Monthly Archives: November 2012

What are the best and worst things about working at Microsoft?

Microsoft was once labeled the “Evil Empire.” Not surprisingly, our readers often ask us for the good, bad and possibly ugly reality of working for one of the world’s largest technology companies. But let’s begin with a disclaimer: Every employee would add or delete something from this list. So consider this post a subjective take […]

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The Benefits of Pursuing Tech Jobs in Egypt

Being a developer isn’t easy. In today’s global environment, establishing a reputation as a top developer is close to impossible. And Egypt is not exactly considered the most tech-savvy country in the world. But that’s the beauty of it. It’s a developing country, meaning it has the resources for those who seek it and it gives people a chance […]

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Thanksgiving: Gratitude is served

With this post, we celebrate. We celebrate your continued interest in Microsoft as an amazing place to work. We celebrate your passion to use technology to change the world. And, having finished our busiest time of the year, we celebrate the dedicated efforts of our team to match amazing candidates with great-fit tech jobs. To students, interns, recruits, […]

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Geek Graduates: Ask us anything

To answer your most burning questions, Microsoft recruiters Anthony Rotoli, Drew Pryor-Miller, Kelly Eng and Kristie Bourne conducted a Reddit AMA to get the job done. In case you missed it, here’s a recap to address your questions—with a bonus: internship advice from the Windows team. Read on: What does Microsoft look for in its potential employees? The […]

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Geek Graduates: Interns help ship Windows 8

Summer interns at Microsoft make a big impact and get experience that fires up their resumes for when they go pro.  In a jam-packed summer of geekdom and summer fun, an intern can work on a product launch and see first-hand what it takes to get a much-watched new product up and running.  Read on to […]

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A Must-Read Guide to University Recruiting

Congratulations! What a wild ride. You wooed us at your university, you rocked the first-round interview and you dazzled us on the big day in Redmond. You. Got. A. Job Offer. Right on! For some of you, this is your first real job. You can’t underestimate the importance of this decision. Let’s take a closer look at some questions […]

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