How’s everything in Chicago? How’s working at Microsoft?

Thanks to everyone out there who’s been checking in on me! I got a lot of lovely birthday wishes around August 19th and everybody seems to want to touch base and see how the transition to Microsoft and Chicago has been going for me so far. Chicago itself is a very noisy city. Buses and…

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First Week of Work Highlights

Describe your typical workday (what tasks you have to do for your job). Nothing is “typical” yet, first of all. It’s a 40-hour work week, but definitely not a 9-5 type of job. This week I am going through New Employee Orientation and shadowing a more senior Tech Evangelist, Martin Schray, so I can get to…

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"Drinking from the fire hose"

Joining on with Microsoft is not for the weak-spirited! I had 13 emails in my new @Microsoft.com inbox before I even had a way to check them! Hi, I’m Sarah, and I am currently transitioning to a new city (to Chicago from Seattle), starting a new job (Technology Evangelist), and trying not to explode from getting sprayed…

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