Microsoft Onboard Process

Intel rbe
Mar 12 14 Comments

Got an offer weeks ago and immigration team reached out to me for visa evaluation + background check. HR doesn’t response any email.. Please share if you went through the same process.

How long does it take Microsoft immigration team to take visa evaluation?
And how long does it take Fragomen to file h1b transfer after visa evaluation?

Thanks!

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  • Amadeus Trick2g
    New Tc, location and yoe please!
    Mar 120
  • Microsoft / Engquijibo
    It can take a month, easily, just for the background check. Longer for immigration. Patience ☺
    Mar 125
    • Intel rbe
      OP
      😭😭😭cannot wait to move to Seattle
      Mar 12
    • Microsoft / Engquijibo
      I know of someone who signed their offer in May and started in September. Ive also heard of it going a little faster, and a little slower.
      Mar 12
    • Intel rbe
      OP
      Damn that sounds real for Microsoft.
      Mar 12
    • Microsoft / Engquijibo
      It's real for the US immigration system. And for people trying to validate education and employment in countries that have record keeping that they don't trust very much.
      Mar 12
    • Intel rbe
      OP
      Yeah just need to keep waiting..
      Mar 12
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    I have managed that process as a hiring manager. Be patient. “The time it takes is what it takes” as we say.

    What process does Fragomen have to post the job and interview you?

    If you share where you found the job posting and how the interview process is managed I can explain how that affects things.
    Mar 122
    • Intel rbe
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      Thanks! They don’t mention those processes on the job posting. But I believe it’s pretty general for all new hires..
      Mar 12
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      Where did you get the job posting? It matters who you posted it and where.

      Did Microsoft post it on a job board somewhere? Or did a recruiter post it and on which board?
      Mar 12
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    I’d recommend just asking if you can work in your local Microsoft office in India.

    Microsoft has offices in roughly 150 countries. The fact that Microsoft gets any visas at all is a mystery. Microsoft doesn’t need visas to hire people.
    Mar 121
    • Microsoft / Datachsm
      Avoid working in the US. That country will destroy your soul.
      Mar 12
  • Amazon HAzq58
    From accepting the offer till h1b receipt is about two months.
    Mar 121
    • Intel rbe
      OP
      😪😪😪that’s really a long time.
      Mar 12

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