Women employees at Microsoft on their work-life balance, and whether Microsoft offers remote-jobs, part-time jobs or is a flexible place to work.

How Flexible Do Employees Think Microsoft Is? (on a scale of 1-5?)
Company Average Industry Average
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How Work-Life Supportive Is Microsoft?
Work-Life Friendly Attributes Company Average Industry Average
Hours: % of women who say Microsoft has work-life friendly hours 56% 68%
Policies: % of Women Who Say Microsoft has work-life friendly policies 61% 50%
Culture: % of Women Who Say Microsoft has work-life friendly culture 43% 58%
Work-Life Balance: % Women Who Say Better Work Life Balance Would Help Retain Them 9% 14%
    • Work-life friendly Attributes:

      Hours: % of women who say Microsoft has work-life friendly hours

    • Company Average: 56%
    • Industry Average: 68%
    • Work-life friendly Attributes:

      Policies: % of Women Who Say Microsoft has work-life friendly policies

    • Company Average: 61%
    • Industry Average: 50%
    • Work-life friendly Attributes:

      Culture: % of Women Who Say Microsoft has work-life friendly culture

    • Company Average: 43%
    • Industry Average: 58%
    • Work-life friendly Attributes:

      Work-Life Balance: % Women Who Say Better Work Life Balance Would Help Retain Them

    • Company Average: 9%
    • Industry Average: 14%
Does Microsoft Have Good Work-Life Balance and Flexibility?
  • "The hours are flexible but the workload can be heavy so you're still squeezing in the 50 hours of work, but you can decide if you do it at 10am or midnight." - Anonymous Software Engineer
  • "Microsoft is generally flexible with work hours or arrangements, however needs to include remote opportunities as an accepted part of the culture." - anon4055
  • "most employees are afraid to request flexible hours even tho most have the option. not want to appear not doing their part. only employees who have their boundaries due to experience are comfortable with flexible hours and work from home schedule." - girlbos
  • "There is flexibility for working from home, but the hours are very long." - lwaniuk
  • "I think that this company caters to younger people. It's great that they have generous parental leave policies, but that doesn't help an older worker who is more likely constrained by caregiver duties." - Overqualified
Does Microsoft Offer Flexible, Remote and Part-Time Jobs?
  • Work from Home Jobs

    100%
    Available
    • Telecommuting based on employee and business needs.
  • Flexible Jobs

    100%
    Available
    • Work flexibility
  • Part-Time Jobs

    100%
    Available
    • On occasion, we do have part-time positions available which range anywhere from 15 to 39 hours per week.
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