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8.9 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 22 ratings in 2016)
"Innovative, agile, caring."
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...

"Understand the industry that Microsoft operates within. Show a willingness to both..."

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"Good space and great facilities. The dress code is very relaxed."

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"The salary and benefits are above what you would expect at this level."

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

"It was a challenging selection process."

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"We are environmentally conscious."

"In my experience, I have found that managers are always on hand to support. My manager..."

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

"It's up to you as an individual and the network you create for yourself."

"My work varies – every single day is different. Most of the time I'm speaking to..."

"Flexible working options including working from home. We also have the opportunity..."

"As a big corporation, you can get lost in the multitude of processes and roles."

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"Trustworthy, inclusive, enabling and fun."

"I carried out an internship here so knew that I loved it. Even before that they were..."

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"Offer the opportunity for a rotation – maybe a swap with another graduate in a..."

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