Why Should You Talk to a Recruiter, You Ask? I’ll Tell You – by Andrea LaCoy

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I think that everyone would agree with the statement that we live in a world that is ever changing and always evolving. The standard way of doing things in the past are being replaced with the better, faster, more efficient versions and this can been seen in almost everything we do. Making a career change is no exception. Gone are the days of reading the ‘Want Ads’ in the newspaper,…

Management Excellence – by Eugenia Sawa

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As we head into the NBA Finals, my mind turns to Erik Spoelstra and the unique situation he is in.  With the finals starting tonight, I think about how Erik Spoelstra’s role as head coach of the Miami Heat, a team of very strong individual players each with their own strengths translates to the world of high technology and people management. Understand your players – Understand your team – how…

Microsoft Advertising’s innovative culture holds the key to defining the future of consumer ads

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    One question I am frequently asked by candidates is “what defines the culture at Microsoft Advertising and the Online Services Division?” A few words that come to mind when describing our work environment and culture are: innovation, creativity and passion. One great example of keeping the spirit of innovation alive is the “Creativity @ Microsoft Advertising” initiative that Microsoft Advertising recently kicked off. This initiative is to support…

How Microsoft is empowering women to change the face of technology

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Women in technology is a hot topic in the news today. As a Staffing professional for Microsoft, and leader of the Seattle Girl Geek Community, I am always eager to read about what educators and companies are doing to encourage and promote women in science related jobs. While major strides have been made in advocating women in science, unfortunately we still face a decline in women pursuing STEM (science, technology,…

Meet Sudhakar – Ad Platform Relevance and Revenue Test Manager

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  Sudhakar has been with Microsoft for 12 years and has been with Ad platform team for about 2 years. He has spent all his career in Microsoft in large scale online services. He is currently working in the Relevance and Ranking team shipping algorithms to help improve revenue, and manages a team of about 40 people at this time. Working in the AdCenter test team is a great challenge. …

Meet Monte, Principal Test Manager In Ads Test

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Working in the AdCenter test team is a great challenge. You get to work on leading edge software that runs at very large scale. The testing is still evolving as we have to find the right rhythm to support frequent releases and balance testing in the lab as well as testing some features in production.  The other major work challenge we have is trying to figure out the right way to…