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Anyone want to share more about the Microsoft memo that went out today? Curious to hear more and how it impacted you as a current employee.

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Double merit budget. So potentially if you were in line for a 3% merit wage increase, you could be getting 6 instead. And more stock. Nothing earth shattering

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I'm about to start there in less than two weeks. Is this something that can be shared?

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I have little stock so basically peanuts to me.

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I didnt see that part

It was pretty vague. I imagine details will be shared at the department level.

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It’s why Microsoft is my dream company, I just need a year or so and I’ll be competitive enough for them

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Oh, I didn't specify that I got the job. I hope you get your dream job, too!

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Curious if this will include business admins as well. Thanks for asking this! A big topic for sure

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