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Microsoft Company Culture

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Microsoft employees generally work 9.2 hrs a day
Work Hours
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Employees at Microsoft report the work pace is comfortably fast
Work Pace
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On a typical day, employees at Microsoft have 2 meetings
Meetings
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85% of Microsoft employees look forward to interacting with their team every day
Coworkers
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Microsoft employees most often take 20-30 paid vacation and sick days each year
Perks & Benefits
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73% of Microsoft employees report they are happy with their work life balance
Work Life Balance
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Microsoft employees typically get valuable feedback on how to improve at work Once a quarter
Feedback
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84% of Microsoft employees call their work environment positive
Environment

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Candidates By Department

All Industries
26%
Engineering
17%
Sales
9%
IT
8%
Product
7%
Other
33%

Candidates By Location

San Francisco
8%
Seattle
8%
New York City
6%
Los Angeles
4%
Chicago
3%
Other
72%

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What should I wear for an interview at Microsoft?

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  • Depends on the position I guess...I personally feel that anyone who wears less than a suit to an interview is not making the best...

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How does Microsoft make decisions around promotions?

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  • It is a mixture of lobbying and personal relationships. During review cycle a manager will put forth recommendation, his peers and his...

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How's the vacation policy at Microsoft?

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  • Great vacation policy at Microsoft. Three weeks during your first six years, starting day one. Plus two floating holidays. At six, you get...

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Does Microsoft have any remote positions?

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  • For engineering, not really, but they can be created on a case by case basis. e.g. a strong performer on the team wants to remain, but his...

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If you could make changes, how would you improve the culture at Microsoft?

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  • Less infighting, more collaboration. Less about promotion, more about delivering products. Less about review process, more about...

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What part of Microsoft's business is growing fastest? What part is having difficulties?

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  • Microsoft's cloud services are demonstrating a crazy rate of growth. Some older services are having issues but Skype is probably having the...

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Gender Score How positively women rate their overall experience at Microsoft

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Microsoft currently ranks in the Top 15% of similarly sized companies on Comparably

Diversity Score How positively minorities rate their overall experience at Microsoft

top 15% Diversity

Microsoft currently ranks in the Top 15% of similarly sized companies on Comparably

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55%Promoters
27%Passives
18%Detractors

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Mission, Vision, & Values

Our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.

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Microsoft Culture At a Glance

3255 employees at Microsoft have reviewed Microsoft across various culture dimensions, providing their opinions on items ranging from executive ratings to the pace at work. The latest review was today.

Overall, the 3255 Microsoft employees give their leadership a grade of A, or Top 10% of similar size companies on Comparably. This includes specific ratings of their executive team, CEO, and manager.

Employees at Microsoft are pleased with their total compensation at Microsoft, which includes a combination of pay, stock and equity, and benefits.

Overall, employees at Microsoft are pleased with their team. 3255 Participants grade the quality of their coworkers a B+. The majority believe the meetings at Microsoft are effective, and the majority look forward to interacting with their coworkers.

The majority of employees at Microsoft believe the environment at Microsoft is positive. Most Participants believe the pace of work at Microsoft is comfortably fast. About 55% of the employees at Microsoft work 8 hours or less, while 7% of them have an extremely long day - longer than twelve hours.

Overall, the employees at Microsoft are happy, based on their aggregated ratings of future outlook, customer perception, and their excitement going to work.

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Microsoft vs Competitors

  1. 1st
    Salesforce
    80 / 100
  2. 2nd
    Google
    79 / 100
  3. 3rd
    Microsoft
    76 / 100
  4. 4th
    Apple
    73 / 100
  5. 5th
    Yahoo
    71 / 100
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Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Health Insurance
Paid Time Off
PTO / Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Maternity / Paternity Leave
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