Have started recently (fresh memory) and spent a minimum time at Microsoft – Anticipated response rate ~ 20% • Randomly selected 1189 developers with 6-13 months experience at Microsoft • 411 complete response (34.57%)
influence the time to first check-in? Median population of new hires across all product divisions take 4-10% of the maximum time to first check-in. Working with some specific product group has no significant impact on the time to check-in.
to first check-in? Inexperienced new hires make early first check- ins (~20%) compared to experienced new hires. Senior developers perform consistently and make early first check- ins compared to middle level SDE.
relocate • Set-up the system • Understand the existing system and their role • Acquire technical and functional knowledge • Miscellaneous: writing proposals, participate in events like Hackathons, etc.