Microsoft Struggles to Improve Worker Morale
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| "Compensation: Dismal. NO mention of raising a COLA bar or of increasing
| our 65th percentile. This has got to be hard on recruiting. We are just
| NOT competitive in base pay," wrote an anonymous commenter on
| Mini-Microsoft, a blog that has become a public forum for Microsoft
| employee grievances, in reference to arguments that Microsoft's base
| pay is rumored to fall at 65 percent of the market's value.