlook score helps to boost their overall culture score, due partly to the fact that the Customer Success department’s positive scores help Outlook to be one of Microsoft's stronger culture attributes. Use the filters below to understand Microsoft employee perspectives by Department, Gender, Ethnicity, and Experience. Last updated today ago.

Rate Outlook the Highest

  • Department - Customer Success
    +11%
  • Department - Communications
    +6%
  • Department - HR
    +6%

Rate Outlook the Lowest

  • Department - Operations
    -5%
  • Tenure - 1 to 2 Years
    -5%
  • Tenure - Over 10 Years
    -5%

How Microsoft's Outlook Score is Calculated

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How confident are you about the future success of your company?
Fantastic
26%
Good
51%
Neutral
17%
Bad
4%
Terrible
2%
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