Highlights from Boston recruiting

The past couple of days have been busy with a round of presentations and discussions at MIT, Sloan business school, and Harvard College. I know folks are always super busy so I appreciate the time everyone took out of their busy schedules to meet on campus. I always find the opportunity to meet and talk…

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This week — visits to a couple of Boston area colleges

I will be visiting both Harvard and MIT this coming week.  I look forward to meeting any students with a passion for software interested in working at Microsoft full time. MIT Wednesday Oct 19 @ Building 34, Room 101, Reception at 4:45pm, presentation at 5:00 Harvard Thursday Oct 20 @ Maxwell Dworkin G115, Reception at 6:15 pm,…

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Where should I work? Global development of Microsoft Office.

“Are you able to shed any light on how much software development takes places outside of the US? Or indeed, what happens at which Microsoft sites around the world? Why would a new grad come to Seattle to work for Microsoft when he can work for Google in Mountain View, New York City or Zurich?”…

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Yesterday’s memories may sparkle and gleam, tomorrow is still but a dream.

This year just like every year, I am very involved in recruiting students from college campuses to work on our product development teams.  I’ve been active in recruiting since I arrived on campus at Microsoft—I think I probably still hold some sort of record for the most interview lunches in a given recruiting season.  Every…

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Bureaucracy. Threat or menace? Either, both, or neither? Or it depends!

bu·reauc·ra·cy  a. Management or administration marked by hierarchical authority among numerous offices and by fixed proceduresb. The administrative structure of a large or complex organization   I was able to spend the day today with students at Harvard Business School.  I was fortunate enough to meet a number of second year students and was invited…

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