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Does Microsoft Hire Felons?

There are 60% possibility that Microsoft hire people with felonies.

  • Microsoft is one of the employers that signed the Fair Chance Business Pledge
  • Microsoft might have posted job vacancies in felon friendly job boards in the past. Source: Internal database
  • Some people mentioned through comments, reviews that Microsoft hire felons. Source: Q&A Boards / Forums
  • Certain job descriptions from Microsoft mentioned background check requirement. Source: Jobs by Indeed

However this does not mean that Microsoft will definitely hire you, so do not get disappointed and discouraged when you get rejected. What the policy means is that Microsoft will not discriminate against you based on your felony or misdemeanor.

We could not guarantee that the information above is 100% accurate since there might be changes in Microsoft hiring policy which makes our database outdated, or there are glitches in our program while scanning job descriptions.

About Working at Microsoft



Microsoft is computer hardware & software company that received a job rating of 4.4 out of 5.0 from 34,924 reviews. This company has a good score of culture and values. The management performs good senior leadership.

Microsoft, as some say, offers a good compensation & benefit. Employees at Microsoft also think that they have a good career opportunities in this company. This can be seen from a good rating for worklife balance.

Overall (4.4)

Culture and Values (4.3)

Senior Leadership (4.0)

Compensation & Benefit (4.1)

Career Opportunities (4.1)

Worklife Balance (4.1)

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Jobs for Felons at Microsoft

If you are an ex-offender and looking for jobs at Microsoft, you can try the followings:

  1. Visit Microsoft official website and search for career link. You need to do job search manually.
  2. Find jobs at Microsoft on employment website made for people with criminal records such as
  3. Search felon friendly jobs at Microsoft on various job boards such as Indeed, Zip Recruiter