Monthly Archives: March 2012

Join Our Talent Network to Win

Beginning Friday, March 30th, everyone that joins the Microsoft CSS Talent Network using one of the links that we provide (below or via our social networks) will be entered to win a Microsoft “Welcome Pack” which includes a yet-to-be-determined Xbox game.  This what we send to all new hires upon acceptance of an offer to join our team.

The contest will begin March 30th and run through April 14th.  A winner will be drawn at random on April 16th.

There are just a few “rules”:

  • Cut-off to be entered into the drawing is 11:59PM April 14th.
  • You can only join the Talent Network one time during the duration of this contest; duplicate entries will not be counted
  • Please include an email address that you regularly check as that will be the method we use to notify our winner
  • Open only to those currently residing in the US. You must have a US address to be entered into the contest

Join our Talent Network  today for your chance to win!

If you have any questions, please contact Travis Scott at v-trscot@microsoft.com

Good luck!

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Jennifer Chayes Receives Leadership Award

We would like to congratulate Jennifer Chayes, Distinguished Scientist and Managing Director of Microsoft Research New England on the Leadership Award she received from the Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology.

Its people like Jennifer that make Microsoft a great place be!

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Microsoft Charlotte Employees Help Out After Tornado

Some of you may or may not be aware that this past week-end Charlotte experienced a Tornado where a 7 year old little boy by the name of Jamal  Stevens was thrown  350 Ft away from his home landing on the side of the interstate. Jamal who is a twin, suffered only minor injuries where he and his sister where released from the Hospital today.  Jamal’s biggest concern was that his beloved Xbox Video Game Console didn’t survive the storm.  After reading the story there has been an outpour from Microsoft Charlotte Campus Employees wanting to purchase Jamal a new Xbox Console.  Special Thanks to Lex Thomas, Principal TAM and Leonard Ross, Sr. Technical Account Manager from the Services Team, Jamal received a new Xbox 360 Kinect , six Xbox games, a Xbox Live Subscription and a Microsoft Kids Sweatshirt. (http://usnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/03/05/10581861-tornado-drops-boy-on-highway-350-ft-from-home)

-Story courtesy of Michelle Thomas, Citizenship & Public Affairs Manager @ Microsoft Charlotte Campus

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Microsoft Voted Best in Ireland

Microsoft has been voted “Best Large Company” to work for in Ireland for the fourth year in a row. The Great Place to Work organization’s list, which bills itself as “Ireland’s most comprehensive study of workplace culture”, highlights organizations that “create and maintain an environment of trust in the workplace”. Google ranked second.

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