Get the inside buzz from graduates at Microsoft

8.9 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 22 ratings in 2016)
"Fun, creative and inclusive."
Culture
9.4 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
9.1 / 10
 
Hours
8.9 / 10
 
Salary
9.2 / 10
 
 
Diversity
9.5 / 10
 
 
Training
8.5 / 10
 

Pros

  • Many travel opportunities are available during training.
  • The benefits package and perks are extensive and varied.
  • The culture is very collaborative and graduates feel supported.
  • The office is high tech has a lot of facilities available to employees.

Cons

  • The size of the company means that it’s easy to get lost in the crowd.
  • Graduates are given a lot of responsibility, which can be overwhelming to some.
  • There’s not always a lot of notice given before people are required to travel.
  • Even though there’s flexibility, the workload can lead to long hours.

What insiders say about...

"Be yourself and ensure that you think before answering the questions; there often..."

"Very satisfied, promotion of the importance of maintaining a good work/life bala..."

"It's a huge campus with free drinks and coffee machines (or you can buy coffee from..."

"The hours can be long but they are flexible. This means that you can work extra hours..."

"Feel that the salary was standard for the year especially because of the amount of..."

"All travel expenses are paid for. You also get free soft drinks all day (cans of..."

"It was a challenging selection process."

"I was asked some questions about what I would do in certain situations as well as..."

"We are environmentally conscious."

"We have separate mentors and managers who have been supportive. We've also had many..."

"It's still less than 50% women but we have a strong presence. It's also mostly white..."

"It can be difficult to move out of your MACH role through the levels systems but,..."

"I manage customer accounts to optimise and transform their business and processe..."

"The travel involved in the training process. I went to four countries in three m..."

"Sometimes workloads can be heavy and I end up having to work longer than planned..."

"The postcode for the building is RG6 1WG, which stands for William Gates, founder..."

"Varied and exciting."

"I have always wanted to work for a large multinational company and Microsoft was..."

"There's a lot of investment in employees. Some of the training can be more technical..."

"Depending on where you are placed in the company, you may have a few extra weeks..."

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