Posted on here a few weeks back about having interviews with Facebook, stripe, Microsoft, Lyft etc. As of today I’ve been rejected by all of them! Makes almost 20 rejections in the past year. Still cr… more

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Microsoft Teams is driving me crazy. I feel like I’m always at work. Yesterday I was at a family bbq and I was constantly getting pinged. Every time I get a message notification I feel like I’m about … more

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I know the forum hates Deloitte but does Deloitte have good exit ops? I’m interested in doing strategy work and struck out on mbb. I studied engineering in college and received an offer from Microsoft… more

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I work at EY cyber and I’m a staff 2 Just got two awesome offers: one from Microsoft that pays REALLY well, here. And I also got an offer to transfer to Europe with EY and I would be promoted to senio… more

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Currently making 230k TC as an Applied Scientist at Microsoft. I have ~3.5 yoe and 26 y/o. How does this fare against MBB. See a lot of folks clearing 350-400k here with couple of years of work ex. … more

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When it rains, it pours🌧🌧. Facebook, Microsoft and Amazon all want to interview me next week. Five 45 minutes interviews meaning I need 3 days. What do I tell my client to be off for 3 days??

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Microsoft offer as a Data Scientist with 6YOE: $180k base $80k stock $25k sign on bonus $20k to $60k annual bonus Does that look fair? Coming over from consulting with a $170k TC so the big numbers i… more

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How do you guys stay organised at work? Do you write down to-dos and notes on paper? Use some kind of tool (like Microsoft notes) or email yourself? I always end up switching between all 3 methods and… more

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Why isn't Microsoft considered a FAANG-level company?

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About to switch companies where I went from using excel and all Microsoft products to a Google based company. Any advice for using Google sheets and getting accustomed to that after being an excel use… more

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Microsoft Teams should have a “cooldown” feature, when someone splits a single sentence into 7 separate messages, they get a message “sorry, you’re doing that too much. please try again in one minute”… more

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Any suggestions on a personal laptop? Deciding between MacBook Air or maybe something like a Microsoft surface. I just want something to store personal items, surf the web, etc. I haven’t used a MacBo… more

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Can only pick one. Who would you put your money on for next 5-10 years? Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Nvidia, Google, Microsoft, Tesla.

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Currently a senior consultant at B4 in LCOL city making $105K. Received offer at Microsoft in Bay Area for $130K base, $100K equity and 10% bonus for an associate role. Everything about the role is gr… more

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Received offer from Microsoft. Signing bonus has 12 month clawback. Has anyone ever negotiated a clawback which is prorated based on months served? Thank you.

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Why is Microsoft not included in FAANG? Different comp structure? Different culture?

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Kind of surprised at the adoration for Google in this bowl as opposed to Apple, Microsoft, or Amazon. Apple is actually a consumer company and is bigger than Google and Microsoft/Amazon do B2B better.… more

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What does a program manager do? Some say it’s a glorified secretary but that’s coming from an engineer so may be biased. I understand program manager at Microsoft acts more like a product manager vs. … more

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Would someone at McKinsey like to refer me? I want to apply to apply for a Digital Assosciate. I gotchu for Microsoft if you’d like. McKinsey & Company

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Why isn’t Microsoft included in FAANG? I feel like it should be in over Netflix, but FAAMG just doesn’t sound as cool.

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I've developed an AR tool that allows eye contact over Zoom/Teams/Meet, which according to the studies I've read vastly improves perception of your competence, confidence, empathy, and even at… more

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Microsoft Teams. Why?

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I recently joined Microsoft and the 401k investments options through Fidelity are a bit limited. I am 31 and may be in a lower tax bracket than today's (24%) in the future. Which funds would be more beneficial? VFFSX? LIVIX?

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How to set Microsoft teams to always show available so I can sleep

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Debating getting a certificate in either AWS, Azure, or GCP. Which one should I choose and why? - AWS is the market leader - Microsoft is a trash factory, but apparently used by 80% of F500 companie… more

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How strict is Microsoft on years of experience? Role says 10+ years in product management but I have 7+ years in consulting, 5 of which serving in product management roles

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Is it a normal vaccine side affect that I feel like I suddenly want to buy all kinds of Microsoft products?

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A cool total compensation tracker I found online. Truetc.io/demo Has anyone else used this? It’s takes a bit… more

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Dell XPS 13 or Microsoft Surface Laptop 4? Getting this for B school

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What does your firm do for you if you complete a technical certification. Say for AWS, GCP, or Microsoft? Do you get reimbursed? A Bonus? How much? Does it differ based on the difficulty of the cert?… more

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Got an offer from Microsoft. 160 fixed, one time Joining bonus 15K cash + 75K stocks (vesting over 4 years), annual bonus - 30% cash (max) + 30% stocks (max). Looking for pointers to bring up in offer… more

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Why is it FAANG and not FAAMG? M for Microsoft? Is Netflix really move powerful/clout than Microsoft

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What do people use for to-dos besides a planner? I have never successfully used a daily planner or calendar in my prior career as a teacher or now as an attorney. My days have too many interruptions a… more

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Need help with offer analysis and strategy: 1. Small size company 165k. 4 day work week Friday self learning day. 3% 401k match and Employee stock option. 2. Medium to large size compan185k,8% 401k m… more

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I have odd criteria for an exit opp: Anyone know how to find which companies don’t use any Microsoft products? Never using Microsoft products again would make me very happy. Obv Google, what else?

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My friend in tech sales recently told me that without prior sales experience you can make close to $160k-$180k starting out depending on the level you come in at. After that at a company like AWS, Mic… more

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Any tips on how to get an interview for tech companies like Microsoft, Amazon or Facebook? I tried to apply online and have been ghosted.

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