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Employee Satisfaction

    • 4.1Overall compensation for your work
    • 3.8Job Security
    • 4.2Company Image
    • 4.0Career Development
    • 4.0Challenging Work
    • 4.2Company Culture
    • 3.9Internal Communication
    • 4.1Teamwork
    • 3.9Work-Life Balance
    • 3.9Support from management
    • 4.1Freedom to work independently
    • 4.2Office / Work Environment
    • 4.2Environmental Friendliness
    • 4.1Handicapped Accessibility
    • 4.3Workplace Safety
    • 4.1Inclusive / Diverse
    • 4.1Gender Equality
    • 3.9Attitude towards older colleagues

Companies are rated on kununu across 18 unique factors that fall into 4 categories. Since 2014, 497 employees and candidates rated this company with an average of 4.1 points.

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Benefits & Perks

Here are the most voted perks & benefits as confirmed by 487 employees in their reviews.

  • On-site CafeteriaOn-site Cafeteria
    58%58
  • 401(k)401(k)
    57%57
  • Employee discountsEmployee discounts
    55%55
  • ParkingParking
    55%55
  • Paid time offPaid time off
    51%51
  • Employee eventsEmployee events
    49%49
  • Life insuranceLife insurance
    49%49
  • Vision and dental healthcareVision and dental healthcare
    48%48
  • Free snacks and drinksFree snacks and drinks
    47%47
  • Health and wellness programsHealth and wellness programs
    45%45
  • Flexible working hoursFlexible working hours
    43%43
  • 401(k) Company Match401(k) Company Match
    40%40
  • Paid Parental leavePaid Parental leave
    37%37
  • Stock or equity optionsStock or equity options
    35%35
  • Flexible spending accountFlexible spending account
    30%30
  • Easy access to public transportationEasy access to public transportation
    29%29
  • Ability to work remotelyAbility to work remotely
    29%29
  • Tuition assistanceTuition assistance
    29%29
  • Desirable office locationDesirable office location
    26%26
  • Vehicle allowanceVehicle allowance
    21%21
  • Free mealsFree meals
    20%20
  • On-site fitness centerOn-site fitness center
    15%15
  • On-site daycare facilityOn-site daycare facility
    10%10
  • Pet-friendlyPet-friendly
    10%10
  • Reimbursed daycareReimbursed daycare
    10%10
  • Relocation allowanceRelocation allowance
    7%7

What employees say

Employees like

my positive experinces is leadership in the team and hiegh quality with the server functions also i have experinces with harf jop and how to finish it in a short time
My best personal experience is starting windows development programs and testing the windows products
Well where hard workers we try to meet people needs by explaining things the right way
very professioanls compnay with very profesisoanls business ethics
Treat me well. Good managers. Flexible work schedule and style
What else do employees like? Discover 371 reviews

Employees don't like

Their 'good attrition target' that stack rank employees making they compete negatively inside the same team
Strict regulations
There is no department that will be disapproved
I have heard this has changed since I worked there but, at the time, the review system was a zero sum game with winners and losers. This pitted employees at the same ladder level against each other, which doesn't really inspired good teamwork. Also, when you have people reporting to you and your manager decides that someone you think is doing well and making great progress is not doing as well as others at the same ladder level, it's hard ...
Politics and don't get rid of underperformers
What else do employees not like? Discover 326 reviews

Suggestions for improvement

7 Ways to Improve Employee Satisfaction: Give Employees More Control ... For instance, employers could offer alternative work schedules such as ... This not only gives employees control over their work environments, but it can ease ... Employees will be able to create a place they enjoy working in rather .Imagine working at Ohara before you get there. Explore the company profile and learn everything from culture to benefits. ... This company does not ... Please include any suggestions or ...
i think we can improve it to make it wide more in the world and offer more technology
Treat people with respect and consideration, observe diversity
As an employee in human resources and recruiting, it would be better if the hiring managers actually had to follow the rules, laws, and processes that are employed in HR. There is a lot of "going around the rules" because a hiring manager wants a particular person Or a short-cut process and that limits other people (internal & external) from being considered for jobs. Sometimes, I wondered how I even got hired at the company at all. Microsoft wants new ...
More opinions benefits more improvment more employees Hired
What else do employees suggest to improve? Discover 471 reviews

Best and worst factors

Best rated: Workplace Safety

4.3

The best rated factor of Microsoft is Workplace Safety with 4.3 points (based on 34 reviews).


Making sure things are in order and clean
5
. to share their safety suggestions and concerns with us in order to ensure a .... accident investigation procedures that help prevent similar accident ... We are committed to maintaining a safe working environment and to ..... sturdy boots or shoes, etc.
5
Lots of training and Facilities is always working on something. Fire drills, team captains, requiring everyone to swipe their badges to enter/no tag-alongs, and Security is always on site walking and watching.
5
the job is common sense, training is usually provided by google search
4
We put safety first at all times
5
What else do employees say about Workplace Safety? Discover 34 reviews

Worst rated: Job Security

3.8

The worst rated factor of Microsoft is Job Security with 3.8 points (based on 36 reviews).


Everyone's position is stable and always there if you come to work
5
Cause I'm a role model of the company
5
My position is not likely to be outsourced.
5
There's no way to make any job stable, but we can still do ... Just erase it from your mind completely because there is no such thing as stable employment. ... If you think that sharing your weekly "Case of the Mondays" post or ..
5
Microsoft worked harder than any other of my 10+ employers to avoid lay-offs. There were always re-orgs, though, and outsourcing, college hire programs, visa hires, etc. It's competitive and you must stay relevant.
3
What else do employees say about Job Security? Discover 36 reviews

Career Development

Career Development rating

4.0

Career Development is rated with an average of 4.0 points (based on 33 reviews).


There is potential to grow from any department
5
Microsoft offers lots of free seminars to employees and, if you're willing to become who they want you to be, you can advance in your career.
4
Administrative staff tops out quickly, isn't paid enough to live close to work and has no bridge to other career tracks
2
The company provides many oppertunities to grow within the company.
5
My career training is good
4
What else do employees say about Career Development? Discover 33 reviews

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