KC Lemson

By KC Lemson [MS]

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They made a bunch of updates to the "Meet people who work at Microsoft" page, and I'm on the latest update: http://members.microsoft.com/careers/mslife/meetpeople/. I like the way mine turned out, although I did do a lot of heavy editing as the first version they had from my interview made me sound like a bill-worshipper because on the spur of the moment, the only funny stories I could think of about work happened to both be bill related (one of them was pretty stupid too, I rode up with him in an elevator once and on one floor, a woman with a massive stuffed gorilla got on and they started talking. Wow, what a great story, I can hear you thinking! :-). I know we get criticized as a company a lot for that, so I didn't want that to be the impression that job seekers took away from my profile as that's not the point I wanted to make.

I love what it ended up as... it emphasizes work-life balance which is obviously very important to me, the challenges and fun of working on a variety of projects and the ownership you get when you do work on something, and being empowered to make life at Microsoft better not just for myself but for others.
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    Do you think you're blog readership is so large to have a 'slashdot effect'? :)

  • Hi KC,

    I wished to ask you a few questions about living in the Redmond area - from a parent's perspective. (I am coming to MS in June). I can't seem to dig up any email address for you. If you get this message - could you email me and I can then reply. Visit www.bluttman.com and follow the link to email me. Hope you get this message!

    Thanks,
    Ken Bluttman

  • This guy's parents had a strange sense of humor:
    http://members.microsoft.com/careers/epdb/profileDetailPage.aspx?profileID=61

    What a name.

  • I'm sure it's not an odd word in his native language =)

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