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great place to work
MARKETING AND SOCIAL MEDIA EXECUTIVE (Former Employee) –  London, Greater London16 March 2018
I was the social media marketing assistant for a small team in London, overseeing the communications for an accelerator.

I thoroughly enjoyed my experience there.
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High stress environment with poor work culture.
Attorney (Former Employee) –  Africa16 February 2018
My review relates to Microsoft in the Middle East and Africa. Very poor work culture, not much room for advancement. Company cares only about the bottom line and staff turnover is high. Management can be verbally abusive and benefits are nothing like you get in Europe or America.
Pros
Free lunches
Cons
High stress
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Productive and Fun Workplace
Games Tester (Former Employee) –  Reading3 February 2018
Extremely fun workplace, great atmosphere and extremely relaxed.
Learned a lot about the basics of game testing and quality control.
The hardest part of the job was choosing what to eat in the cafeteria!
The most enjoyable part of the experience was working with great people in a relaxed place.
Pros
Free snacks
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it wasent the best
student partner (Former Employee) –  gaza2 February 2018
the only thing i hated about it was the fact that they expected us to rais the funds to keep it going, even tho they had the budget, it was all wasted on snacks, really.
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Great Place to Work
Partner Development Manager (Current Employee) –  Reading, Berkshire28 January 2018
Microsoft is a great place to work and has great development opportunities, while its has a solid program for FTE staff, staff based on contract are less able to move between roles and retain their current one.
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good balance of work and life
Software Engineer (Current Employee) –  Bristol, Bristol11 December 2017
good work environment, close and nice relation with colleagues, plenty of extra-curriculum activities, nice and friendly leaders, smart and nice geeks around
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Fun
Catering Assistant (Former Employee) –  Reading, Berkshire5 December 2017
Done it for work expeirence when I was at school really enjoyed it met quite a few nice people and the people what come in for food was really polite aswell
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First experience in sales
Corporate Sales Manager (Former Employee) –  Белгородская область5 November 2017
Negotiation with clients, sales corporate produces - typical day at work.
Gave me a good overview of b2b.
Good team and management but unfortunately salary might be higher
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Good employer with constant changes
HR Operations Advisor (Former Employee) –  Reading, Berkshire16 October 2017
One of the best brand employer to work for. I had best time there with good benefits and working culture. However, many organization changes which are to be expected.
Pros
Great benefits
Cons
Organisation changes
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short experience
Sales Assistant and Customer Service (Former Employee) –  Provincia di Lecco, Lombardia16 September 2017
not many possibilities to grow up and develop your knowledge.
Not possibilities to balance your work with your personal life.
you can learn a lot because it is a small company.
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A great place to coast along
Marketing Manager (Former Employee) –  Reading, Berkshire14 September 2017
Great place to work if you want to be part of a 1980s institution. Nice people who have been doing the same jobs for 10 years and all secretly want to work for Apple.
Pros
Great canteen
Cons
1980s technology
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Good, Bad, Sometimes Ugly
Reverse Supply Chain Network, Europe (Former Employee) –  London11 September 2017
The Good
Working for a strategic programme or team, you will find excellent cooperation with team members, professional colleagues, good tools for the job, and good renumeration and benefits.
The Bad
The fierce competition at senior manager level escalates down through the organization, and can show itself in competition between organizations to take credit for acheivements, and to push responibility for delivering on promises to other teams.
When it Gets Ugly
Company strategy can change quickly so that a strategic initiative can move out of focus. At this point, there will be little hesitation before "right-sizing" the organization to new priorities.
Pros
Professional colleagues, pleasant working environment
Cons
Senior management politics
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Great work life balance
Sales and Marketing (Current Employee) –  Europe7 September 2017
Workplace culture is good and the best is the work life balance. You will get plenty of experience and be exposed to a lot of functions as well as your own job. Be prepared to network!!!!!!
Pros
Work Life Balance, travel
Cons
Results driven
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Innovative, forward thinking company
Partner Recruit Exec (Former Employee) –  Reading6 September 2017
Fun working environment, work hard, play hard, flexible approach to work (work from home, not standard 9 - 5), high calibre work colleagues, strong learning/development ethos, innovative, vibrant environment. Diverse leadership
Pros
learning opportunities, thought leadership, excellent campus, flexible work environment
Cons
long commute, contract basis
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very nice place and staff
wearhouse operative (Former Employee) –  Daventry15 August 2017
start day from signing in then all people go take scanners then managers say whole goal for that day says all news takes about 10-15 min then all people swipe for task and go to directed area to work :)
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Graduate leadership program
Customer and Partner Experience Manage (Current Employee) –  Reading, Berkshire4 August 2017
Graduate leadership program is not organized and structured well enough. There is no protection from being redundant. HR is not helpful. Sometimes decisions take forever to be implemented. On a positive side, there are a lot of bright people and you can always find people willing to help/advise you.
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Great company
Delivery and Readiness Manager (Current Employee) –  Reading, Berkshire18 July 2017
I have grown personally and professionally thanks to the company culture. I have been given great opportunities to learn and help others learn. I would recommend it as a great place to work.
Pros
Great benefits
Cons
Some inadequate people managers
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Excellent work\life balance
Supply Chain (Current Employee) –  Reading, Berkshire13 July 2017
Great place to work with exposure to working in a global community, due to the sheer size of the company it can be challenging to be impactful and raise your profile in the company however it is still exciting place to work as the company pushes forward quick with new products.
Pros
Salary and benefits
Cons
Lack of empowerment to drive your role
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its all about profits
Executive Briefing Centre Manager (Former Employee) –  Paddington, Greater London6 July 2017
Great place to work if you're their permanent employee (blue badge holder), contractors do not reap the benefits as permanent staff. This company loves to restructure often so job certainty is not the best here (even if you're permanent).
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great experience
Azure Cloud Network Engineer (Former Employee) –  Reading, Berkshire29 June 2017
learned a lot about azure cloud
team members were great and friendly willing to help all the time
knowledge sharing was very good
every day meetings allowing the team members to share their skills and discussing case scenario
Pros
great place to work and learn
Cons
none
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