Microsoft is one of only thirteen companies to be included on Fortune Magazine's
annual list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For every year since the list began
Our 90,000 employees drive our business, and we have a responsibility to create
a respectful and rewarding work environment for them. The health, well-being, satisfaction,
and diversity of our employees differentiate Microsoft and help us succeed. We invest
in employee training and career development and provide incentives to support employee
engagement in their communities. We also provide resources to support work-life
balance, including generous maternity and parental leave allowances and technology
tools to foster flexible work arrangements such as telecommuting.
In FY2011 women comprised 24 percent of the Microsoft workforce. In the U.S., minorities
comprised 35 percent of the workforce.
Each year, Microsoft conducts a satisfaction survey among all employees to help
us better understand their experiences. About 90 percent of employees responded
to our FY11 survey. Among the findings:
- 83 percent of employees would recommend Microsoft as a great place to work.
- 92 percent feel they are treated with respect and dignity by their managers.
- 91 percent feel Microsoft is a good corporate citizen in their communities and around
These results are well above the median benchmark for peer companies.
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