6 years ago today...

i began my journey at microsoft.  i was really excited and couldn’t think of a better fit than the job and the company i was about to start at for me and my career.  there were a few things that happened that i found amusing.  that first day i received my “blue badge” (full time microsoft employees…

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consumerization of it

i’ve been with microsoft almost 6 years now and ever since i started i have been able to bring my own computer to work (and often do).  the day i started (october 31, 2005) was the start of the greatest employment journey i could have ever wished for.  i received and unboxed my very first…

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back to dogfooding

probably the coolest part of working for microsoft is the opportunity to dogfood so many amazing technologies before they are released.  from windows and office to xbox and windows live there have been so many opportunities to take a look ahead i have lost count. there are times while i have been with microsoft that…

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microspotting

before i started at microsoft on october 31, 2005 (yes – it’s almost been four years!) i spent a lot of time combing through posts on channel9, jobsblog and the careers site.  i wanted to get a sense of whether i would fit in.  fortunately i was interviewed for and accepted the perfect job and…

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giving campaign

it’s october again and at the end of the month i will have been with microsoft for 3 years.  starting on october 31st, i completely missed out on one of my favorite internal microsoft campaigns – the giving campaign.  each october microsoft allows its employees to direct corporate contributions matching our own contributions to nonprofits…

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